The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has issued draft modifications to the Information Technology Rules, 2021, stating that these would guarantee that the Constitutional rights of Indians are not breached by Big Tech platforms.
Officials have confirmed that India has experienced a noteworthy upsurge in cases of cyber fraud and an increase in phishing attacks, financial frauds, mail-spams and ransomware attacks during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Unfriendly clauses in business laws have grown drastically in recent times. If India has to go up World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index, there should be a master document citing all compliance obligations for each product.
The unwarranted rush in increasing the tenure to five years by resorting to the ordinance route has dismayed many as investigative agencies are often being used by governments to further their interests.