Online gaming companies can't bet on outcome of games: MoS IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar
"As per the principles laid under the rule, wagering on the outcome of a game will not be allowed. All online gaming companies will have to register with the self-regulatory body that will decide on the action required to be taken as per the rules," Rajeev Chandrasekhar said.
Immediately fix incorrect map of India: Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar tells WhatsApp
The minister reiterated that all social media platforms that do business in India must use correct maps. "Dear @WhatsApp Rqst that u pls fix the India map error asap. All platforms that do business in India and/or want to continue to do business in India, must use correct maps," said Chandrasekhar. Earlier this week, he cautioned video calling platform Zoom's founder and CEO Eric Yuan to "make sure" that he used the correct map of the countries the company does business in or wants to do business in.
India largest 'connected' nation with over 800 mn broadband users: Rajeev Chandrasekhar
"We also expect further technological innovations as well as updated regulatory policies to remain relevant. The deep involvement by all stakeholders will be the third leg of this 'Global Standard Cyber Law Framework' that, we hope, will catalyse the Indian Internet and the economy," Chandrasekhar told the gathering at the three-day event in the national capital on Sunday.
Government focussed on enhancing Internet penetration: IT Minister
Addressing the India Space Congress 2022, organised by Satcom Industry Association, Chandrasekhar said: "SatCom is key for delivery of quality Internet. It will play an important role to enable Internet connectivity to 1.2 billion Indians by 2025-26."
Centre aims to make Big Tech pay for using content from news publishers
According to Minister of State for IT and Electronics, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, the government is mulling revision in IT laws to effect this change. "The market power on digital advertising that is currently being exercised by the Big Tech majors, which places Indian media companies at a position of disadvantage, is an issue that is seriously being examined in the context of new legalisations and rules," the minister told The Times of India.
Uber files: Rajeev Chandrasekhar assures tougher rules to tame Big Tech
"India will also have new laws and regulations. The issue of laws and rules in the tech space will be a continuously evolving one. Whether there will be structurally new laws, amendments to old laws, additional rules and directions, I would say, all of the above," Chandrasekhar was quoted as saying in the report.