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India moves closer to regulating internet services as it fears ‘unimaginable disruption to democracy’ – TechCrunch

India moves closer to regulating internet services as it fears ‘unimaginable disruption to democracy’ – TechCrunch

India said on Monday that it is moving ahead with its plan to revise existing rules to regulate intermediaries — social media apps and others that rely on users to create their content — as they are causing “unimaginable disruption” to democracy. In a legal document filed with the country’s apex Supreme Court, the Ministry […]

Mexico will arrest kingpin’s son provided public not at risk-president

Mexico will arrest kingpin’s son provided public not at risk-president

FILE PHOTO: Cartel gunmen are seen outside during clashes with federal forces following the detention of Ovidio Guzman, son of drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, in Culiacan, Sinaloa state, Mexico October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jesus Bustamante/File Photo MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday his government will arrest Ovidio […]

UK quietly ditches porn age checks in favor of wider online harms rules – TechCrunch

UK quietly ditches porn age checks in favor of wider online harms rules – TechCrunch

A controversial UK government scheme to introduce mandatary age checks for accessing online pornography has been dropped — for now. Introduction of the measure, which was intended to protect children from accessing inappropriate content online, had already been delayed by several months this year, most recently after a bureaucratic oversight. The technical and regulatory challenges […]

Instagram will give you more control over your third-party apps…in about six months – TechCrunch

Instagram will give you more control over your third-party apps…in about six months – TechCrunch

Instagram is slowly rolling out a new feature that will help better protect your personal data from being accessed by your long-discarded, third-party applications — that is, any app you had once authorized to access your Instagram profile over the years. This may include websites you used for printing your Instagram photos, various dating apps or […]

Brexit day of reckoning: PM Johnson battles further delay

Brexit day of reckoning: PM Johnson battles further delay

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson appealed to lawmakers to back his last-minute Brexit deal in an extraordinary sitting of the British parliament on Saturday after his plans were plunged into chaos by his opponents’ moves to derail the legislation. More than three years since the United Kingdom voted 52-48% to leave the European […]

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