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Personal Data Protection Bill Introduced in Lok Sabha Amid Protests

The Centre on Wednesday introduced the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, empowering the government to ask companies including Facebook, Google, and others for anonymised personal data and non-personal data.The move was vehemently opposed by the Congress and the TMC. Calling it a violation of "fundamental rights" of citizens, they demanded...
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EU Antitrust Regulators Mull Tougher Line Against Tech Giants

EU antitrust regulators are considering taking a tougher line against tech giants by forcing them to do more to ensure a level playing field, a senior European Commission official said on Tuesday, a move which could affect Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Google.The four US tech companies are currently in EU competition...
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Sellers Set the Prices on Their Own, Amazon India Claims

Sellers Set the Prices on Their Own, Amazon India ClaimsDismissing allegations of deep discounting and predatory pricing, a top Amazon India executive on Monday asserted that sellers set their prices independently and the platform follows government rules very carefully in the country. Amazon India on Monday also announced that it...
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Government Likely to Bring New E-Commerce Policy in 2020

Government Likely to Bring New E-Commerce Policy in 2020Government may bring the e-commerce policy in the current fiscal though no timeline can be given, a senior official has said. In February, the government had released a new draft e-commerce policy that provided for regulating cross-border data flows and setting up...
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