India: Massive overhaul of digital regulation, with strict rules for take-down of illegal content and Automated scanning of online content
On February 25, the Indian Government notified and published Information Technology (Guidelines for Intermediaries and Digital media Ethics Code) Rules 2021. These rules mirror the Digital Services Act (DSA) proposal of the EU to some extent, since they propose a tiered approach based on the scale of the platform, they touch on intermediary liability, content moderation, take-down of […]
Mobile Platforms Address Data Privacy with 2018 Updates (iOS 12, Mojave, & Android P)
In light of recent debates over Facebook’s role in protecting users’ privacy against third-party app developers, many are recognizing the importance of mobile platforms in safeguarding user data. Apple emphasized privacy in its Worldwide Developers Conference (June 4-8, 2018), highlighting several privacy-related updates to the upcoming macOS and iOS 12. Google also made privacy a focus of their newest mobile operating system, Android P, with several key software updates that will restrict app developers’ access to data.