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Filtering of websites with obscene/objectionable content poses a technical challenge - Sachin Pilot tells in Rajya Sabha

Submitted by dhananjay on Wed, 08/24/2011 - 19:03

Every infrastructure/service may be used for hosting variety of applications and content of any nature. The web infrastructure does not distinguish the nature of content. The technology is therefore, used for purposes which may be liked by one section of society and not liked by other sections of society. Several groups have hosted websites with obscene/objectionable content on internet for variety of purposes. Such sites can be accessed by all sections of users. Most of such websites are hosted outside the country.

32nd Meeting of Asia-Pacific Advanced Network(APAN) Begins in India

Submitted by dhananjay on Tue, 08/23/2011 - 21:14

New Delhi: The 32nd meeting of Asia-Pacific Advanced Network (APAN), the first ever in South Asia, was formally inaugurated by Shri Sachin Pilot and Shri Milind Deora, Ministers of State for Communications and Information Technology here today. ERNET India in association with National Knowledge Network (NKN) and with the support of Department of Information Technology, Govt. of India is organizing 32nd meeting of APAN from 22-26 August 2011.

Government proposes to bring Right to Privacy Bill

Submitted by dhananjay on Thu, 08/18/2011 - 23:18

Delhi: The Government proposes to bring out a legislation that will provide protection to individuals in case their privacy is breached through unlawful means. For the purpose it is working on ‘Right to Privacy’ Bill. The drafting of the legislation is at a very preliminary stage and details of the legislation are yet to be finalized.

This was stated by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Shri V.Narayanasamy in written reply to question in the Rajya Sabha today.

Overcharging and porting complaints against Reliance and other Telecom operators

Submitted by dhananjay on Wed, 08/17/2011 - 22:04

Delih: Shri Milind Deora, the Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology today informed Lok Sabha in written reply to a question that complaints have been received against some of the telecom operators including Reliance for overcharging and preventing the customers from porting.

Birlasoft Pioneers with Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Offering

Submitted by dhananjay on Tue, 08/16/2011 - 20:50

New Delhi: Birlasoft, the global IT services arm of the multi-billion dollar C K Birla Group, today (16Aug 2011) announced its Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) strategy designed to help businesses become more agile, gain greater visibility into their data, and balance business risk and responsiveness. Since the law was published in 2010, Birlasoft has setup a domain led competency to carry out comprehensive research and thought leadership for organizations grappling to understand and respond to the law's still evolving technology requirements.