Category Archives: Telecommunications Law

National Digital Communications Policy-2018: Govt.

The Indian Cabinet has  approved the National Digital Communications Policy-2018 (NDCP-2018) and re-designation of the Telecom Commission as the “Digital Communications Commission”. The key objectives of the policy are: Broadband for all; Creating four million additional jobs in the Digital … Continue reading

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Recommendations on Privacy of Data released: TRAI

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has released its Recommendations on Privacy, Security and Ownership of the Data in the Telecom Sector. https://bit.ly/2JrSCbv

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Kansas wiretap orders “not insufficient”: USSC

The United States Supreme Court ruled that wiretap orders issued by a Kansas judge for investigation of a drug distribution ring were not lacking any information that the statute required them and hence were not facially insufficient. “Because the Orders … Continue reading

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‘Actual knowledge’ of ISPs required to impose liability: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently ruled that ‘actual knowledge’ and not ‘general awareness’ of internet intermediaries is required to impose liability on them for infringement with respect to a specific copyright work. The Court was entertaining an appeal filed by … Continue reading

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New Print Media Advertisement policy: Govt.

Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has framed a New Print Media Advertisement Policy for Directorate of Advertising & Visual Publicity (DAVP) with the objective to promote transparency and accountability in issuing of advertisements in print media. The policy focuses on … Continue reading

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Equalisation Levy Rules, 2016 notified: Govt.

Indian Government recently notified Equalisation Levy Rules, 2016 on digital transactions in consonance with the initiative of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The Rules shall come into force w.e.f. June 1, 2016. The Finance Act, 2016 (Act) has introduced … Continue reading

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Telecom Consumers Protection (Eighth Amendment) Regulations, 2015 released: TRAI

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued the “Telecom Consumers Protection (Eighth Amendment) Regulations, 2015” to protect the interest of consumers using wireless data service. TRAI has been receiving several complaints from consumers regarding non-availability of information relating to … Continue reading

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