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Lower House passes The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2019

Indian Lower House today passed “The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill – 2019”. The Bill has been formulated recognizing the need for regulation of the use and application of Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) technology, for establishing identity of missing … Continue reading

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Telecom Commercial Communication Customer Preference Regulation, 2018 notified: TRAI

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has notified Telecom Commercial Communication Customer Preference Regulation, 2018 that is proposed to curb the problem of Unsolicited Commercial Communication (UCC). https://bit.ly/2nv3vRr The regulations provide for: Registration of senders (businesses and telemarketers) Through an … Continue reading

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Revised DTAA between India and Kenya notified: Govt.

The revised Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) between India and Kenya has been notified in the Official Gazette on 19th February, 2018. The revised DTAA will improve transparency in tax matters, help curb tax evasion and tax avoidance, remove double … 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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WIPRO refused injunction on their trademark BOLTS: DHC

The Delhi High Court refused to grant interim injunction in favor of IT giant Wipro’s customer care products arm for the use of the trademark VOLT by food processing company Heinz for glucose based chewy tablets. Plaintiff (Wipro Enterprises Limited) … Continue reading

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Child Bullying on Internet

The Government of India has taken various steps to combat cyber bullying which include: i) Ministry of Home Affairs has issued an Advisory on Preventing & combating Cyber Crime against Children dated 4th Jan., 2012, wherein it was advised to … Continue reading

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Preference to Domestic Companies

In terms of the policy for providing preference to domestically manufactured electronic products in procurement due to security considerations and in Government procurement, the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) has issued two notifications. Notification No. 8(41)/2012-IPHW dated 17.12.2012 … Continue reading

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