Thursday, November 16, 2012

  • November 16 is celebrated as National Press Day in India. At a conference organized by the Press Council of India, the Prime Ministers was quoted as favoring self regulation of the media as opposed to any form of state censorship. Speaking at the same meeting, Congress Member of Parliament Manish Tewari spoke about the delicate balance involved in maintaining the freedom of the press.
  • As reported earlier the full report of the Group of Experts on Privacy is available here. Useful summaries of the report can be read here and here.
  • The Google India Transparency Report has been published and is available here.
  • Google India has apparently been fined by the Income Tax Department, for improper accounting standards resulting in reporting of deflated income.

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