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Mozilla, other internet bodies red flag IT rule changes; seek fresh consultation

Mozilla and a few other global internet bodies have urged the government to scrap current changes being mulled in IT rules for social media and other platforms, and suggested that fresh public consultation be undertaken on ways to curb harmful speech online. These organisations, which also include the Wikimedia Foundation and GitHub, have raised “deep concerns” in an open letter to IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad over ... Read More »

Google Play Store comments section adds spam button, thumbs up to better flag comments

Google is simplifying the system for giving feedback on Play Store app reviews. You can now give a simple “thumbs up” if you like a comment or report it as spam if it’s rude, off-topic, or otherwise egregious. This replaces the previous system where you would pick between a thumbs up or down to rate someone’s review. It’s clear that ... Read More »