June 17, 2021

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MisDisMal-Information 44: Of Unbundling social media, fake news, importing conspiracies

This is an excerpt from Edition 44 of MisDisMal-Information For the complete edition, go to: Of Unbundling social media, fake news, importing conspiracies – MisDisMal-Information (substack.com) In this edition Various proposals to ‘unbundle’ social media platform features. Fake engagement and its negative...

Rohan Seth quoted in Logically on the portrayal of surveillance tech in Family Man season 2

Rohan Seth was quoted in a Logically article on the portrayal of surveillance tech in Family Man season 2. On the question of whether the show treats the breach of privacy in the name of national security, Rohan said: As...

Prateek Waghre quoted in Rest of World on Koo’s emerging prominence in Nigeria

Prateek Waghre was quoted in Rest of World on Koo’s emerging prominence in Nigeria. Rest of World reported that Koo is selling itself in Nigeria as a substitute to Twitter after the latter was blocked in the country last month....

All Things Policy: Bring Petrol under GST

 Nearly 60% of the price you pay for petrol goes to the Union and State Governments as taxes. As petrol prices hover around Rs. 100 per litre in many cities, there is a call for bringing petrol under the...