Rohan Seth

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Do you have the right to be forgotten?

This article was first published in Deccan Herald. Views are personal. At the risk of sounding ignorant about Bollywood, I think Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara is one of the finest films the industry has ever produced. A story of three friends and...

All Things Policy: Cracking Down on China’s Tech Giants

Chinese regulators imposed a massive $2.8 billion fine on Alibaba over its alleged monopolistic practices. Alibaba’s affiliate Ant Group, China’s biggest payments provider, has also been forced to undergo a sweeping restructuring over regulatory concerns. Manoj Kewalramani and Rohan Seth...

Hand Me the Paper: The Effect of GDPR on Privacy Policies

A newsletter that chomps through PDFs and brings you the hottest content from the very niche world of tech-academia. Bite-sized. I do a fair bit of reading. I read 52 books last year and am doing it again this year. Starting this year, I...

All Things Policy: What Lies Ahead for Antitrust Reform

 The Democratic Party, which has strongly advocated regulation of large technology corporations, effectively controls Congress and the White House in the US. Anupam Manur and Rohan Seth join Prateek Waghre to discuss recent proposals for antitrust reform and the...

Thought Bubble 2.0 – 3rd April 2021

The second edition of the Thought Bubble of Takshashila Institution was held on Saturday, 3rd April. This series aims to familiarise all students of the GCPP (Public Policy, Defence and Foreign Affairs, Tech and Policy, and Health and Life Sciences)...

All Things Policy: Is Privacy a Competition Issue?

Google and Facebook have cornered the largest parts of the global digital advertising marketplace. The way these markets operate has a significant impact on privacy. With antitrust action picking up in multiple countries, Prateek Waghre and Rohan Seth discuss whether...

All Things Policy: Making the Net-work

 Why didn’t everyone switch from WhatsApp to the Signal messaging service earlier this year? Network effects, lock-in, and switching costs shape up our preferences every day. Anupam Manur talks to Rohan Seth about the different kinds of network effects...

Hand Me the Paper #8

You can subscribe to the newsletter here. I do a fair bit of reading. I read 52 books last year and am doing it again this year. Starting this year, I also plan on reading more academic papers around tech and policy. Recording my...

Takshashila Conducts a Policy Simulation Exercise for Its Specialisation Programmes

Takshashila conducted its second workshop for the 28th cohort of Graduate Programme in Public Policy (GCPP) from 12th -14th  March 2021. The policy simulation exercise for the Public Policy specialisation students was aimed at acquainting them with the nuances of policy formulation and...

All Things Policy: Welcome to the Splinternet

 Russia recently attempted to throttle Twitter, while China has blocked access to Signal and instituted new rules which require social media users to have government-issued credentials. These moves are in line with global efforts to impose greater control over...
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