Regulating Digital India

Discriminatory algorithms will be the most complex of challenges for regulators

From skills to sustainable livelihoods

FUTURE READY: The jobs of the future will lie not in traditional areas but at the intersection of new pursuits for the millennials and digital natives

Shashi Shekhar Vempati
Regulating the digital economy is emerging as one of the most significant policy issues the world over, seizing the attention of lawmakers and the intelligentsia alike. China’s recent regulatory moves requiring disclosure by platforms on the kind of algorithms being used by them was one of the first such moves towards regulating algorithms. The Indonesian parliament has recently passed a data protection law that carries significant penalties for violations of privacy. With the Indian government withdrawing an earlier draft bill on data privacy and seeking to replace it with a comprehensive digital framework, the issues around regulating the digital economy have become ever more important.

Accountability of technology platforms was also the subject of focus in the United States recently
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First Published: Sep 22 2022 | 5:29 PM IST

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