ICANN has appointed Nitin Wali, a 25-year veteran of the technology industry, as the Senior Director of Stakeholder Engagement for the South Asia region, covering Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka. For the last 18 months Wali has been Regional Director for GoDaddy Registry.
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Classic Internet Censorship: New regulations in Indonesia show that strict online controls are no longer confined to autocratic countries like China.
I want us to consider the implications of this new reality: In three of the four most populous countries in the world, governments have now given themselves the power to order that the internet be wiped of citizens’ posts that the authorities don’t like.
INterpol: More than 1,000 arrests and $27m intercepted in massive financial crime crackdown
[news release] An operation coordinated by INTERPOL codenamed HAECHI-II saw police arrest more than 1,000 individuals and intercept a total of nearly US$27 million of illicit funds, underlining the global threat of cyber-enabled financial crime.
India is trying to build its own internet
While Twitter finds itself in a prolonged standoff with the Indian government over the company’s refusal to take down certain accounts, a senior executive of a very similar Indian social network says the sudden attention on his app has been “overwhelming.”
The worldwide web as we know it may be ending
Over the last year, the worldwide web has started to look less worldwide.
India restores 4G mobile internet in Kashmir after 550 days
India ended an 18-month-long ban on high speed internet services on mobile devices in disputed Kashmir, where opposition to New Delhi has deepened after it revoked the region’s semi-autonomy.
INRegistry Offers Free IDN .IN Domains To Stimulate Demand in January
INRegistry is offering free .in Internationalised Domain Names in any of the 22 official Indian languages whenever a .in domain name is registered. Registrants will also get a free email address in the local language.
Vietnam threatens to shut down Facebook over censorship requests – source; Pakistani Censorship and India Pressures Twitter
Vietnam has threatened to shut down Facebook in the country if it does not bow to government pressure to censor more local political content on its platform, a senior official at the U.S. social media giant told Reuters.
Google will invest $10 billion in India over the next few years
Google is planning to invest $10 billion in India as part of plans to make the internet “affordable and useful” for a billion people.
Instagram pounces on India market after TikTok is banned
TikTok has had a difficult week, to say the least — and rival Instagram just made it much harder.