‘Auction’ of India’s Muslim women shows tech weaponised for abuse | Internet News

Six months ago, pilot Hannah Khan saw her picture on an app that appeared to be “auctioning” dozens of Muslim women in India. The app was quickly removed, no one was charged, the issue was stuck – until a similar app appeared on New Year’s Day. Khan was not present on the new app called … Read more

Kazakhstan: ong denuncia blackout nazionale di internet – Europa

(ANSA) – MOSCOW, Jan 05 – The national internet outage in Kazakhstan. Web monitoring group NetBlocks denounced on Twitter that day. “Kazakhstan is currently experiencing a nationwide internet blackout after a day of mobile internet outages” and “other partial restrictions,” the NGO said, declaring that this “could severely limit coverage of the ongoing anti-government protests.” … Read more

Shares in Future Group firms fall as court dismisses appeal | Business and Economy News

A court in Delhi has rejected Future Retail’s appeal to declare its arbitration proceedings with Amazon.com illegal. Shares in Future Group companies plunged a day after an Indian court rejected Future Retail’s appeal to declare arbitration proceedings with now separate partner Amazon.com Inc illegal. Judge Amit Bansal said in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday … Read more

Elon Musk’s Starlink hits a wall in India | Business and Economy News

India has notified Starlink, which has not yet obtained a license, to refund customers and withhold new orders. Billionaire Elon Musk’s satellite internet project Starlink told its members that the Indian government has asked the company to return all of its pre-orders so it receives licenses to operate in the country. As always, you can … Read more

Inapp, 570mila lavoratori su piattaforme, 36% per pasti – Economia

There are 570,521 people offering their work through digital platforms (so-called platform workers) which is equal to 25.6% of the total of those who earn online. The data comes from the INAPP ‘Virtual Work in the Real World’ study according to which 36.2% of these workers work in home delivery of meals while 14% deliver … Read more

India competition watchdog orders probe into Apple’s business | Business and Economy News

The request comes in response to allegations that Apple has been abusing its dominant position in the app market. India’s competition watchdog has ordered an investigation into Apple Inc’s business practices in the country, saying it was an initial view that the iPhone maker had violated some antitrust laws. The request from the Competition Commission … Read more