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Bringing the Next Billion Online

To realise the internet’s true potential, enabling discoverability of information through net neutrality, and safeguarding privacy of  all users is vital Here’s a tidbit: Right now, a Masai warrior with a smartphone has better access to information than the US President did 15 years ago. The internet

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How Internet Services and Telcos are Regulated in India

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has published a consultation paper proposing a regulatory framework for internet services and applications (called ‘OTT services’). Based on the comparison below, it would seem that the proposal for licensing of internet services is a terrible idea. Telecom Operators Internet Services

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Acquiring Patents for the Sake of Innovation

Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility could spur the organic evolution of the Android ecosystem without fear of patent litigation. When news trickled in that Google has completed its acquisition of Motorola Mobility for approximately  $12.5 billion, those familiar with contemporary software patent disputes were not surprised. The telecom industry

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Scanning the World’s Library

In the context of the Google Books project, all is not well with the search giant, with Justice Chin of the US District Court rejecting the proposed settlement between Google, the Authors Guild and the publishing industry. That said, it does not appear that Google has any immediate