All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘India’

Google Begins Censoring Content In India

Google and Facebook, among others, have begun complying with demands by the government of India that they filter religiously and socially objectionable content from their sites. A court in Dehli gave several internet companies – including Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and more – 15 days to comply with the court’s demands to remove content. According to India’s NDTV, Google and Facebook …

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Amazon.com Speculated To Launch in India, Calls Itself Junglee.com

Sources say that Amazon.com is developing a website for India called Junglee.com. According to the source, the page isn’t operational as of yet, but it is reportedly still in the developmental stages. Amazon.com is already preparing to launch a marketplace with many Indian e-commerce ventures and only moderate transactions. It has been reported that Amazon.com is not yet permitted to …

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Google Smartphone Apps On Top In India

Google’s Android has blown onto the scene in India. Since the behemoth growth of Android in India in 2011, the country has exploded to the forefront in terms of shipment. A Nielsen Informate panel discovered Android users in India spent greater than 40% of their time on smartphones using data. 25% of of the time, the panel found, was spent …

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Facebook, Google Challenge India Prosecution

Late last week we brought you news that the government of India had sanctioned prosecution of Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and others for their refusal to remove objectionable content from search and social networking sites. The High Court of India refused requests from the companies to stay the proceedings, and threatened that the sites could be blocked in India just as …

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India Pursues Prosecution of Facebook, Microsoft, and Google

The Indian government has initiated legal proceedings against a number of search, social networking, and technology companies. The government found sufficient cause to pursue prosecution of the companies for refusing to regulate offensive content. Ten of the 21 companies are based outside India. These include Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo, and YouTube. The companies are required to present themselves to the …

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