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Overcoming digital divide – analysis (India)

India’s policies towards digital regulation are inadequate. Future policy-making must be based on economic considerations and evidence, not on myopic political considerations In 2014, the Narendra Modi-led Government came to power with an objective of ‘minimum Government, maximum governance, aimed at…

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Regulating a Digital Economy: An Indian Perspective

The “fourth industrial revolution” which has been characterised by end-to-end digitalisation has led to unprecedented increases in connectivity and data flows. By 2017, Asia had the largest number of internet users in the world, with 1.9 billion people online. Joshua…

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Tax Department’s Consultation On Digital Taxation May End Up Being An Academic Exercise, Experts Say

Technology giants like Facebook, Google, Amazon, Alibaba and other such digital companies derive considerable value from a large user base. For instance, some digital companies sell user data for targeted advertising. It’s this value that nations now want to tax.…

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India:Google tax may be broadened to cover non-digital MNCs

MUMBAI: A budgetary proposal to tax multinationals with a substantial user base in India such as Google and Facebook is now being widened to include non-digital companies. This could mean that any company that merely sells goods or services in…