Tag Archives: scrapped

What Government Said on Encryption Policy?

The government, though scrapped the encryption policy for WhatsApp, said it was required to ensure secure transactions in Cyber Space for individuals, businesses and Government. In a statement, it said, “A High Level Expert Committee’s recommendations on Encryption Policy were recently put up on its website by the Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY) for public comments. DeitY has ...

Read More »

Battered by Hackers, Sony Sucuumbs to Blackmail, Scraps ‘The Interview’ Release for Now

Blackmailed by hackers, Sony Pictures Entertainment has officially pulled the plug on the Christmas release of its much-awaited film “The Interview”, upsetting Charles Chun, who plays General Jong in the movie. “I cannot speak for everyone, but my sense is that we made a great film, we had so much fun doing it, audiences loved it at the preview and ...

Read More »

UGC Seeks Dropping of 8 More from ‘Deemed University Status’; SC to Hear Plea Tomorrow

The UGC has recommended removal of the deemed university status for 8 more universities due to poor academic output and not worthy of the status conferred upon them. Four of them are from Tamil Nadu, two in rajasthan, one in UP and another in Haryana. They are Bharat University, Chennai; PRIST University, Thanjavur; Vinayak Missions University, Salem; Academy of Maritime ...

Read More »