iWorld

Cyber Security violations should be dealt with: Sibal

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/internet-images/2015/09/16/Untitled-1_10.jpg?itok=aFr_xSZ0

 NEW DELHI: Even as National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon feels that the issue needs to be settled in international law, Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal said Indian authorities should have the jurisdiction to deal with cyber attacks against the country irrespective of their source.

Sibal said that there should be "accountability and responsibility" in the cyber space. "If there is a cyber space violation and the subject matter is India because it impacts India, then India should have jurisdiction. For example, if I have an embassy in New York, then anything that happens in that embassy is Indian territory and there applies Indian Law.

"If the impact of such a violation is on India, then Indian courts must have the jurisdiction. That should apply across the world," he said.

When it was pointed out at an Observer Research Foundation seminar on cyber security that the American National Security Agency was accused of spying on Indian and other missions there, Sibal said, "Do not trivialise the issue."

Menon said, "It is not a settled issue in international laws. That is why you need an agreement and consensus on it."

Sibal said: "The issue of identity in cyber space is of enormous importance. There must be accountability and responsibility in the cyber space."

He said the government believed in complete freedom of cyber space. “Freedom of expression is central to our ideological stand on cyber space but at the same time, there should be a de facto recognition of threats that are there in cyber space."

"We need to deal with those threats locally and globally. We need a consensus on those. What we don't need is a governed space. I think governance in cyber space is oxymoron," he said.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/20/Mukesh_Ambani_800.jpg?itok=Xu9mwlmY
Jio PAT at Rs 891 cr; FTTH beta trails encouraging

Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani’s largest startup company in the world – Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (Jio) reported 6.1 percent growth in standalone profit after taxes (PAT) at Rs 891 crore for the quarter ended 30 June 2019 (Q1 2020, quarter or period under review) as compared to the Rs 840 crore in the...

iWorld Telecom
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/20/broadband.jpg?itok=lsN2Eajs
Broadband subs growth still sluggish in May 2019

India’s broadband subscribers growth has slowed down over the past few months according to data released by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). For the first time in 17 months, two consecutive months saw subscribers grow less than 1 crore (10 million, 100 lakh) per month.

iWorld Broadband
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/19/mx-player.jpg?itok=uUGfyoh6
MX Player now on Amazon Fire TV Stick and Android TV

MUMBAI: Emerging as the one-stop-shop for all things entertainment, MX Player – India’s leading streaming platform is now going beyond your mobile phones and will feature on Amazon Fire TV Stick and Android TV.  The entertainment app offers viewers an online content library with multi-genre and...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/19/sonyliv.jpg?itok=vFmUMLAY
Globally acclaimed sitcom ‘Community’ now live on SonyLIV

MUMBAI: Looking for a new show to add to your watchlist, this monsoon? How about a sitcom that will tickle your funny bone and get you on a binge-watch spree? SonyLIV, India’s first premium video on demand (VOD) platform brings you 6 seasons of the cult American comedy series -Community. Rated 8.5...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/19/voot.jpg?itok=pMTL_ZkQ
Viacom18’s Tanya Bami steps down as head Voot Originals & VP content

Viacom Digital Ventures' Tanya Bami has resigned from her role as head of Voot Originals and vice president content. Bami is expected to be at the company for a couple of months to serve her notice period. The veteran media executive joined Voot in November 2015 from Zee Entertainment Enterprises...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/19/Reed-Hastings.jpg?itok=IZbtYoLI
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on global opportunity, subscriber addition and competition

With Disney all set to enter the direct-to-consumer business with its streaming app, Netflix missing its subscriber addition forecast globally along with losing subscribers in the domestic market is likely to be trouble. Although stocks of the FANG company stumbled as an aftermath of the Q2 result...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/18/amazon.jpg?itok=NYuZT_0E
Prime Day 2019 was the biggest two-day celebration ever for Prime members in India

MUMBAI: Prime members in India joined members in 17 countries celebrating Prime Day, enjoying the best of shopping, savings and entertainment. Following the epic two-day event with thousands of deals just for Prime members, sales surpassed the previous Prime Day and any other two-day period making...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/18/matru.jpg?itok=CVUD4rSG
Regional content start-up Matrubharti enters video streaming space

Matrubharti, a vernacular content start-up which has been providing a curated platform for content creators to publish ebooks and snackable social media content in regional languages such as Hindi, Gujarati and Marathi besides English, has today announced that it has diversified its content...

iWorld Video On Demand
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/18/ALL.jpg?itok=msTEGCKi
Netflix confirms Q3 roll-out of lower-priced mobile-screen plan for India

Finally taking note of the price-sensitive Indian market, streaming giant Netflix has decided to roll out a lower-priced mobile screen plan in India. Netflix sees the new plan, which will launch in Q3, as an effective measure to expand its business in India. Earlier, the streaming platform...

iWorld Over The Top Services

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories