What Parliament Panel Is Considering To Make Social Media Platforms More Accountable

A parliamentary committee on Thursday recommended widening the scope of proposed data protection legislation to include both personal and non-personal data and sought greater accountability for social media platforms by treating them as publishers. The Joint Committee on Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, headed by BJP MP PP Chaudhary, tabled its report in both the Houses on Thursday. The key highlights of the report include widening the scope of the draft legislation to also cover non-personal data, tighter regulation for social media platforms and the establishment of a statutory media…

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What NOT To Do as a Student (or Teacher) Blogger

Knowing What NOT to is as Important as Knowing What TO do Blogging may sound like something that is easy to do. Taking your thoughts and putting pen to paper (or should that be fingers to keyboard?) The truth is, blogging can be quite tricky to get the hang of. Much like social media, blogging can be open to plenty of issues and mistakes. Things that can make you come across in the wrong way, or not even interest your possible readers at all. So, how do you make sure…

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Real Estate in 2021: What We Can Expect

Over the years, millennials had begun to favour rentals rather than buying their own, thus shifting from the convention of settling down at a place they can call theirs’. With the year 2020 showing us the tougher aspects of life, people have realized the need to own a home, especially when working in a metropolitan city such as Kolkata. With the advent of remote working option post-Covid and the workplace shifting to home, people are looking for spacious homes to stay rather than rent out or invest in. The trend…

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What Are Jeff Siegel’s SPV Royalties?

Jeff Siegel, a massive advocate for investing in sustainable, environmentally-friendly industries, released a pitch where he was talking about making money off of royalties on Elon Musk’s no. 1 business. He says that we could be about to see a $50 trillion boom unravel and you can profit off of it with the right investment. In this article, we find out what he means by SPV royalties as well as what he is talking about when he says that you can start earning from investing in “Elon Musk’s No. 1…

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What to ask yourself before making any investment moves as the market falls

As the stock market sinks, you’ve probably already heard not to check your 401(k). Yet when it comes to steering your personal financial plan in a turbulent time, it’s still wise to take a proactive approach, according to Michael Liersch, a behavioral finance expert and global head of wealth planning and advice at JPMorgan Chase. Generally, people tend to take one of two strategies to uncertain markets, Liersch said. Either they decide on action no matter what or stick to a do-nothing approach. Those extreme approaches tend to happen when individual…

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What You Can Learn From An Unusual Investment

Company X is a good case study of how my idea generation process works and over time translates into new ideas for the partnership. The company was a spin-off from a healthcare company, one that I have followed for almost 15 years. The business being spun-off was the global Veterinary Distribution business which distributes drugs and supplies to veterinarians. It wasn’t a normal spin-off, but rather it was a combination of a spin-off with a merger with another company, a rapidly growing young company that provided Software as a Service…

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