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Social Web

Net Neutrality or Why I have picked up Tor

The recent Net Neutrality debate has me scared. The very notion that the internet (which has always been considered as a free medium) needs to be regulated and controlled by a select few gives me the creeps. India has been always pro for regulation, and this has resulted in fewer scams, but take the Telecom […]

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Social Web

Thoughts on Net Neutrality and TRAI’s Regulatory Framework Proposal

On 27th March 2015, TRAI has released a Consultation Paper proposing a regulatory framework for Over The Top (OTT) services.

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Social Web

On Being Trolled and 66A

Everybody who is on the internet has probably heard of this term. Trolls or being trolled is fairly common. In fact there are sites such as 4chan where the sole purpose of the community is to troll on different activities. Reddit is also one such community, where a lot of users are actively trolling and […]

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Books

Half Girlfriend

On a lazy Saturday afternoon, during the Diwali weekend, I saw this book lying unread on our bookshelf. Chetan Bhagat is an author who did huge waves with the launch of his first book, however book after book have been thrashed. There is something about CB and numbers.

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Business Technology

Indian IT Industry

As an economy grows, businesses mature, their processes are set, the requirement of technology and process automation is felt. The growing IT spend in India seems to be largely fueled by start-ups and the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) sector.

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Business Web

OLX is not only Badi Badi Baatein

If you have missed out on the Badi Badi Baatein ad which has been running on the television for quite some time now, do check it out. I am embedding the ad below as well (I love the melody and the jingle … not to mention that sometimes I do identify with the procrastination tendencies […]

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Social

Indian politics: A conundrum of choice

This can also be titled, why I do not bother to vote any more. But lets keep that aside for the moment. Here’s the thing, there are basically only two major national parties (yes there are others who claim to be national parties, but who are we kidding). The Congress and the NDA. There are […]