Science & Technology Harvard Gazette

Today people are living longer than ever. But those who describe social media as a very important source of political news for them, personally, are more likely to say the internet has had a good impact on politics relative to those who say social media are less important, or to those who do not use social media at all.

In most countries, those who say social media are a very important news source are more likely to say these platforms have increased ordinary people’s ability to have a meaningful voice in politics, and that they have helped nongovernmental groups to promote their causes.

Around nine-in-ten Jordanians say access to mobile phones, the internet and social media has made people more informed about current events, but a similar share says this access makes them more vulnerable to being manipulated with rumors and false information.

The Srikrishna Committee wants to localise data for law enforcement to have easy access to data, to prevent foreign surveillance, to build an artificial intelligence ecosystem in India, and because undersea cables through which data transfers take place are vulnerable to attacks.

Prepared by: The guidelines was prepared as a joint project by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in the Union Ministry of Science and Technology and Indian Council of Medical Research and Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation in the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.