Mid-week Internet Buzz: Naukri gets a makeover, Matrimony search is hot..and more

Cell, Internet cos held liable for obscene content?
Can somebody teach web2.0 to sarkar? As per the new proposal from a parliamentary committee, service providers will be held liable for any obscene content or crime taking place using their platforms. In another proposal that may adversely affect job and matrimonial sites, the committee has suggested a fine of Rs 25 crore for failure to protect data.

i.e. if you are running a social network or video site or a job site, be ready for frequent visits to the jail. I am sure Google.Orkut will hire a battery of lawyers !

Naukri.com gets a makeover, improves job search

Improves search, and some dose of web 2.0/AJAX.

ESPN-Star Cricket earns Rs 140 cr from T20

ESPN-Star Cricket, the official broadcaster of the ICC World Twenty20, is said to have earned more than Rs 140 crore from selling ad slots for the 27 matches played in the tournament

Matrimony sites tie Indian surfers in a knot
While the Indian surfer still prefers to use the internet for emailing, job search and instant messaging, activities such as matrimonial searches, dating and social networking are fast catching up, says a report. While, almost 51 per cent of all internet users undertake dating/friendship activities, 48 per cent of them are into matrimonial searches. “Online matrimonial search has come to establish itself among the ‘mainline’ online activities.

Global Net telephony service providers face tax query

After Vodafone Essar, the tax authorities have now put global Internet-based long distance telephone service providers (Y!/Google) under the scanner to determine whether these companies are required to pay service tax in India

PC sales log more than 1.7 million in Q1: MAIT

Falling prices of notebooks fuel demand from households

[New launches]

ApnaCircle

SneakCast

[Market Reports]

Online classifieds Industry in India – Naukri & Shaadi.com lead the way

TRAI’s report on Indian Telecom Industry and the dismal broadband penetration in India

Bluetooth advertising: the new mobile advertising model for Indian market

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