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European Commission drops plan to ban UK from science projects | European Commission

The European Commission has dropped plans for a blanket ban on UK involvement in EU research on space projects and supercomputers after a backlash from member states and leading scientists.

Thierry Breton, the former French finance minister who is now the EU internal market commissioner, had claimed the EU needed to keep control of intellectual property and that the UK’s involvement was an unacceptable security risk.

The commission’s proposal was criticised, however, by leading research institutions and questioned by EU capitals, including Germany, Belgium, Spain, Ireland, Italy and the Netherlands. Diplomats were concerned the bloc was treating the UK as

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Internet and Mobile Association of India says regulate, don’t ban digital currency

The Internet and Mobile Association of India has issued a plea to government not to ban digital currencies, but to regulate instead, as a means to unlock the “considerable benefits” of the digital currency sector.

The body, which represents ISPs, mobile networks and other digital businesses in India, said the government should instead introduce “robust mechanisms” for regulating the sector, in order to encourage job creation and economic growth.

In particular, the Internet and Mobile Association of India pointed to the scale and significance of cryptocurrency as an emerging sector in highlighting the need for a more pragmatic policy approach.

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India’s Internet and Mobile Association (IAMAI) Calls for Regulation not Ban of Digital Assets

The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has appealed to the government not to ban cryptocurrency. This appeal comes as reports continue to gather steam that the government intends to place major restrictions on cryptocurrency in the Asian nation. 

Crypto Regulation Key to Creating a Digital India

According to a report from the local news outlet Hindu Business Online, the IAMAI made this appeal in a statement on Wednesday. The association believes that cryptocurrency has enabled the creation of jobs in diverse sectors, including legal, compliance, tech, marketing, and finance for Indians home and abroad

IAMAI appealed to the

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Do not ban cryptocurrency, Internet and Mobile Association appeals to government

The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on Wednesday appealed to the government not to ban cryptocurrency, and instead proposed that robust mechanisms should be developed to regulate the ecosystem.

“Cryptocurrency has been generating jobs across a variety of functions — legal, compliance, tech, marketing, business development, finance — in India and abroad. Given the scale and diversity, the good governance and regulation of the cryptocurrency ecosystem in India is critical and will give impetus to the government of India’s Digital India vision,” IAMAI said in a statement.

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It also pointed out that the country is witnessing

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India restores 4G mobile internet in Kashmir after 18-month ban

SRINAGAR, India — India ended an 18-month-long ban on high speed internet services on mobile devices in disputed Kashmir, where opposition to New Delhi has deepened after it revoked the region’s semi-autonomy.

The order late Friday lifted the ban on 4G mobile data services, however, the order issued by the region’s home secretary, Shaleen Kabra, asked police officials to “closely monitor the impact of lifting of restrictions.”

A blanket internet ban, the longest in a democracy, which rights activists dubbed a “digital apartheid” came into effect in August 2019, when India stripped Kashmir of its special status and statehood, which

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