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India passes tough cybercrime law
India’s Parliament has passed a law that recognizes digital signatures as valid and binding, establishing a framework for e-commerce. But critics charge that the Information Technology Act 2000 goes too far in granting police permission to search and arrest, without warrants, people suspected of committing a cybercrime.
New handheld aims to bridge digital divide
A non-profit group in India has created a simple, inexpensive, multilingual handheld device aimed at bringing computing to Third World nations--dubbed the "Simputer." The project conceived two-and-a-half years ago during an international seminar on information technology for developing countries.