Govt mulling regulatory regime for e-commerce

In a bid to effectively regulate the country’s e-commerce market, which has more than tripled in the last 4-5 years, the government is considering a regime where there will be a clear demarcation of the sector’s activities to be handled by different ministries and regulators. Pointing out that e-commerce activities are very complex and diverse…

U.S. insurance regulators aim to improve consumer cybersecurity protections

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners has created a cybersecurity task force to increase protection of consumer information collected by insurers and held by state insurance departments as well as to monitor the cyber insurance market. The NAIC is the group through which state insurance regulators coordinate regulatory oversight for areas including health, life, property…

Rationalist Narendra Nayak wins human rights award

Mangaluru-based rationalist Narendra Nayak, who travels across the country and abroad exposing ‘miracles’ and bringing awareness of the need to develop a scientific temper, has won the Lawrence Pinto Human Rights Award. The award is instituted by Friends of Lawry in memory of Lawrence Pinto, a trade union leader who led the Young Christian Workers…