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Amazon and Flipkart might have to give their source code to the Indian government

06/07/2020

Online retailers such as Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart might have to hand over their site’s source code and core algorithms to the Indian government. According to a report by Bloomberg, a new draft ecommerce policy that seeks to bring competitiveness in the market, list this as a mandate. The draft bill also...
Online retailers such as Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart might have to hand over their site’s source code and core algorithms to the Indian government. According to a report by Bloomberg, a new draft ecommerce policy that seeks to bring competitiveness in the market, list this as a mandate. The draft bill also asks if companies are using “explainable AI” (XAI) — a type of AI that makes solutions and methods understandable for humans. The bill tackles the question of storing the data locally, but leaves it open by saying that after consultation the government “will define the categories of e-commerce that would… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Amazon Online retailers such as Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart might have to hand over their site’s source code and core algorithms to the Indian government. According to a report by Bloomberg, a new draft ecommerce policy that seeks to bring competitiveness in the market, list this as a mandate. The draft bill also asks if companies are using “explainable AI” (XAI) — a type of AI that makes solutions and methods understandable for humans. The bill tackles the question of storing the data locally, but leaves it open by saying that after consultation the government “will define the categories of e-commerce that would… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Amazon
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