Private quasi-regulatory entities offer digital strength3 min read 17 Jan 2023, 10:11 PM IST
We can thank their modern skills for India’s notable success with public infrastructure in digital spaces
While there is widespread support for India’s digital public infrastructure achievements, a small, articulate chorus of voices has begun to question certain aspects of the approach. Their concerns, for the most part, relate to the role played by the self-regulatory organizations at the heart of these ecosystems. In a recent paper, Smriti Parsheera, a well-regarded analyst of Indian tech policy, argued that these organizations have become “Alt Big Tech" and need to be regulated to ensure fairness and competition.
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