India mulls new restrictions on VoIP providers

08/9/2013 | Business Standard (India)

Nearly a dozen providers of Voice over Internet Protocol services -- including Skype and Yahoo Messenger -- could be affected by proposed regulatory changes in India that would require them to provide "Indianised" versions of their software to facilitate call monitoring by the government. The proposal, made by the Intelligence Bureau of the Ministry of Home Affairs, is modeled on a similar program in China and could lead to the Department of Telecommunications blocking services that do not adhere to the rules.

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