India: Comments requested on Geospatial Information Regulation Bill

On May 4, 2016, the Ministry of Home Affairs published a draft geospatial information bill which aims to regulate how companies and individuals create and share mapping data. Comments from the geospatial community are requested by June 4, 2016.

India geospatial regulation billDownload the request for comments: http://ow.ly/hOE43002tDE

Source: http://thenextweb.com/in/2016/05/09/indias-plan-regulate-mapping-data-will-hurt-every-app-uses-location-data/

See also: Community response to Geospatial Information Regulation Bill http://savethemap.in/

India save the map

Jail Term for Wrong Depiction of Indian Map: An Explainer on the Draft Geospatial Bill
http://thewire.in/2016/05/06/indian-government-seeks-to-govern-geospatial-depictions-of-india-34151/

Problems with the Geospatial Information Regulation Bill 2016
http://geoawesomeness.com/problems-with-the-geospatial-information-regulation-bill/

Modi Govt Proposes Bill for Possible End of GPS Maps including Google Maps, Uber & Ola
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/275411