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Creation of a Third World in the First

In this paper, the author argues that the creation of cheap labour economies in the third world results in the creation of cheap labour economies in the first world. Thus wage rates are depressed all over the world, making greater profits for the capitalists. An essential precondition to the depression of wage rates, therefore, is labour migration, both interstate and international.

Information Technology Act

The Information Technology Act raises very real concerns. It demonstrates a legislature deeply sceptical of the internet, rooted in the conventions of the past, yet battling with the need for an information technology law in the present-day circumstances. This straddling of the known and the unknown has strange results. In its desperate need to bring in some security for activity on the net, it relies heavily on the executive, little realising that it can result in violation of civil rights particularly, in the light of India's infamous emergency. The absolute control it attempts to achieve over certifying authorities is worrying for the same reason. The act lacks balance.
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