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Using Social Media for Mobilisation: Discussion with Dina Mehta and Peter Griffin
by Sanchia de Souza published Jun 22, 2009 last modified Aug 20, 2011 10:28 PM — filed under: , ,
Zainab Bawa reports on the discussion with Peter Griffin and Dina Mehta, hosted at CIS on 19 June 2009, on 'Using Social Media for Mobilisation'.
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Round Table on Assessing the Efficacy of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for Public Initiatives: A Report
by Sanchia de Souza published Jun 24, 2009 last modified Aug 20, 2011 10:28 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Zainab Bawa reports on the Round Table on Assessing the Efficacy of Information and Communication Technologies for Public Initiatives, hosted by the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore, on 17 June 2009, in collaboration with the Liberty Institute, New Delhi.
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Some ISPs block Wordpress domain across India
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 26, 2012 — filed under: , , ,
Latest reports confirm that Tata Photon has blocked access to the Wordpress.com domain across India, following a government order to block web pages containing offensive content.
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India Blocks News Website Pages for 'Spreading Fear' over Assam Violence
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 27, 2012 — filed under: , , , ,
Access to more than 300 internet web pages including some published by Telegraph, Times of India and Al-Jazeera blocked.
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India faces Twitter backlash over Internet clampdown
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 27, 2012 — filed under: , , , ,
The Indian government faced an angry backlash from Twitter users on Thursday after ordering Internet service providers to block about 20 accounts that officials said had spread scare-mongering material that threatened national security.
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Indian mobiles go quiet amid SMS curbs
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 27, 2012 last modified Aug 27, 2012 07:15 AM — filed under: , , , ,
India’s 900m-plus mobile telephones have fallen unusually quiet since Saturday, when the government curbed text and multimedia messages for 15 days in an attempt to dispel panic among north-easterners fearing attacks from angry Muslims.
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Details emerge on government blockade of websites
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 28, 2012 — filed under: , , , , ,
Facebook pages, Twitter handles among 300 unique web addresses blocked by ISPs.
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Facebook's Delicate Dance With Delhi On Censorship
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 03, 2012 — filed under: , , , ,
At the end of last week, a hashtag briskly rose across India: #Emergency2012. It was a reference to the 21-month stint, beginning in the summer of 1975, when then PM Indira Gandhi determined democracy an inconvenience.
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The state. And the rage of the cyber demon
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 03, 2012 — filed under: , , ,
The Internet might be a Pandora’s box. But should the government be wasting time regulating the cacophony?
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Government to hold talks with stakeholders on Internet censorship
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 04, 2012 — filed under: , , , , ,
In an unprecedented move, the government, through the Department of Telecommunications and the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, has agreed to initiate dialogue on Internet censorship with mega Internet companies, social media giants such as Google and Facebook, members of civil society, technical community, media, ISPs and legal experts.
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