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Tata Photon unblocks Wordpress.com
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 03, 2012 — filed under: , , , ,
As of yesterday, the Tata Photon service of the Internet service provider (ISP) Tata Teleservices seems to have lifted the block it had put on the Wordpress.com domain for over a week.
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Blog Entry That’s the unkindest cut, Mr Sibal
by Sunil Abraham published Dec 12, 2011 — filed under: ,
There’s Kolaveri-di on the Internet over Kapil Sibal’s diktat to social media sites to prescreen users’ posts. That diktat goes far beyond the restrictions placed on our freedom of expression by the IT Act. But, says Sunil Abraham of the Centre for Internet and Society, India is not going to be silenced online.
Located in Internet Governance
The Bapsybanoo Marchioness of Winchester Lectures
by Prasad Krishna published May 31, 2013 last modified Jun 09, 2013 03:35 AM — filed under: ,
Chinmayi Arun was a speaker at the Bapsybanoo Marchioness of Winchester Lectures on 'India's Politics of Free Expression' in the University of Oxford on May 31 2013, in the session on 'media and security'.
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Blog Entry The Centre for Internet & Society Joins the Global Network Initiative
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 25, 2012 last modified Apr 25, 2012 09:13 AM — filed under: , ,
The Global Network Initiative (GNI) is pleased to announce its newest member, the Centre for Internet & Society based in Bangalore, India. A technology policy research institute, CIS brings to GNI in-depth expertise on global Internet governance as well as online freedom of expression and privacy in India.
Located in Internet Governance
The Changing Role of the Media in India: Constitutional Perspectives
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 04, 2014 — filed under: ,
The School of Law, Christ University is conducting National Conference on The Changing Role of the Media in India: Constitutional Perspectives from 28 February – 1 March 2014. Snehashish Ghosh will be moderating a session at this conference.
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Blog Entry The Five Monkeys & Ice-cold Water
by Sunil Abraham published Sep 26, 2012 last modified Oct 30, 2012 10:43 AM — filed under: ,
The Indian government provides leadership, both domestically and internationally, when it comes to access to knowledge.
Located in Internet Governance
The flaw in cyber law
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2012 last modified Nov 30, 2012 09:06 AM — filed under: , ,
Legal experts and netizens want the controversial clause in the IT Act to be scrapped after two Mumbai girls were arrested for a post on Facebook.
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The freedom of expression debate: The State must mend fences with The Web
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 18, 2012 last modified Jan 07, 2013 10:30 AM — filed under: , ,
A fortnight after her arrest, Renu Srinivasan spends her free time singing Ashley Tisdale's number Suddenly. The lyrics - Suddenly people know my name, suddenly, everything has changed - resonate with the story of her life ever since she 'liked' and 'shared' her friend, Shaheen Dhada's, 21, controversial post regarding Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's funeral on Facebook on November 18 and got arrested for it.
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The Future of the Internet, Who Should Govern It and What is at Stake for You?
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 28, 2014 last modified Feb 12, 2014 11:12 AM — filed under: , ,
Internet and Mobile Association of India, Cellular Operators Association of India, Internet Democracy project, Media for Change, SFLC and the Centre for Internet Society is organizing a Multi-stakeholder Dialogue on the future of internet on January 29, 2014 at Multipurpose Hall, India International Center (IIC).
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Blog Entry The generation of e-Emergency
by Sunil Abraham published Jun 22, 2015 last modified Jun 29, 2015 04:40 PM — filed under: , ,
The next generation of censorship technology is expected to be ‘real-time content manipulation’ through ISPs and Internet companies.
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