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Roundtable Discussion on Intermediary Liability
by Admin published Oct 20, 2019 — filed under: , ,
Tanaya Rajwade participated in a roundtable discussion on intermediary liability organised by SFLC and the Dialogue in New Delhi on October 17, 2019.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Trending Hate Against Muslims: Is Twitter Complicit?
by Puja Bhattacharjee published Oct 23, 2019 — filed under: ,
Twitter claimed that it had ‘prevented’ the Hashtag while it had not.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Department of Labour Interaction Program: Online Business Platforms
by Bharath Gururagavendran published Oct 29, 2019 — filed under: ,
The Department of Labour convened an interaction program of sorts at Vikas Soudha in Bangalore on 21st October, 2019 to hear the issues plaguing the emergent gig economy.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry CIS’ Comments to the Christchurch Call
by Tanaya Rajwade, Elonnai Hickok, and Raouf Kundil Peedikayil published Oct 31, 2019 last modified Nov 04, 2019 02:13 PM — filed under: , ,
In the wake of the Christchurch terror attacks, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, and the President of France, Emmanuel Macron co-chaired the Christchurch Call to Action in May 2018 to “bring together countries and tech companies in an attempt to bring to an end the ability to use social media to organise and promote terrorism and violent extremism.”
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Response to the Draft of The Information Technology [Intermediary Guidelines (Amendment) Rules] 2018
by Gurshabad Grover, Elonnai Hickok, Arindrajit Basu, Akriti published Feb 07, 2019 last modified Feb 07, 2019 08:06 AM — filed under: , ,
In this response, we aim to examine whether the draft rules meet tests of constitutionality and whether they are consistent with the parent Act. We also examine potential harms that may arise from the Rules as they are currently framed and make recommendations to the draft rules that we hope will help the Government meet its objectives while remaining situated within the constitutional ambit.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Internet Speech: Perspectives on Regulation and Policy
by Akriti Bopanna published Feb 07, 2019 last modified Apr 01, 2019 04:38 PM — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society and the University of Munich (LMU), Germany are jointly organizing an international symposium at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on April 5, 2019
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Blog Entry Resurrecting the marketplace of ideas
by Arindrajit Basu published Feb 22, 2019 — filed under: , ,
There is no ‘silver bullet’ for regulating content on the web. It requires a mix of legal and empirical analysis.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Just Net Coalition Workshop on Equity and Social Justice in a Digital World
by Admin published Mar 27, 2019 last modified Apr 05, 2019 02:22 PM — filed under: ,
Anubha Sinha participated in a JNC workshop organized by Just Net Coalition Workshop on Equity and Social Justice in a Digital World and its partners in Bangkok from March 25 to 27, 2019.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry A look at two problematic provisions of the draft Anti-trafficking bill
by Swaraj Paul Barooah published Apr 21, 2018 last modified Aug 18, 2018 09:21 AM — filed under: , ,
This post examines two badly drafted provisions of the new Anti-Trafficking bill that have the potential to severely impinge upon the Freedom of Expression, including through a misunderstanding of intermediary liability.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Legitimate Restrictions on Freedom of Online Speech: Deadlock to Dialogue
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 04, 2012 last modified Oct 15, 2012 05:44 AM — filed under: , ,
The event was hosted by FICCI Communications and Digital Economy Committee on September 4, 2012 at FICCI, Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi. Pranesh Prakash spoke on censorship and the way forward.
Located in News & Media