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Views | Why the Left may for once be right
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 25, 2012 — filed under: , , , ,
On the opening day of the upcoming parliamentary session on Tuesday, the Rajya Sabha is set to vote on an annulment motion against the IT rules, moved by P. Rajeeve of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).
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Blog Entry Intermediary Liability in India: Chilling Effects on Free Expression on the Internet
by Rishabh Dara published Apr 27, 2012 last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:22 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society in partnership with Google India conducted the Google Policy Fellowship 2011. This was offered for the first time in Asia Pacific as well as in India. Rishabh Dara was selected as a Fellow and researched upon issues relating to freedom of expression. The results of the paper demonstrate that the ‘Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules 2011’ notified by the Government of India on April 11, 2011 have a chilling effect on free expression.
Located in Internet Governance
Workshop on Media Law & Policy Curriculum Development
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 14, 2014 last modified Feb 17, 2014 10:25 AM — filed under: ,
Centre for Communication Governance, National Law University, Delhi and University of Oxford in support with the International Higher Education-Knowledge Economy Partnerships Programme of the British Council is organizing this workshop on February 16 at National Law University in Delhi.
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Blog Entry Analyzing the Latest List of Blocked URLs by Department of Telecommunications (IIPM Edition)
by Snehashish Ghosh published Feb 16, 2013 last modified Feb 17, 2013 07:35 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) in its order dated February 14, 2013 has issued directions to the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block seventy eight URLs. The block order has been issued as a result of a court order. Snehashish Ghosh does a preliminary analysis of the list of websites blocked as per the DoT order.
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Why was the Gwalior court in such a hurry to block IIPM URLs?
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 19, 2013 — filed under: , ,
Is it really that easy to get courts to block online content as it appears from the latest case of the blocking of 73 URLs related to IIPM? Legally speaking, yes.
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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
Internet expert Pranesh Prakash criticizes Indian cyber blockades
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 24, 2012 — filed under: , , ,
The government's attempts to block social media accounts and websites that it blames for spreading panic have been inept and possibly illegal, a top internet expert said on Friday.
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New Delhi Expands Curbs on Web Content
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 24, 2012 — filed under: , ,
India on Thursday broadened recent efforts to regulate the Internet with moves to block Twitter accounts of some prominent journalists and content from mainstream news organizations, sparking a backlash across social media in the country.
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India seeks a tighter grip on social media
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 25, 2012 — filed under: , , ,
India, with the world's third largest number of Facebook users, is clamping down on social media after recent posting of inflammatory videos on Web sites.
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Govt in line of fire over web censorship
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 25, 2012 — filed under: , , ,
Social media abuzz with allegations of government gagging free speech in the garb of curbing hate messages.
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