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Indian government defends Internet blocking
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 28, 2012 — filed under: , , , ,
India on Friday defended itself against accusations of heavy-handed online censorship, saying it had been successful in blocking content blamed for fuelling ethnic tensions.
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Watch out for fettered speech
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 02, 2012 last modified Sep 02, 2012 09:30 AM — filed under: , , ,
The constant attempts at censorship in the name of national security should give all right-thinking Indians pause.
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India Blocks Facebook, Twitter, Mass Texts in Response to Unrest
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 03, 2012 — filed under: , , , ,
The Indian government has gone on the offensive against Internet giants such as Facebook, Google and Twitter, demanding hundreds of pages be removed or blocked after political unrest erupted in various parts of the country.
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Communications from DeitY regarding blocking of Traffic emanating from IP addresses from States assessed to be sensitive in the current prevailing situation
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 11, 2012 — filed under: , ,
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File Counter-proposal by the Centre for Internet and Society: Draft Information Technology (Intermediary Due Diligence and Information Removal) Rules, 2012
by Pranesh Prakash published Sep 14, 2012 last modified Apr 24, 2016 11:56 AM — filed under: ,
Any restriction on freedom of speech should embody and be guided by the following principles, as identified by the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression.
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India believes in Complete Freedom of Cyber Space: Kapil Sibal
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 25, 2013 — filed under: , ,
The site of the impact of a cyber crime should determine jurisdiction, says information technology minister Kapil Sibal.
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'Free Speech and Media in South Asia: Human Rights Concerns in a Globalizing World'
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 24, 2013 last modified Nov 08, 2013 05:33 AM — filed under: ,
A seminar organized by the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, in collaboration with the Centre for Media and Governance, National Law University, Delhi. Chinmayi Arun is one of the speakers.
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Internet Freedom in India – Open to Debate
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 25, 2013 — filed under: , ,
In the aftermath of an Index on Censorship debate in New Delhi, Kirsty Hughes says India’s web users are standing at a crossroads
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9th International Asian Conference
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 25, 2013 — filed under: , ,
ITechLaw is organizing the 9th Annual Asian ITechLaw Conference on February 14 and 15, 2013 in India's high technology capital - Bangalore, India. Sunil Abraham will be speaking at this event.
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Is freedom of expression under threat in the digital age?
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 18, 2013 last modified Feb 03, 2013 10:50 AM — filed under: ,
This week Index held a high level panel debate in partnership with the Editors Guild of India and the India International Centre to discuss the question “Is freedom of expression under threat in the digital age?” Mahima Kaul reports
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