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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?
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry The Supreme Court Judgment in Shreya Singhal and What It Does for Intermediary Liability in India?
by Jyoti Panday published Apr 11, 2015 last modified Apr 17, 2015 11:59 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
Even as free speech advocates and users celebrate the Supreme Court of India's landmark judgment striking down Section 66A of the Information Technology Act of 2000, news that the Central government has begun work on drafting a new provision to replace the said section of the Act has been trickling in.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Third South Asian Meeting on the Internet and Freedom of Expression
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 13, 2013 last modified Jan 17, 2013 07:16 AM — filed under: ,
Internet Democracy Project, Voices for Interactive Choice & Empowerment and Global Partners & Associates are organizing this event in Dhaka on January 14 - 15, 2013.
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Thousands go online against 66A
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2012 — filed under: , , , , ,
An online petition aimed at amending section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act and re-examining internet laws has garnered 3,000 signatures since it began on Tuesday — two days before Kapil Sibal, telecom and IT minister, chairs a meeting with the cyber regulation advisory committee.
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Blog Entry Three reasons why 66A verdict is momentous
by Pranesh Prakash published Mar 29, 2015 — filed under: , , , ,
Earlier this week, the fundamental right to freedom of expression posted a momentous victory. The nation's top court struck down the much-reviled Section 66A of the IT Act — which criminalized communications that are "grossly offensive", cause "annoyance", etc — as "unconstitutionally vague", "arbitrarily, excessively, and disproportionately" encumbering freedom of speech, and likely to have a "chilling effect" on legitimate speech.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Through the looking glass: Analysing transparency reports
by Torsha Sarkar, Suhan S and Gurshabad Grover published Oct 30, 2019 last modified Nov 02, 2019 05:48 AM — filed under: , ,
An analysis of companies' transparency reports for government requests for user data and content removal
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry To preserve freedoms online, amend the IT Act
by Gurshabad Grover published Apr 16, 2019 — filed under: , , ,
Look into the mechanisms that allow the government and ISPs to carry out online censorship without accountability.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry To regulate Net intermediaries or not is the question
by Sunil Abraham published Aug 26, 2012 — filed under: , , , ,
Given the disruption to public order caused by the mass exodus of North-Eastern Indians from several cities, the government has had for the first time in many years, a legitimate case to crackdown on Internet intermediaries and their users.
Located in Internet Governance
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 TV versus Social Media: The Rights and Wrongs
by Sunil Abraham published Jan 21, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
For most ordinary Netizens, everyday speech on social media has as much impact as graffiti in a toilet, and therefore employing the 'principle of equivalence' will result in overregulation of new media.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog