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Stockholm Internet Forum 2017
by Prasad Krishna published May 31, 2017 last modified Jun 06, 2017 01:43 PM — filed under: , ,
Elonnai Hickok participated in the Stockholm Internet Forum 2017 held in Stockholm from May 15 to 18, 2017. She spoke on the panel "Private sector and civil society collaboration to advance freedom online". The event was organized by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
World Press Freedom Day 2017
by Prasad Krishna published May 20, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Udbhav Tiwari represented the Centre for Internet & Society at the World Press Day event organised by UNESCO and the Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) at UNESCO House, New Delhi on May 3, 2017.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Digital native: Free speech? You must be joking!
by Nishant Shah published May 14, 2017 last modified Jun 08, 2017 01:16 AM — filed under: , ,
India’s digital landscape is dotted with vigilante voices that drown out people’s right to free speech.
Located in RAW
Kashmir: Telecom firms struggle to block 22 banned social media sites
by Prasad Krishna published May 04, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
A BSNL official says engineers are still working on shutting down the 22 social media sites but so far had been unable to do so without freezing the Internet across Kashmir.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
J&K social media ban: Use of 132-year-old Act can’t stand judicial scrutiny, say experts
by Prasad Krishna published May 04, 2017 last modified May 04, 2017 02:12 AM — filed under: , , ,
Jammu and Kashmir's social media ban: Legal experts are not convinced this is a viable order
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
India bans social media in Kashmir for one month
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 27, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir have banned 22 social media sites including Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter in an effort to calm tensions in the disputed region.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Killing of Yameen Rasheed Reveals Worsening Human Rights Situation in the Maldives
by Pranesh Prakash published Apr 25, 2017 — filed under: ,
A courageous liberal blogger in the Maldives was murdered for his words. The international community needs to act.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
NGOs, individuals urge state CMs to curb Internet shutdown
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 07, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
Amid rising instances of Internet curbs, a group of individuals and organisations have urged the chief ministers of 12 states to only restrict specific online content rather than resort to complete shutdown.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
From Virtual to Reliable: Exploring Freedom and Facts in the World of WWW (World Wide Web)
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 29, 2017 last modified Mar 29, 2017 04:01 AM — filed under: , ,
An interactive seminar on internet freedom was organized by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands and Adaan Foundation on March 21, 2017 at the India International Centre in New Delhi. Saikat Dutta and Amber Sinha were panelists.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Other Than Women: Exploring Harassment and Difference Online
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 27, 2017 — filed under: ,
A satellite session at RightsCon in Brussels is being organized by the Tactical Technology Collective on March 28, 2017. Rohini Lakshané is a speaker at this event.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media