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File CIS Submission to TRAI Consultation on Regulatory Framework for Over-the-Top Services
by Pranesh Prakash published Mar 25, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Located in Internet Governance / Resources / Net Neutrality Resources
Blog Entry In Twitter India’s Arbitrary Suspensions, a Question of What Constitutes a Public Space
by Torsha Sarkar published Dec 12, 2019 — filed under: ,
A discussion is underway about the way social media platforms may have to operate within the tenets of constitutional protections of free speech.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry ICANN takes one step forward in its human rights and accountability commitments
by Akriti Bopanna and Ephraim Percy Kenyanito published Dec 17, 2019 last modified Dec 19, 2019 11:35 AM — filed under: , , ,
Akriti Bopanna and Ephraim Percy Kenyanito take a look at ICANN's Implementation Assessment Report for the Workstream 2 recommendations and break down the key human rights considerations in it. Akriti chairs the Cross Community Working Party on Human Rights at ICANN and Ephraim works on Human Rights and Business for Article 19, leading their ICANN engagement.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry DIDP #31 Diversity of employees at ICANN
by Akash Sriram published Jul 19, 2018 last modified Aug 21, 2018 09:26 AM — filed under: , ,
We have requested ICANN to disclose information pertaining to the diversity of employees based on race and citizenship.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry DeitY says 143 URLs have been Blocked in 2015; Procedure for Blocking Content Remains Opaque and in Urgent Need of Transparency Measures
by Jyoti Panday published Apr 29, 2015 last modified Apr 30, 2015 07:37 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Across India on 30 December 2014, following an order issued by the Department of Telecom (DOT), Internet Service Providers (ISPs) blocked 32 websites including Vimeo, Dailymotion, GitHub and Pastebin.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Anti-trafficking Bill may lead to censorship
by Swaraj Barooah and Gurshabad Grover published Jul 24, 2018 last modified Aug 02, 2018 01:59 PM — filed under: , ,
There are a few problematic provisions in the proposed legislation—it may severely impact freedom of expression.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry DesiSec: Cybersecurity and Civil Society in India
by Laird Brown published Jun 20, 2015 last modified Jun 29, 2015 04:25 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
As part of its project on mapping cyber security actors in South Asia and South East Asia, the Centre for Internet & Society conducted a series of interviews with cyber security actors. The interviews were compiled and edited into one documentary. The film produced by Purba Sarkar, edited by Aaron Joseph, and directed by Oxblood Ruffin features Malavika Jayaram, Nitin Pai, Namita Malhotra, Saikat Datta, Nishant Shah, Lawrence Liang, Anja Kovacs, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay and, Ravi Sharada Prasad.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry The generation of e-Emergency
by Sunil Abraham published Jun 22, 2015 last modified Jun 29, 2015 04:40 PM — filed under: , ,
The next generation of censorship technology is expected to be ‘real-time content manipulation’ through ISPs and Internet companies.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Criminal Defamation: The Urgent Cause That has United Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal and Subramanian Swamy
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 16, 2015 — filed under: , , ,
Three years ago when the then Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy accused Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and his mother of misappropriation of funds while trying to revive the National Herald newspaper, the Nehru-Gandhi scion threatened to sue him.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
India launches crackdown on online porn
by Pranesh Prakash published Aug 05, 2015 — filed under: , ,
India has launched a crackdown on internet pornography, banning access to more than 800 adult websites, including Playboy and Pornhub.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media