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India's ‘Facebook ruling’ is another nail in the coffin of the MNO model
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 28, 2016 last modified Feb 28, 2016 03:44 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Ability to access 'net from mobe no longer considered a miracle.
Located in Telecom / News & Media
Interview with Pranesh Prakash
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2012 — filed under: , , , , ,
Pranesh Prakash of the Centre for Internet and Society talks to Mint’s Surabhi Agarwal about the controversial Section 66A of the IT Act and the government’s decision to tweak it.
Located in News & Media
Govt tweaks enforcement of IT Act after spate of arrests
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2012 — filed under: , , , , ,
The government on Thursday tweaked the law to make it tougher for citizens to be arrested for online comments that are deemed offensive after recent arrests came in for heavy criticism by Internet activists, the media and other groups.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry Draft nonsense
by Pranesh Prakash published Nov 24, 2012 last modified Dec 03, 2012 09:08 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Seriously flawed and dodgily drafted provisions in the IT Act provide the state a stick to beat its citizens with.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Vodafone Report Explains Government Access to Customer Data
by Joe Sheehan published Jun 16, 2014 last modified Jun 19, 2014 10:38 AM — filed under: ,
Vodafone Group PLC, the world’s second largest mobile carrier, released a report on Friday, June 6 2014 disclosing to what extent governments can request their customers’ data.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Stay connected even when you go underground
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 12, 2014 last modified Jul 04, 2014 03:15 PM — filed under: ,
CMRL may soon start making arrangements to ensure good mobile connectivity on the underground stretch.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry FOEX Live
by Geetha Hariharan published Jul 07, 2014 last modified Jul 07, 2014 12:36 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Selections of news on online freedom of expression and digital technology from across India (and some parts of the world)
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry So Much to Lose
by Nishant Shah published Dec 02, 2012 last modified Dec 07, 2012 04:39 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Unless you have been hiding under a rock, you have been a witness to the maelstrom of events that accompanied the death of the political leader Bal Thackeray.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Facebook launches FB Newswire for journalists; loses part of its immunity under IT Act 2000
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 26, 2014 last modified May 06, 2014 05:41 AM — filed under: , ,
A bus accident in California, a fire in New Jersey and another in Vasant Kunj, NASA's successful test flight of its vertical take-off and landing craft, a ceremony to honour the sherpas who died during an avalanche at the Everest last week, and, Israel's suspension of talks with Palestinian authorities. These were some of the news that were disseminated on the first day of Facebook's newest social tool: a newswire to aid journalists and newsrooms.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry European Court of Justice rules Internet Search Engine Operator responsible for Processing Personal Data Published by Third Parties
by Jyoti Panday published May 14, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that an "an internet search engine operator is responsible for the processing that it carries out of personal data which appear on web pages published by third parties.” The decision adds to the conundrum of maintaining a balance between freedom of expression, protecting personal data and intermediary liability.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog