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Blog Entry India's Broken Internet Laws Need a Shot of Multi-stakeholderism
by Pranesh Prakash published Apr 26, 2012 last modified Apr 26, 2012 01:45 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Cyber-laws in India are severely flawed, with neither lawyers nor technologists being able to understand them, and the Cyber-Law Group in DEIT being incapable of framing fair, just, and informed laws and policies. Pranesh Prakash suggests they learn from the DEIT's Internet Governance Division, and Brazil, and adopt multi-stakeholderism as a core principle of Internet policy-making.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry FOEX Live: May 26-27, 2014
by Geetha Hariharan published May 27, 2014 — filed under: , , , , ,
A selection of news from across India implicating online freedom of expression and use of digital technology
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Blog Entry FOEX Live: May 28-29, 2014
by Geetha Hariharan published May 29, 2014 last modified May 29, 2014 08:58 AM — filed under: , , ,
A selection of news from across India with a bearing on online freedom of expression and use of digital technology
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Blog Entry A Review of the Functioning of the Cyber Appellate Tribunal and Adjudicatory Officers under the IT Act
by Divij Joshi published Jun 16, 2014 last modified Jul 03, 2014 05:43 AM — filed under: , ,
Tribunals and quasi-judicial bodies are a regular feature of the Indian judicial system, as they provide for easier and less onerous methods for dispute resolution, especially disputes which relate to technical areas and often require technical knowledge and familiarity with specialised factual scenarios.
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Mufti Aijaz Arshad Qasmi v. Facebook and Ors (Order dated December 20, 2011)
by Pranesh Prakash published Feb 20, 2012 last modified Feb 20, 2012 06:02 PM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
This is the order passed on December 20, 2011 by Addl. Civil Judge Mukesh Kumar of the Rohini Courts, New Delhi. All errors of spelling, syntax, logic, and law are present in the original.
Located in Internet Governance / Resources
Blog Entry IT (Amendment) Act, 2008, 69A Rules: Draft and Final Version Comparison
by Jadine Lannon published Apr 26, 2013 last modified Apr 30, 2013 10:10 AM — filed under: ,
Jadine Lannon has performed a clause-by-clause comparison of the 69A draft rules and 69A rules for Section 69A of the IT Act in order to better understand how the two differ. While there has been reshuffling of the clauses in the official rules, the content itself has not changed significantly. Notes have been included on some changes we deemed to be important.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Analysing Latest List of Blocked Sites (Communalism & Rioting Edition)
by Pranesh Prakash published Aug 22, 2012 last modified Sep 06, 2012 11:52 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Pranesh Prakash does preliminary analysis on a leaked list of the websites blocked from August 18, 2012 till August 21, 2012 by the Indian government.
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Blog Entry CIS Welcomes Standing Committee Report on IT Rules
by Pranesh Prakash published Mar 27, 2013 last modified Apr 03, 2013 10:54 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society welcomes the report by the Standing Committee on Subordinate Legislation, in which it has lambasted the government and has recommended that the government amend the Rules it passed in April 2011 under section 79 of the Information Technology Act.
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Blog Entry FOEX Live: June 1-7, 2014
by Geetha Hariharan published Jun 07, 2014 last modified Jun 07, 2014 01:33 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
A weekly selection 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 Response to the Pegasus Questionnaire issued by the SC Technical Committee
by Anamika Kundu, Digvijay, Arindrajit Basu, Shweta Mohandas and Pallavi Bedi published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Apr 13, 2022 02:45 PM — filed under: , , ,
On March 25, 2022, the Supreme Court appointed Technical Committee constituted to examine the allegations of alleged unauthorised surveillance using the Pegasus software released a questionnaire seeking responses and comments from the general public.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog