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Dark days for the creative class in India: Siddiqui
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 17, 2014 last modified Feb 17, 2014 09:14 AM — filed under: ,
As India’s literacy rate improves, governments, courts, media, publishers and big business are all stifling free speech.
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MPs oppose curbs on internet; Sibal promises discussions
by Prasad Krishna published May 24, 2012 — filed under: , ,
With MPs raising concerns over open-ended interpretations of restrictive terms in the rules seeking to regulate social media and internet, the government promised to evolve a consensus on points of contention.
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You will need a license to create a WhatsApp group in Kashmir
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 21, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
The internet rights activists have criticised the move stating it as unconstitutional.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Hackers Take Protest to Indian Streets and Cyberspace
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 18, 2012 — filed under: , ,
First there was self-styled Gandhian activist Anna Hazare who took to the streets to protest corruption. Now a group agitating against censorship on the Internet has arrived in India.
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Anonymous joins protests against Internet shutdown in Kashmir
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 13, 2013 last modified Mar 01, 2013 04:46 AM — filed under: , ,
Hacktivist group Anonymous joined thousands of others to protest the shutdown of internet services in Kashmir for the fourth consecutive day by authorities after the hanging of Afzal Guru, a key accused in the Parliament attack case.
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Online Abuse of Teen Girls in Kashmir Leads to Arrests
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 08, 2013 last modified Mar 06, 2013 03:51 AM — filed under: , ,
Online abuse and a fatwa aimed at a rock band of Muslim teenage girls in Kashmir have led to arrests and a threat of a lawsuit.
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Censorship and sensibility in India
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 06, 2013 last modified Mar 06, 2013 04:09 AM — filed under: ,
The past few weeks in India have seen films, an all-girl rock band, a fashion show, a Booker prize-winning novelist and a reputed academic become targets of harassment, legal action or threats of violence.
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Stop Press Carousel
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 22, 2013 last modified Mar 06, 2013 04:27 AM — filed under: ,
The silent blocking of URLs by the DoT assaults freedom of expression.
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Blog Entry Mapping Web Censorship & Net Neutrality Violations
by Pranav M B published Oct 05, 2020 last modified Oct 05, 2020 07:59 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Respite from Internet Censorship?
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 10, 2012 — filed under: , ,
Of late, a lot of the blocked websites have started reappearing. So should we sit back and relax? We take a look at how it's not really the start of something beautiful...writes Nimish Sawant. Sunil Abraham is quoted.
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