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Blog Entry Analyzing the Latest List of Blocked Sites (Communalism and Rioting Edition) Part II
by Snehashish Ghosh published Sep 25, 2012 last modified Sep 27, 2012 10:42 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Snehashish Ghosh does a further analysis of the leaked list of the websites blocked by the Indian Government from August 18, 2012 till August 21, 2012 (“leaked list”).
Located in Internet Governance
Govt plans inter-ministerial panel on Internet policy
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 25, 2012 — filed under: , ,
The government may set up an inter-ministerial panel to improve coordination among the various arms of the government on Internet-related issues such as governance, commerce and security, according to a senior government official who didn’t want to be named.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry The Humpty-Dumpty Censorship of Television in India
by Bhairav Acharya published Nov 29, 2015 — filed under: , ,
The Modi government’s attack on Sathiyam TV is another manifestation of the Indian state’s paranoia of the medium of film and television, and consequently, the irrational controlling impulse of the law.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Submission to the Facebook Oversight Board: Policy on Cross-checks
by [in alphabetical order] Anamika Kundu, Digvijay Singh, Divyansha Sehgal and Torsha Sarkar published Feb 07, 2022 last modified Feb 09, 2022 05:31 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) submitted public comments to the Facebook Oversight Board on a policy consultation.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
'Anonymous' hackers to protest Indian Internet laws
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 18, 2012 — filed under: , , ,
Global hacking movement Anonymous has called for protesters to take to the streets in 16 cities around India on Saturday over what it considers growing government censorship of the Internet, writes Pratap Chakravarty.
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Blog Entry Net Neutrality Advocates Rejoice As TRAI Bans Differential Pricing
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 23, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
India would not see any more Free Basics advertisements on billboards with images of farmers and common people explaining how much they benefited from this Facebook project.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
FTN: Should social networking sites be censored?
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 07, 2011 last modified Dec 08, 2011 05:32 AM — filed under: ,
Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal met the representatives of Facebook, Google and others seeking to device a screening mechanism. Sunil Abraham was on CNN-IBN from 10.00 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. speaking about freedom of expression in India.
Blog Entry Online Pre-Censorship is Harmful and Impractical
by Pranesh Prakash published Dec 07, 2011 last modified Dec 12, 2011 05:00 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
The Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Mr. Kapil Sibal wants Internet intermediaries to pre-censor content uploaded by their users. Pranesh Prakash takes issue with this and explains why this is a problem, even if the government's heart is in the right place. Further, he points out that now is the time to take action on the draconian IT Rules which are before the Parliament.
Located in Internet Governance
Social media sites refuse Indian censorship request
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 08, 2011 last modified Dec 08, 2011 08:26 AM — filed under: ,
The Indian government's proposal to crack down on offensive internet content has sparked anger among the population.
Located in News & Media
Los internautas indios se oponen a la censura a través de la Red
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 09, 2011 — filed under: ,
La idea del Gobierno indio de censurar los contenidos de internet ha chocado con el rechazo de la empresas del sector y de los internautas, que están usando las redes sociales para ridiculizar al ministro
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