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India Sets Strict New Net Neutrality Rules
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 11, 2016 — filed under: , , , , ,
In India, advocates of net neutrality have welcomed new rules by the telecom regulator that have blocked efforts by Facebook to offer free but limited access to the web in the country’s fast growing Internet market.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
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
India, Egypt say no thanks to free Internet from Facebook
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 03, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
ALWAR, India — Connecting people to the Internet is not easy in this impoverished farming district of wheat and millet fields, where working camels can be glimpsed along roads that curve through the low-slung Aravalli Hills.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Is This The Beginning Of The End For Facebook?
by Admin published Apr 17, 2018 last modified Apr 17, 2018 02:44 PM — filed under: , ,
After two days of congressional hearings that collectively lasted over ten hours, there are many questions about Facebook, its policies and its future that experts are debating.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry ISIS and Recruitment using Social Media – Roundtable Report
by Vidushi Marda, Aditya Tejus, Megha Nambiar and Japreet Grewal published Dec 15, 2016 last modified Dec 16, 2016 02:19 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society in collaboration with the Takshashila Institution held a roundtable discussion on “ISIS and Recruitment using Social Media” on 1 September 2016 from 5.00 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. at TERI in Bengaluru.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
It Took Just 355 Indians to Mine the Data of 5.6 Lakh Facebook Users. Here's How
by Admin published Apr 07, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Data privacy in India is still a nascent subject. Experts say cheap data has led to unprecedented Facebook penetration. Often, it is seen that those who open an account are not aware of the privacy concerns.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Linking Facebook use to free top-up data
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 14, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
Just before the Trai notification, the Ambani brothers signed a spectrum sharing pact and they have been sharing optic fibre since 2013.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
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 Press Coverage of Online Censorship Row
by Pranesh Prakash published Dec 08, 2011 last modified Dec 08, 2011 11:31 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
We are maintaining a rolling blog with press references to the row created by the proposal by the Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology to pre-screen user-generated Internet content.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Reading the Fine Script: Service Providers, Terms and Conditions and Consumer Rights
by Jyoti Panday published Jul 02, 2014 last modified Jul 04, 2014 06:31 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
This year, an increasing number of incidents, related to consumer rights and service providers, have come to light. This blog illustrates the facts of the cases, and discusses the main issues at stake, namely, the role and responsibilities of providers of platforms for user-created content with regard to consumer rights.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog