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"All Indian Enterprises should Be Very Worried": Centre for Internet and Society
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 28, 2013 last modified Feb 28, 2013 09:21 AM — filed under: ,
The DoT’s CERT team has successfully censored more than 70 URLs that didn’t particularly contain praises of IIPM. Amusingly, a URL containing a public notice issued by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in July 2012 was also blocked.
Located in News & Media
66A ‘cut & paste job’
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 11, 2012 — filed under: ,
The controversial Section 66A of the Information Technology Act has borrowed words out of context from British and American laws, according to lawyers here who are calling it a “poor cut-and-paste job”.
Located in News & Media
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 28, 2015 last modified Apr 01, 2015 02:11 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Last Tuesday, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo walked into Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office. India's most compulsive and most-followed tweeter, Modi, as Gujarat chief minister, had protested when the Manmohan Singh government blocked the micro-blogging site of a few journalists. Modi had blacked out his own Twitter profile and tweeted: “May God give good sense to everyone.”
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
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.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Accessing pirated content might lead to prison term & Rs 3-lakh fine
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 23, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
India puts onus of downloading and viewing pirated content on individuals.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
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.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
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
Blog Entry Arbitrary Arrests for Comment on Bal Thackeray's Death
by Pranesh Prakash published Nov 19, 2012 last modified Jan 02, 2013 03:42 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Two girls have been arbitrarily and unlawfully arrested for making comments about the late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray's death. Pranesh Prakash explores the legal angles to the arrests.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry At the end of the niche optical pirate
by Siddharth Chadha published Oct 29, 2009 last modified Aug 04, 2011 04:44 AM — filed under: , , , ,
In this blog post, Siddharth Chaddha goes enquiring into the modus operandi of a video pirate / film lover / businessman in Bangalore's famed National Market.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Big Brother is Watching You
by Sunil Abraham published Jun 01, 2011 last modified Mar 21, 2012 09:32 AM — filed under: ,
The government is massively expanding its surveillance power over law-abiding citizens and businesses, says Sunil Abraham in this article published by the Deccan Herald on June 1, 2011.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog