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India High Court: No Takedown Requests On Social Sites Without Court, Gov't Order
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 25, 2015 last modified Apr 03, 2015 06:18 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Indian police will no longer be able to threaten Internet users and online intermediaries with jail merely on the basis of a complaint that they have posted “offensive” posts online.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
India internet: clean-up or censorship?
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 16, 2012 — filed under: , ,
Is India going the way of China? Not when it comes to development indicators. Or enhanced infrastructure. Or economic power. But in another category at which Beijing excels: web censorship.
Located in News & Media
India launches crackdown on online porn
by Pranesh Prakash published Aug 05, 2015 — filed under: , ,
India has launched a crackdown on internet pornography, banning access to more than 800 adult websites, including Playboy and Pornhub.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
India limits social media after civil unrest
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 23, 2012 last modified Sep 04, 2012 11:59 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Indian officials have gone too far in limiting text messages and pressuring local Internet firms as well as Twitter and others to block accounts, critics say.
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India may not be guilty of opposing UN move to save internet rights
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 09, 2016 — filed under: ,
India is a democratic country, but the standards for freedom of expression promised to us—online and offline—are highly questionable, especially with online content being censured and comedians being threatened to be arrested for sedition.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
India partially lifts Porn Ban?
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 07, 2015 last modified Sep 20, 2015 06:30 AM — filed under: , ,
India is said to have partially removed the porn ban. But many internet service providers have refused to restore access, due to a 'vague' government order.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
India seeks a tighter grip on social media
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 25, 2012 — filed under: , , ,
India, with the world's third largest number of Facebook users, is clamping down on social media after recent posting of inflammatory videos on Web sites.
Located in News & Media
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 should reconsider its proposed regulation of online content
by Gurshabad Grover published Jan 24, 2019 last modified Jan 24, 2019 04:59 PM — filed under: ,
The lack of technical considerations in the proposal is also apparent since implementing the proposal is infeasible for certain intermediaries. End-to-end encrypted messaging services cannot “identify” unlawful content since they cannot decrypt it. Presumably, the government’s intention is not to disallow end-to-end encryption so that intermediaries can monitor content.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
India threatens action against Twitter for ethnic violence 'rumors'
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 27, 2012 — filed under: , , ,
India threatened to take action on Thursday against Twitter over content alleged to have inflamed ethnic tensions, as leaked documents revealed the government scrambling to censor online material.
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