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Vimeo Ban: More Web Censorship
by Prasad Krishna published May 24, 2012 — filed under: ,
When Indian users logged on to Vimeo and some other video-sharing websites Thursday morning, they were greeted by a rather unusual message: "Access to this site has been blocked as per Court Orders."
Located in News & Media
Vimeo, DailyMotion, Pastebin Among Sites Blocked In India For 'Anti-India' Content From ISIS
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 02, 2015 — filed under: , , ,
The Indian government has convinced ISPs to block dozens of popular websites accused of hosting “anti-India” content posted by members of the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS or ISIL.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Violence call key to 'sedition'
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 28, 2016 — filed under:
Words, whether spoken or shouted, that question or even malign the government cannot be labelled as sedition, unless they specifically incite violence, lawyers and human rights experts familiar with fundamental rights and sedition laws have said.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Virtual Aadhaar ID: too little, too late?
by Admin published Jan 16, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Problems persist as many have already shared their 12-digit number with various entities, say experts
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Vodafone Report Explains Government Access to Customer Data
by Joe Sheehan published Jun 16, 2014 last modified Jun 19, 2014 10:38 AM — filed under: ,
Vodafone Group PLC, the world’s second largest mobile carrier, released a report on Friday, June 6 2014 disclosing to what extent governments can request their customers’ data.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Vote: Will Social Media Impact the Election?
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 15, 2013 last modified Apr 15, 2013 08:30 AM — filed under: ,
As India enters election mode, social media has become one of many platforms where possible prime ministerial candidates are being scrutinized.
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Vox Pol Workshop on the Role of Social Media and Internet Companies in Responding to Violent Online Extremism
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 09, 2015 last modified Apr 03, 2015 03:51 PM — filed under:
On March 5-6, 2015, the VOX-Pol network convened a workshop at Central European University in Budapest on the role of social media and internet companies in responding to violent online political extremism and the impacts on freedom of expression.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Vulnerabilities in the UIDAI Implementation Not Addressed by the Aadhaar Bill, 2016
by Pooja Saxena and Amber Sinha published Mar 21, 2016 last modified Mar 21, 2016 08:33 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
In this infographic, we document the various issues in the Aadhaar enrolment process implemented by the UIDAI, and highlight the vulnerabilities that the Aadhaar Bill, 2016 does not address. The infographic is based on Vidushi Marda’s article 'Data Flow in the Unique Identification Scheme of India,' and is designed by Pooja Saxena, with inputs from Amber Sinha.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
WannaCry: ATMs not to shut down, clarifies RBI, but how safe are our machines?
by Prasad Krishna published May 19, 2017 — filed under:
SBI has denied there was any compromise in its ATMs.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Was there an Unofficial Internet Shutdown in BHU & NTPC?
by Saurabh Sharma published Dec 19, 2017 last modified Dec 19, 2017 04:05 PM — filed under: ,
Strap: In Varanasi and Raebareli, residents allege internet bans, while govt denies it all.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog