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Speak Easy: Citizenship, Freedom of Expression and Online Governance
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 01, 2012 — filed under: ,
The event organised by the YP Foundation, Youth Ki Awaaz, Change.Org and RTI Anonymous was held at the American Centre in Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Connaught Place, New Delhi on July 31, 2012. Chinmayi Arun, a Fellow at the Centre for Internet & Society
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Blog Entry Spy in the Web
by Nishant Shah published Dec 22, 2011 last modified Mar 26, 2012 06:38 AM — filed under: , ,
The government’s proposed pre-censorship rules undermine the intelligence of an online user and endanger democracy.
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry Statement of Solidarity on Freedom of Expression and Safety of Internet Users in Bangladesh
by Pranesh Prakash published Jan 15, 2013 last modified Jan 15, 2013 11:51 AM — filed under: , , ,
This is a statement on the violent attack on blogger Asif Mohiuddin by the participants to the Third South Asian Meeting on the Internet and Freedom of Expression that took place in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on January 14–15, 2013.
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Blog Entry Statutory Motion Against Intermediary Guidelines Rules
by Pranesh Prakash published Mar 26, 2012 last modified Apr 03, 2012 09:35 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Rajya Sabha MP, Shri P. Rajeev has moved a motion that the much-criticised Intermediary Guidelines Rules be annulled.
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Stockholm Internet Forum 2017
by Prasad Krishna published May 31, 2017 last modified Jun 06, 2017 01:43 PM — filed under: , ,
Elonnai Hickok participated in the Stockholm Internet Forum 2017 held in Stockholm from May 15 to 18, 2017. She spoke on the panel "Private sector and civil society collaboration to advance freedom online". The event was organized by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency.
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Stockholm Internet Forum 2019
by Admin published May 25, 2019 last modified Jun 05, 2019 04:15 AM — filed under: , ,
Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) organized the Stockholm Internet Forum 2019 in Stockholm from 16 - 17 May 2019. Gurshabad Grover was a panelist in the discussion on 'Influencing Internet Governance' co-organised by Article 19. The other panelists were Sylvie Coudray (UNESCO), Grace Githaiga (Kictanet), J. Carlos Lara (Derechos Digitales) and Charles Bradley (GPD). The discussion was moderated by Mallory Knodel (Article 19).
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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.
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Blog Entry Summary Report Internet Governance Forum 2015
by Jyoti Panday published Nov 23, 2015 last modified Nov 30, 2015 10:47 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), India participated in the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) held at Poeta Ronaldo Cunha Lima Conference Center, Joao Pessoa in Brazil from 10 November 2015 to 13 November 2015. The theme of IGF 2015 was ‘Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development’. Sunil Abraham, Pranesh Prakash & Jyoti Panday from CIS actively engaged and made substantive contributions to several key issues affecting internet governance at the IGF 2015. The issue-wise detail of their engagement is set out below.
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Supreme Court Strikes Down Section 66A Of IT Act
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 25, 2015 — filed under: , , ,
In a major boost to freedom of speech online in India, the Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, reading down a draconian law that was poorly conceived, tragically worded and caused ordinary citizens to be jailed for so much as a comment on Facebook that annoyed just about anyone.
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Tangled Web
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 23, 2012 — filed under: ,
Government and social networking sites at loggerheads as debate rages over freedom of expression, writes Kumar Anshuman and Nikita Doval in this story published in the Week on Saturday, 21 January 2012.
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