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Facebook’s Free Basics hits snag in India
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 15, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
Indian regulators have dealt a major blow to Facebook’s controversial Free Basics online access plan by forbidding so-called differential pricing by internet companies, in effect banning the programme in the country.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Facebook: Limiting access to social media can restrict freedom of speech
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 08, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
In its counter-affidavit to the PIL in the Delhi high court, Facebook has argued that limiting access to social media can limit an individual's freedom of speech and expression.
Located in News & Media
Fake News, Rumors & Online Content Regulation
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 28, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Medianama and Mint organized #NAMApolicy open house on 'Fake News, Rumors & Online Content Regulation' on February 22, 2017 at the India Habitat Centre. Japreet Grewal and Amber Sinha attended the event.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt
by Sunil Abraham published Mar 26, 2015 last modified Apr 17, 2015 01:44 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Much confusion has resulted from the Section 66A verdict. Some people are convinced that online speech is now without any reasonable restrictions under Article 19 (2) of the Constitution. This is completely false.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Fixing India’s anarchic IT Act
by Pranesh Prakash published Nov 28, 2012 last modified Nov 30, 2012 06:33 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act criminalizes “causing annoyance or inconvenience” online, among other things. A conviction for such an offence can attract a prison sentence of as many as three years.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry FOEX Live: June 1-7, 2014
by Geetha Hariharan published Jun 07, 2014 last modified Jun 07, 2014 01:33 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
A weekly selection of news on online freedom of expression and digital technology from across India (and some parts of the world).
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry FOEX Live: June 8-15, 2014
by Geetha Hariharan published Jun 16, 2014 last modified Jun 16, 2014 10:22 AM — filed under: , , ,
A weekly selection of news on online freedom of expression and digital technology from across India (and some parts of the world). Please email relevant news/cases/incidents to geetha[at]cis-india.org.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry FOEX Live: June 16-23, 2014
by Geetha Hariharan published Jun 24, 2014 — filed under: , , , , ,
A weekly selection of news on online freedom of expression and digital technology from across India (and some parts of the world).
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry FOEX Live: May 26-27, 2014
by Geetha Hariharan published May 27, 2014 — filed under: , , , , ,
A selection of news from across India implicating online freedom of expression and use of digital technology
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Blog Entry FOEX Live: May 28-29, 2014
by Geetha Hariharan published May 29, 2014 last modified May 29, 2014 08:58 AM — filed under: , , ,
A selection of news from across India with a bearing on online freedom of expression and use of digital technology
Located in Internet Governance / Blog