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Criminal Defamation: The Urgent Cause That has United Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal and Subramanian Swamy
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 16, 2015 — filed under: , , ,
Three years ago when the then Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy accused Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and his mother of misappropriation of funds while trying to revive the National Herald newspaper, the Nehru-Gandhi scion threatened to sue him.
Located in Internet Governance / 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
Nanny state rules porn bad for you
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 05, 2015 — filed under: , , , ,
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
J&K social media ban: Use of 132-year-old Act can’t stand judicial scrutiny, say experts
by Prasad Krishna published May 04, 2017 last modified May 04, 2017 02:12 AM — filed under: , , ,
Jammu and Kashmir's social media ban: Legal experts are not convinced this is a viable order
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
World Press Freedom Day 2017
by Prasad Krishna published May 20, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Udbhav Tiwari represented the Centre for Internet & Society at the World Press Day event organised by UNESCO and the Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) at UNESCO House, New Delhi on May 3, 2017.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
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.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Sense and Censorship
by Sunil Abraham published Jan 31, 2012 last modified Jan 31, 2012 06:15 AM — filed under: , ,
The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) bills, at the US House of Representatives and Senate, respectively, appear to enforce property rights, but are, in fact, trade bills. This article by Sunil Abraham was published in the Indian Express on 20 January 2012.
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry US Clampdown Worse than the Great Firewall
by Sunil Abraham published Dec 26, 2011 last modified Jan 26, 2012 08:42 PM — filed under: , ,
If you thought China’s Internet censorship was evil, think again. American moves to clean up the Web could hurt global surfers, writes Sunil Abraham in this article published in Tehelka, Volume 8, Issue 50, 17 December 2011.
Located in Internet Governance
RTI on Complaints under Section 79 of IT Act
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 30, 2013 last modified Jun 12, 2013 09:50 AM — filed under: ,
The Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, gave its reply to an RTI application filed by Saket Bisani. We are reproducing the text below:
Located in Internet Governance / Resources
E-Consultation on Cyber Security, Justice, and Governance Begins!
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 04, 2014 last modified Dec 04, 2014 11:36 PM — filed under: ,
Sunil Abraham facilitated the e-consultation on "Internet access, the freedom of expression online, and development in the Global South" at the event organized by the Hague Institute for Global Justice.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media