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Blog Entry Resurrecting the marketplace of ideas
by Arindrajit Basu published Feb 22, 2019 — filed under: , ,
There is no ‘silver bullet’ for regulating content on the web. It requires a mix of legal and empirical analysis.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Internet Speech: Perspectives on Regulation and Policy
by Akriti Bopanna published Feb 07, 2019 last modified Apr 01, 2019 04:38 PM — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society and the University of Munich (LMU), Germany are jointly organizing an international symposium at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on April 5, 2019
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Blog Entry Response to the Draft of The Information Technology [Intermediary Guidelines (Amendment) Rules] 2018
by Gurshabad Grover, Elonnai Hickok, Arindrajit Basu, Akriti published Feb 07, 2019 last modified Feb 07, 2019 08:06 AM — filed under: , ,
In this response, we aim to examine whether the draft rules meet tests of constitutionality and whether they are consistent with the parent Act. We also examine potential harms that may arise from the Rules as they are currently framed and make recommendations to the draft rules that we hope will help the Government meet its objectives while remaining situated within the constitutional ambit.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
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
Webinar on the draft Intermediary Guidelines Amendment Rules
by Admin published Jan 18, 2019 — filed under: , ,
CCAOI and the ISOC Delhi Chapter organised a webinar on January 10 to discuss the draft "The Information Technology [Intermediary Guidelines (Amendment) Rules] 2018". Gurshabad Grover was a discussant in the panel.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Internet Freedom at Crossroads - Common Paths towards Strengthening Human Rights Online
by Admin published Nov 30, 2018 last modified Dec 04, 2018 04:11 PM — filed under: ,
The 2018 Freedom Online Conference took place from 28 to 30 November 2018 in Berlin. Elonnai Hickok participated as a speaker.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Community Standards Roundtable Conversations
by Admin published Oct 16, 2018 — filed under: , , ,
Ambika Tandon was a participant in a roundtable organized by Facebook, School of Media & Cultural Studies, and Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Bengaluru on October 7, 2018.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Net nanny meets muscular law
by Admin published Oct 02, 2018 — filed under: ,
India’s new human-trafficking bill could criminalise sex workers and curtail free speech.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry India’s post-truth society
by Swaraj Paul Barooah published Sep 12, 2018 — filed under: , ,
The proliferation of lies and manipulative content supplies an ever-willing state a pretext to step up surveillance.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry हेट स्पीच
by Yash Mittal published Sep 03, 2018 last modified Sep 07, 2018 06:25 AM — filed under: , ,
रोहित शर्मा द्वारा संपादित
Located in Internet Governance