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Blog Entry Reply to RTI filed with BSNL regarding Network Neutrality and Throttling
by Tarun Krishnakumar published Dec 22, 2014 last modified Dec 22, 2014 02:45 PM — filed under: , , ,
As part of its work on Network Neutrality, the Centre for Internet and Society through Tarun Krishnakumar had filed a Right To Information (RTI) application with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL), a state-owned teleco holding a market share of 65 per cent in the Indian land line and broadband markets — regarding its position on and adherence to Network Neutrality principles.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry The Socratic debate: Whose internet is it anyway?
by Pranesh Prakash published Nov 18, 2014 last modified Dec 09, 2014 01:35 PM — filed under: ,
In the US, President Obama recently spoke out on the seemingly arcane topic of net neutrality. What is more astounding is that the popular satire news show host John Oliver spent a 13-minute segment talking about it in June, telling Internet trolls to “focus your indiscriminate rage in a useful direction” by visiting the US Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) website and submitting comments on its weak draft proposal on net neutrality.
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Blog Entry Net Neutrality, Free Speech and the Indian Constitution – III: Conceptions of Free Speech and Democracy
by Gautam Bhatia published May 18, 2014 last modified May 27, 2014 10:21 AM — filed under: , ,
In this 3 part series, Gautam Bhatia explores the concept of net neutrality in the context of Indian law and the Indian Constitution.
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Blog Entry Marco Civil da Internet: Brazil’s ‘Internet Constitution’
by Geetha Hariharan published Apr 03, 2014 last modified Jun 19, 2014 10:38 AM — filed under: , , , ,
On March 25, 2014, Brazil's lower house of parliament passed bill no. 2126/2011, popularly known as Marco Civil da Internet. The Marco Civil is a charter of Internet user-rights and service provider responsibilities, committed to freedom of speech and expression, privacy, and accessibility and openness of the Internet. In this post, the author looks at the pros and cons of the bill.
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Blog Entry CDT Provides Answers to Questions on Internet Neutrality
by Pranesh Prakash published Apr 26, 2011 last modified Jun 04, 2012 05:56 AM — filed under: ,
Pranesh Prakash of CIS asked David Sohn of CDT a few pointed questions on the emerging hot topic of 'Internet neutrality', and received very useful responses. Those questions and Mr. Sohn's responses are documented in this blog post.
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