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India won't censor social media: Telecom Minister
India does not intend to censor online social networks such as Facebook, a minister said Tuesday, but he demanded that they obey the same rules governing the ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 01, 2012 07:15 AM — Filed under: , ,
India's struggle for online freedom
"65 years since your independence," a new battle for freedom is under way in India — according to a YouTube video uploaded by an Indian member of Anonymous, ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 18, 2012 06:39 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
India: The New Front Line in the Global Struggle for Internet Freedom
The government tussles with Internet freedom activists in the world's largest democracy. by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 18, 2012 07:10 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Regulating Sexist Online Harassment: A Model of Online Harassment as a Form of Censorship
by Amber Sinha last modified May 31, 2021 09:39 AM — Filed under: , ,
#NAMApolicy on Online Content Regulation
Swaraj Barooah attended the #NAMApolicy on Online Content Regulation organized by Media Nama at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on May 3, 2018. by Admin last modified May 05, 2018 01:52 AM — Filed under: ,
India’s Civil Liberties Crisis: Of Bans, Blocks, Bullying and Biometrics
Malavika Jayaram will be a speaker at this event which is organized by the Center for Global Communication Studies and will be held at Annenberg School of ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 25, 2013 10:39 AM — Filed under: , ,
FOEX Live: June 16-23, 2014
A weekly selection of news on online freedom of expression and digital technology from across India (and some parts of the world). by Geetha Hariharan last modified Jun 24, 2014 10:23 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
GNI and IAMAI Launch Interactive Slideshow Exploring Impact of India's Internet Laws
The Global Network Initiative and the Internet and Mobile Association of India have come together to explain how India’s Internet and technology laws impact ... by Jyoti Panday last modified Jul 17, 2014 12:01 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
India arrests professor over political cartoon
Sharing funny, satirical cartoons over the Internet can land you in court and even in jail these days in the world’s largest democracy. The article by Rama ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 25, 2012 10:27 AM — Filed under: ,
Views | Why the Left may for once be right
On the opening day of the upcoming parliamentary session on Tuesday, the Rajya Sabha is set to vote on an annulment motion against the IT rules, moved by P. ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 25, 2012 11:48 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Intermediary Liability in India: Chilling Effects on Free Expression on the Internet
The Centre for Internet & Society in partnership with Google India conducted the Google Policy Fellowship 2011. This was offered for the first time in Asia ... by Rishabh Dara last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:22 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Workshop on Media Law & Policy Curriculum Development
Centre for Communication Governance, National Law University, Delhi and University of Oxford in support with the International Higher Education-Knowledge ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 17, 2014 10:25 AM — Filed under: ,
Analyzing the Latest List of Blocked URLs by Department of Telecommunications (IIPM Edition)
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) in its order dated February 14, 2013 has issued directions to the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block seventy ... by Snehashish Ghosh last modified Feb 17, 2013 07:35 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Why was the Gwalior court in such a hurry to block IIPM URLs?
Is it really that easy to get courts to block online content as it appears from the latest case of the blocking of 73 URLs related to IIPM? Legally speaking, ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 19, 2013 11:51 AM — Filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society Joins the Global Network Initiative
The Global Network Initiative (GNI) is pleased to announce its newest member, the Centre for Internet & Society based in Bangalore, India. A technology policy ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 25, 2012 09:13 AM — Filed under: , ,
Internet expert Pranesh Prakash criticizes Indian cyber blockades
The government's attempts to block social media accounts and websites that it blames for spreading panic have been inept and possibly illegal, a top internet ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 24, 2012 12:58 PM — Filed under: , , ,
New Delhi Expands Curbs on Web Content
India on Thursday broadened recent efforts to regulate the Internet with moves to block Twitter accounts of some prominent journalists and content from ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 24, 2012 01:16 PM — Filed under: , ,
India seeks a tighter grip on social media
India, with the world's third largest number of Facebook users, is clamping down on social media after recent posting of inflammatory videos on Web sites. by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 25, 2012 03:02 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Govt in line of fire over web censorship
Social media abuzz with allegations of government gagging free speech in the garb of curbing hate messages. by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 25, 2012 03:13 AM — Filed under: , , ,
How ISPs block websites and why it doesn’t help
Banning websites is ineffective against malicious users as workarounds are easy and well known. by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 25, 2012 06:56 AM — Filed under: , , ,
What lurks beneath the Network
There is a series of buzzwords that have become a naturalised part of discussions around digital social media—participation, collaboration, peer-2-peer, ... by Nishant Shah last modified Aug 25, 2012 07:10 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Tweets and twits
The orders issued by the Ministry of Communication and IT to block more than 300 items on the Internet, including Twitter handles, Facebook pages, YouTube ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 25, 2012 07:45 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Regulating the Internet by fiat
The Union government’s move to ban or block 310 online entities is worrisome. by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 26, 2012 10:13 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Inde: la tentative de contrôler l'internet est "illégale"
Des spécialistes de l'internet ont qualifié vendredi de "complètement illégale" la tentative du gouvernement indien de bloquer des messages et des vidéos ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 26, 2012 10:50 AM — Filed under: , ,
India: Social Media Censorship to Contain ‘Cyber-Terrorism'?
This is the second post in the 2-part series about the perceived role of social media in the wake of the Assam clashes that spilled across the country and ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 27, 2012 03:36 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Delhi defends Internet blocking
India on Friday defended itself against accusations of heavy-handed online censorship, saying it had been successful in blocking content blamed for fuelling ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 27, 2012 04:13 AM — Filed under: , ,
Internet clamp outrage
The Indian government's attempts to block social media accounts and websites that it blames for spreading panic have been inept and possibly illegal, a top ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 27, 2012 05:13 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Criticism mounts over India censorship
India’s government is facing fierce criticism from privacy groups, political opponents and irate internet users accusing it of an excessive and poorly targeted ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 27, 2012 06:38 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Tata Photon unblocks Wordpress.com
As of yesterday, the Tata Photon service of the Internet service provider (ISP) Tata Teleservices seems to have lifted the block it had put on the ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 03, 2012 01:53 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Internet Analysts Question India’s Efforts to Stem Panic
The Indian government’s efforts to stem a weeklong panic among some ethnic minorities has again put it at odds with Internet companies like Google, Facebook ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 04, 2012 11:46 AM — Filed under: , , , ,