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What’s New At SFLC.in

  • Au revoir, Section 66A March 25, 2015 On March 24, 2015, the Supreme Court of India took an unambiguous stand in favor of free speech on the Internet by striking down the now infamous Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 ...
  • The 66A Rigmarole March 25, 2015 The recent arrest of a writer in Karnataka over alleged Facebook posts making sexist and derogatory comments about a social activist on Facebook, has once again fuelled the long running debate over the requirement and ...
  • Rightscon Southeast Asia conference March 17, 2015 Mr. Prasanth Sugathan, Counsel, SFLC.in will be speaking at RighstCon Southeast Asia conference from March 24-25, 2015 at Manila, Philippines. RightsCon is the premier summit series bringing together civil society, engineers, activists, lawyers, companies, and ...

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NetMundial 2014
  • Civil Society Closing Statement At NETmundial 2014 April 28, 2014 The Civil Society has expressed deep disappointment that the NETmundial outcome document has failed to address key concerns like surveillance and net neutrality.  Best Bits, a civil society network, has come up with the following ...
  • India’s Submission to Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance April 23, 2014 The Government of India made the following submission to NETMundial, the Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance.  The meeting will be held from April 23-24, 2014. General: 1. Internet is a shared ...
  • NetMundial Submissions April 23, 2014 The JustNet Coalition, of which SFLC.IN is a member, supports immediate reform of the present Internet Governance ecosystem and has accordingly made the following submissions to the Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance, being ...
Events
  • Rightscon Southeast Asia conference March 17, 2015 Mr. Prasanth Sugathan, Counsel, SFLC.in will be speaking at RighstCon Southeast Asia conference from March 24-25, 2015 at Manila, Philippines. RightsCon is the premier summit series bringing together civil society, engineers, activists, lawyers, companies, and ...
  • CONNECTing the Dots: Options for Future Action March 03, 2015 Ms. Mishi Choudhary will be speaking at an international multistakeholder conference on Internet-related issues organized by UNESCO in France, Paris from March 3-4, 2015. This event is expected to have participants from governments, civil society, ...
  • First Asian Legal Network Round Table on Free and Open Source Software January 08, 2015 SFLC.IN in collaboration with Open Invention Network (OIN)  is organising the First Asian Legal Network (ALN) round-table on ‘Free and Open Source Software’ at ‘The Oberoi Hotel, Bangalore’ on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015  from 12.00pm ...

SFLC.in In News

  • Bringing Freedom to the Internet in India March 26, 2015 In a landmark judgment on Tuesday, the Indian Supreme Court has recognised the immense importance of free expression in the development of India in the 21st century. In its judgment, Supreme Court has restructured India’s ...
  • Victory for team of young lawyers, activists March 26, 2015 Tuesday’s verdict is a victory for a loose coalition of young lawyers, Internet activists and researchers who filed separate petitions but helped each other with backroom work and creating public opinion over the last two ...
  • Section 66A scrapped: Supreme Court adds muscle to social media March 26, 2015 In a landmark judgment on Tuesday, the Supreme Court quashed Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000, which clamped down on freedom of speech and allowed the State to arrest people posting “offensive ...