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Parliament ’s last opportunity to Modify/Annul Telecom Suspension Rules 2017?

Aug 09, 2018
Prior to the notification of Temporary Suspension of Telecom Services, Internet shutdowns were ordered under two statutes i.e Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 (CrPC) and Indian Telegraph Act 1885.

Social Media Communications Hub: A Privacy Nightmare

Aug 08, 2018
On April 25, 2018 the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting released a bid document (“SMCH Bid Document”) stating its intent to establish a Social Media Communication Hub (“SMCH”) which would…

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RTI reply from Rajasthan Home Department reveals 26 unreported Internet Shutdowns

Jul 14, 2018
We at SFLC.in have been tracking incidents of Internet shutdowns across India in an attempt to draw attention towards the number and frequency of shutdowns, which are imposed for reasons ranging from…

Meet the latest threat to public safety: Cheating during examinations

Jul 14, 2018
On Thursday, July 12, 2018, it was reported by several media outlets that the Rajasthan Police had obtained permission from the Government to suspend Internet Services for two consecutive days i.e.…

Welcome AI! - The Indian Government’s Ambitious Policy Proposal

Jun 25, 2018
Healthcare, Education, Smart Cities and Transportation Identified as Key Sectors

Open letter to messaging apps urging platform changes to protect users

Jun 01, 2018
We, along with other stakeholder organizations and individuals, are issuing an open letter urging Internet-based messaging service providers like WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal and others to make…

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