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TRAI Consultation on OTT Regulation - Follow-up Submission on Surveillance Reform

Jun 13, 2019
On 20 May 2019, during TRAI’s 'Open House Discussion' in Delhi on OTT communication services, certain arguments were raised regarding national security concerns surrounding encrypted communication…

Any regulation of online speech in India must safeguard the rights to free speech and privacy

May 24, 2019
Unlike the US, free speech in India is not absolute. Our Constitution, while guaranteeing the freedom of speech and expression, places “reasonable restrictions” on this basic human right. Before…

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[RTI] Minutes of the third meeting of the Expert Committee on Data Protection

Jul 24, 2018
The minutes of the first and second meetings of the Committee of Experts on data protection framework held on September 11, 2017 and October 3, 2017 respectively were disclosed in February 2018 in…

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