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Time to #LetTheNetWork

Jul 12, 2021 is organising a two day event "Time To Let The Net Work" on July 15-16, 2021. The event aims to take forward the fight to #LetTheNetWork, a fight that aims to stop Internet shutdowns globally.

RTI Response from MEITY over Twitter's Manipulated Media Tag

Jun 18, 2021
Earlier in May, there were a series of tweets posted by BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra that the Congress Party had developed a tool kit to be used on social media to target the government in its…

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Roundtable on "FOSS for Public Use : Free and Open Source Software for Digital India" on May 29, 2015

May 28, 2015, in collaboration with the International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS) and the Centre for Internet and Society, India (CIS), is organizing a roundtable on "FOSS for Public…

BSNL says it can block whole websites only, not web-pages

May 12, 2015
This follows from our previous blog about DEITY's revelations on website blocking. had requested the following information from Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) under the Right to…

Democracy Speaks! It's Hamara Internet and we don't want that to change!

Apr 23, 2015
With just about a day left before the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) closes comments on its "Consultation Paper on Regulatory Framework for Over-the-Top (OTT) Services", the public…

DEITY says 2341 URLs were blocked in 2014; refuses to reveal more

Apr 03, 2015
On March 9, 2015, requested the following information from the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DEITY) under the Right to Information Act, 2005: Number of URL-blocking…