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Our letter to the Jammu and Kashmir adminstration against imposing shutdowns during the deadly second wave of COVID-19 Pandemic

May 10, 2021
SFLC.in wrote to the Jammu and Kashmir adminstration urging them to not impose an internet shutdown in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and to ensure that citizens have access to full speed…

Our Letter to Uttarakhand Director General of Police raising concerns regarding monitoring of social media behavior of citizens

Feb 16, 2021
Our Letter to Uttarakhand Director General of Police raising concerns regarding monitoring of social media behavior of citizens As indicated by recent media reports, Uttarakhand police has expressed…

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A Detailed Analysis of the Swami Ramdev v. Facebook Judgment

Nov 15, 2019
Statement: At SFLC.in we believe that ordering intermediary platforms to take down content globally, negatively impacts freedom of expression online, as different countries have different standards…

FAQ on surveillance in India.

Nov 07, 2019
What exactly is surveillance? The Merrian - Webster dictionary defines surveillance as “keeping a close watch kept on someone or something”. In the context of this FAQ we refer to the word ‘…

Our Statement on the WhatsApp Surveillance Issue

Oct 31, 2019
Our Statement on the WhatsApp Surveillance Issue The use of sophisticated surveillance technology by governments violates basic human rights of privacy and free speech on the Internet. Vulnerable…

Websites blocked in 2019

Oct 25, 2019
 Websites blocked by MeitY in 2019 In a reply to our latest RTI on blocked websites Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) revealed that the Ministry issued blocking orders for…