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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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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…

Critical security advisory: WhatsApp vulnerability

May 14, 2019
WhatsApp has reported that a security vulnerability in the app was exploited to install the NSO Pegasus spyware in certain iPhones and Android phones. The spyware can be installed by calling a target…

Joint Letter to DPIIT on Lack of Transparency in the Public Consultation Process to the E-Commerce Policy

May 14, 2019
On 23 Feb. 2018, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade ("DPIIT") released the 'Draft National E-Commerce Policy' ("the Draft Policy") which addressed a wide range of issues,…

Google v. Visakha: Final Arguments

May 02, 2019
In 2009, Visakha Industries, a construction company involved in the manufacturing of asbestos cement sheets, filed a criminal defamation case against Ban Asbestos Network India (BANI), its…