SFLC.in approaches the Hon'ble Supreme Court on the Pegasus issue

Aug 19, 2021
SFLC APPROACHES THE SUPREME COURT ON THE PEGASUS ISSUE SFLC.in has approached the Hon'ble Supreme Court by way of filing a Writ Petition/Public Interest Litigation bearing No. 909 of 2021 under…

SFLC.IN's Submission before the Parliamentary Committee on Subordinate Legislation on The Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021

Jul 28, 2021
SFLC.in has sent its submissions to the Parliamentary Committee on Subordinate Legislation on the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021,…

Impact of the traceability provision on the privacy of Indian citizens

Jul 28, 2021
Impact of the traceability provision on the privacy of Indian citizens

SFLC.in's letter to Shri Shashi Tharoor, containing Suggestions for the Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT meeting with the representatives of MeitY, MHA and the Ministry of Communications (DoT) on “Citizens’ data security and privacy on July 28, 2021

Jul 23, 2021
SFLC.in has written a letter to Shri Shashi Tharoor, Chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT, containing suggestions for the Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT meeting with the…

AN ANATOMY OF THE PEGASUS SPYWARE

Jul 22, 2021
  The story so far In a series of startling revelations by The Wire, Pegasus, the Israeli Spyware was found to have been used to potentially target hundreds of cell phone devices in India.

Time to #LetTheNetWork

Jul 12, 2021
SFLC.in 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.

SFLC.in writes to CERT.In and Government of Tamil Nadu on Public Distribution System Data Breach

Jul 09, 2021
SFLC.in writes to CERT.In and Government of Tamil Nadu on Public Distribution System Data Breach

India’s IT Rules, Twitter MD, & UP Police: Actions & Options Ahead

Jun 24, 2021
The article analyzes the impact of the IT Rules, 2021 upon the case involving Twitter's MD, the criminal law angle of it and the scope and relevance of safe harbour protection that is granted to…

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…

TWITTER, THE INTERMEDIARY GUIDELINES RULES AND THE SAFE HARBOUR PROTECTION

Jun 16, 2021
Background The Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (Hereinafter "IT Rules") were notified by the Central Government on 25.02.2021. The…

Free Speech Violations related to COVID-19 Pandemic

Jun 15, 2021
*/ /*-->*/ Censorship/Free Speech violations related to COVID-19 Pandemic The following are the list of instances that point towards cencorship and free speech violations that have taken place…

SFLC.in at RightsCon 2021

Jun 07, 2021
SFLC.in is hosting various Session at RightsCon, 20211. Our team will be participating in multiple Community sessions as well as social hour to cover a wide variety of topics such as Internet…