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Joint Letter to MeitY Addressing Key Issues with the Draft IL Rules, 2018

Feb 01, 2019
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India ("MeitY"), released the Draft Intermediaries Guidelines (Amendment) Rules, 2018 on the 24th of December, 2018 ("the Draft…

SFLC.in Shortlised for 2019 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards

Jan 28, 2019
SFLC.in has been nominated for 2019 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards. In total, 16 nominees were selected from over 400 crowdsourced nominations. The awards are given in four…

Countering Misinformation: Policies and Solutions, Kochi

Jan 28, 2019
SFLC.in is organizing “Countering Misinformation: Policies and Solutions” a round table discussion to understand the phenomenon of misinformation and disinformation, and discuss solutions to tackle…

Our Counter Comments to TRAI's Consultation Paper on Regulatory Framework for Over-The-Top (OTT) Communication Services

Jan 26, 2019
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) had published a consultation paper on 12 November 2018 for the creation of a regulatory framework for over-the-top (OTT) communication services. OTT…

Press Release - Experts: Media and Digital Literacy Must to Fight Fake News

Jan 21, 2019
New Delhi, 22nd January 2019: Ahead of the 2019 general elections in India, it is important to realize the consequences of misinformation and disinformation campaigns, also popularly called fake…

Countering Misinformation: Policies and Solutions, Mumbai

Jan 14, 2019
SFLC.in is organizing “Countering Misinformation: Policies and Solutions” a roundtable discussion to understand the phenomenon of misinformation and disinformation, and discuss solutions to tackle…

Countering Misinformation: Policies and Solutions, Bangalore

Jan 14, 2019
SFLC.in is organizing “Countering Misinformation: Policies and Solutions” a round table discussion to understand the phenomenon of misinformation and disinformation, and discuss solutions to tackle…

Countering Misinformation: Policies and Solutions, New Delhi

Jan 14, 2019
SFLC.in is organizing “Countering Misinformation: Policies and Solutions” a panel discussion to understand the phenomenon of misinformation and disinformation, and discuss solutions to tackle the…

What has been changed in the Aadhaar Amendment Bill?

Jan 08, 2019
On Wednesday, 02 January 2019, we got our first look at The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018. On Friday, 04 January 2019, this Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha. We compared this Bill…

Supreme Court Issues Notice to the Centre for Continued use of Section 66A of the IT Act, 2000

Jan 08, 2019
  Yesterday, The Supreme Court of India issued notice to the Central Government for the continued use of Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 ("the IT Act"), despite the provision…

FAQ on Draft Amendment of Intermediary Guidelines Rules in India

Jan 08, 2019
The Central Government notified the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 in April, 2011. A draft amendment of these Rules has been issued by the Ministry of Electronics and…

Our Comments to TRAI's Consultation Paper on Regulatory Framework for Over-The-Top (OTT) Communication Services

Jan 08, 2019
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) had published a consultation paper on 12 November 2018 for the creation of a regulatory framework for over-the-top (OTT) communication services. OTT…