Summary Report: 'Defending Free Speech and Privacy on the Internet' A Round Table Discussion on the Future of Intermediary Liability in India

Feb 28, 2019
SFLC.in organized a round table discussion on the Future of Intermediary Liability in India titled 'Defending Free Speech and Privacy on the Internet'. The round table took place on 13th February,…

Submission to Parliamentary Committee on Information Technology

Feb 19, 2019
Parliamentary Committee on Information Technology invited views on the issue of “Safeguarding Citizens Rights on Social/Online News Media Platforms”. The views were heard on 11th February 2019 along…

Submission on Surveillance Industry and Human Rights to the UN Special Rapporteur

Feb 19, 2019
UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression had invited comments on the surveillance industry and human rights.

Our Counter Comments to MeitY on the Draft Intermediaries Guidelines (Amendment) Rules, 2018

Feb 18, 2019
The Draft Information Technology [Intermediaries Guidelines (Amendment) Rules], 2018 (“the Draft Rules”), were issued by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (“MeitY”) on the 24th…

Blue Paper: Misinformation and Draft Intermediary Guidelines

Feb 01, 2019
In the wake of increased spread of misinformation on social media, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has issued The Draft Information Technology [Intermediaries…

Our Comments to MeitY on the Draft Intermediaries Guidelines (Amendment) Rules, 2018

Feb 01, 2019
The Draft Information Technology [Intermediaries Guidelines (Amendment) Rules], 2018 (“the Draft Rules”), were issued by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (“MeitY”) on the 24th…

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…