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Internet and Freedom of Expression

Nov 12, 2011
November 2-4, 2011 took sflc.in to participate in a closed group discussion organized byPoint of View,Internet Democracy Project,Center for Policy Alternatives, andGlobal Partners & Associateson…

Youth arrested for creating Rahul Gandhi's fake account

Nov 09, 2011
A youth was arrested by a police team from Madhya Pradesh for creating a fake account on Facebook in the name of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi. 19 year old Ankit, a BCom student was…

Business Line: Need for debates on cyber laws stressed

Oct 28, 2011
A new report of the seminar on The New Rules — 2011, jointly organised by Democratic Alliance for Knowledge Freedom and Government Law College was held in Cochin, Kerala.Mr Prasanth Sugathan, Counsel…

Animal Rights Activist Arrested In Pune

Oct 25, 2011
Animal Rights Activist Manoj Oswal was arrested by the Cyber Crime Cell in Pune on the basis of a complaint made by Sakal Papers Pvt Ltd., where he was charged under Section 500 of the IPC (…

Open Panel Discussion on Internet, Copyright and Creativity

Oct 24, 2011
Open Panel Discussion on Internet, Copyright and Creativity organised by Google at India Habitat Centre on October 18. The panelists in this video are Mr. Ameet Dutta (Luthra & Luthra), Mr.…

Curtailing the Right to Information

Oct 10, 2011
Freedom to have access to information, as a right, is essential for the functioning of a transparent and accountable democracy. The Right To Information Act 2005 ( RTI Act) in India was enacted to…

Software Patents - A Tax on the Common Man?

Sep 23, 2011
India is the second biggest market for mobile-phones in the world and isforecast to surpass Chinato become the largest market by the end of 2013. The share of smart-phones in the Indian mobile market…

Mr. Jayant Chaudhary, a Lok Sabha MP, spoke against the Rules in the Parliament and said that the Rules curb the right to freedom of speech and are violative of the IT Act.

Sep 06, 2011
Mr. Jayant Chaudhary, a Lok Sabha MP, spoke against the Rules in the Parliament and said that the Rules curb the right to freedom of speech and are violative of the IT Act.

Unravelling NATGRID

Jul 08, 2011
National Intelligence Grid(NATGRID), established under Ministry of Home Affairs of the Government of India, aims to consolidate data gathered by various agencies, both private and public, and to make…

FAQ on Intermediary Rules

Jul 08, 2011
The Central Government notified the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 in April, 2011. The rules which seek to control the intermediaries end up controlling the actions of…

The Caravan Injunction And How the New IT Rules Could Make It Easier for the Arindams of the World

Jun 23, 2011
The Caravan magazine issued a press release yesterday on the defamation suit filed by Indian Institute of Planning & Management(IIPM) against it for publishing a cover story on Arindam Chaudhury…

Censored by the Intermediary

Apr 28, 2011
The Indian Express, during the time of emergency, published its newspaper with a blank editorial page to protest against the censorship policies of the Government. The Internet as we know in India…