Dear Government, Please Go Back to the Drawing Board

Mar 28, 2012
Shri. P.Rajeeve, MP representing Kerala in the Rajya Sabha has moved a statutory motion to get the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines) 2011 annulled.This motion has been admittedand will…

eBook on IT Intermediary Rules

Mar 27, 2012
Software Freedom Law Center, india (sflc.in) has brought out an eBook that explains the issues with the Information Technology (Intermedairies Guidelines) Rules 2011. The eBook is licensed under…

Motion to annul Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 was moved by Mr. P. Rajeev in the Rajya Sabha.

Mar 23, 2012
Motion to annul Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 was moved by Mr. P. Rajeev in the Rajya Sabha.

Look Who's Watching

Mar 05, 2012
Do you think someone is looking over your shoulder as you type an email, buy grocery or fill a simple raffle for that fair you visited with your child? As you give information to medical health…

Writ petition was filed in the Kerala High Court challenging Rule 4 of Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011.

Mar 01, 2012
Mr. Shojan Jacob filed a writ in the Kerala High Court challenging Rule 4 of the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011.

Lack of strong privacy law in healthcare a big worry

Feb 13, 2012
DNA published an article in which Talish Ray and Prasanth Sugathan, Counsels at SFLC.in, point out that there are concerns about what the government as well as companies can do with digitised,…

Mobile Application development for Indian market still a dream

Jan 22, 2012
Balaji Kutty, Board member at SFLC.in, wrote an article in The Hindu explaining the issues that plague application development for mobiles in India. Issues faced by a mobile developers include lack…

Google, Facebook fight offensive content lawsuit

Jan 17, 2012
Appearing on a TV show on a discussion regarding the petition filed against social networking sites for hosting content offensive to religious sensibilities, Mr. Prasanth Sugathan, Counsel at SFLC.in…

Business Line: Open Source activists fret over online media blues

Dec 30, 2011
Press coverage of the Fourth International Free and Open Source Software (FOSSK4) conference held at Kerala. The conference discussed about erosion of privacy and personal freedom on online media.…

RTI Reply Reveals Delhi Government's Plans to Monitor the Internet

Dec 12, 2011
Sflc.in after a long procedure involving multiple RTI applications and complaint before the Central Information Commissioner could get access to a copy of the draft Regulation (Control and management…

Backdoor Censorship Alias Intermediary Pre-Screening

Dec 12, 2011
Kapil Sibal's diktat to social networking sites to pre-screen user generated content has generated a fresh debate on the issue of freedom of expression. The Minister in an interview to the Hindu…

Thank You Mr Sibal!

Dec 10, 2011
We at SFLC.in , have been crying ourselves hoarse, on the Government Of India's clamp down on Freedom of Speech and Expression since April 2011 . Why April? In April, the Central Government notified…