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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…

Celebrating Software Freedom Day, 2010

Sep 20, 2010
Prof. Eben Moglen, Director-Counsel and Chairman of Software Freedom Law Center, visited AC3 on 16th September to celebrate Software Freedom Day with the community volunteers and students. He has…

The BlackBerry Emergency

Aug 14, 2010
According to the Government of India, private service providers like AirTel and Vodafone are failing in their legal obligations under the Information Technology Act, hastily amended in the days…

Information Technology (Amendment) Act, 2008 comes into force. This amendment provided safe harbour protection for intermediaries under Section 79 of the Act.

Oct 27, 2009
This amendment resulted in providing a safe harbour protection for intermediaries under Section 79 of The Information Technology Act, 2000. Read More: http://deity.gov.in/sites/upload_files/dit/files…