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Notable technology and rights related litigations

Sep 27, 2017
Below is a compilation of some notable technology and rights related litigations from India, on-going and concluded. This list includes matters filed before the Indian Supreme Court as well as…

Summary Report: Digital Citizen Summit, 2017 (September 21-22, 2017; New Delhi)

Sep 27, 2017
The second Digital Citizen Summit was organised on September 21-22, 2017 by Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) and Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. SFLC.…

New Rules on Temporary Suspension of Telecom Services in case of Public Emergency or Public Safety

Sep 23, 2017
The Ministry of Communications, on August 7th, 2017, notified new rules for the suspension of telecom services in case of public emergency or public safety, and consequently, the suspension of…

Workshop on Secure Communication

Sep 22, 2017
SFLC.in is organising a workshop on “Secure Communication ” in association with Sukhbir Singh, TOR Developer, on Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 11:00AM-:1:30 PM at the SFLC.in premises at K-9,…

[RTI] Darjeeling Internet Ban: 3 months and counting

Sep 18, 2017
The ongoing Internet shutdown in Darjeeling, West Bengal completes 3 months today. This day, three months earlier, mobile Internet was shutdown in the city due to the ongoing agitation for a separate…

Summary Report: Celebrating the Right to be Let Alone [Sep 02, 2017; New Delhi]

Sep 04, 2017
On Sep 2, 2017, SFLC.in organized a discussion titled “Celebrating the Right To Be Let Alone” to commemorate the recent recognition of right to privacy as a fundamental right, discuss the privacy…

Celebrating the Right to be Let Alone

Aug 30, 2017
SFLC.in is holding a discussion on “Celebrating the Right to be Let Alone” on Saturday, September 02, 2017, from 4:00-6:00 PM at the SFLC.in premises at K-9, Second Floor, Birbal Road, Jangpura…

[Press Release] Supreme Court holds that Right to Privacy is a Fundamental Right

Aug 24, 2017
In a historic judgment, the 9 judge bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court has unanimously held that Right to Privacy is a fundamental right. This judgment was pronounced in a reference made to the 9…

Supreme Court upholds Right to Privacy as a Fundamental Right

Aug 24, 2017
In a momentous judgment delivered in the case of K. S Puttaswamy (Retd.) & Anr. v. Union of India & Ors. [Writ Petition (Civil) No. 494 of 2012] today, the Supreme Court of India affirmed…

Nine-judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court hears arguments on right to privacy: Updates from day 6

Aug 19, 2017
A nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court (SC), comprising Chief Justice of India (CJI) J.S. Khehar and Justices D.Y. Chandrachud, J. Chelameshwar, S.A. Bobde, A. Nazeer, R.K. Agrawal, R.F…

Darjeeling Internet Ban Completes Two Months

Aug 18, 2017
Today marks the completion of two months of continuous Internetshutdown in Darjeeling, West Bengal. Two months back, on 19th

The Internet Archive is among 2650 websites blocked for copyright infringement

Aug 12, 2017
The Internet Archive – a non-profit initiative that has been archiving online content like web pages, books, text, audio, video, images, and software since 1996 – has become one of the latest…