Madras High Court Bans Downloading of TikTok

Apr 08, 2019

On April 3, 2019, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court issued an order (the court order is attached below) prohibiting downloading the TikTok mobile app.

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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 of December, 2018.

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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 of December, 2018.

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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 Rules").

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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 categories: Arts, Campaigning, Digital Activism and Journalism.

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Read me not: List of banned books in India

Dec 18, 2018

Over the years India has seen various books being banned for several reasons, ranging from defamation to offending religious sentiments of a community.

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Home Department, State of Rajasthan: No more Internet Shutdowns for prevention of cheating in examinations.

Nov 29, 2018

There has been a staggering increase in the number of Internet Shutdowns in India.

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RTI Applications to MP & UP about number of Internet Shutdowns: Dismissed & Returned

Sep 12, 2018

Governments across the world often impose Internet Shutdowns as a means to order blanket ban on Internet services in an area for a duration.

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Meet the latest threat to public safety: Cheating during examinations

Jul 14, 2018

On Thursday, July 12, 2018, it was reported by several media outlets that the Rajasthan Police had obtained permission from the Government to suspend Internet Services for two consecutive days i.e. 14th and 15th July as a precautionary measure to prevent cheating during the Police Constable recruitment examinations.

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