Google v. Visakha: Final Arguments

May 02, 2019

In 2009, Visakha Industries, a construction company involved in the manufacturing of asbestos cement sheets, filed a criminal defamation case against Ban Asbestos Network India (BANI), its coordinator and Google India.

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Blue Paper - Conference on Future of Tech Policy in India

Apr 12, 2019

We organised a Conference on 'Future of Tech Policy in India' on 15 March 2019 in Delhi. Over 150 people participated in the conference. Our report on Intermediary Liability 2.0 - A shifting Paradigm was launched during this conference.

 

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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 Comments to DPIIT on the Draft National E-commerce Policy

Apr 01, 2019

On 23rd February, 2019, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (“the DPIIT”) released the Draft National E-Commerce Policy (“the Draft Policy”) with the objective to help stakeholders fully benefit from opportunities arising from the progressive digitization of the domestic digital economy and establish a level playing field for all stakeholders in the digital economy.

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FAQ - Draft National E-Commerce Policy

Mar 22, 2019

On 23rd February, 2019, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (“the DPIIT”) released the Draft National E-Commerce Policy (“the Draft Policy”) with the objective to help stakeholders fully benefit from opportunities arising from the progressive digitization of the domestic digital economy.

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Intermediary Liability 2.0 - A Shifting Paradigm

Mar 15, 2019

This report looks at the current state of intermediary liability laws, notable litigations, present legal framework and glimpses into other jurisdictions including.

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Conference on Future of Tech Policy in India

Mar 07, 2019

SFLC.in is organising a Conference on Future of Tech Policy in India on 15 March in New Delhi to discuss issues related to Rights on the Internet. Our report on ‘Intermediary Liability in India: The Legal Landscape and Notable Developments’ will be launched during this event.

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Summary Report: 'Defending Free Speech and Privacy on the Internet' A Round Table Discussion on the Future of Intermediary Liability in India

Feb 28, 2019

SFLC.in organized a round table discussion on the Future of Intermediary Liability in India titled 'Defending Free Speech and Privacy on the Internet'.

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Submission to Parliamentary Committee on Information Technology

Feb 19, 2019

Parliamentary Committee on Information Technology invited views on the issue of “Safeguarding Citizens Rights on Social/Online News Media Platforms”. The views were heard on 11th February 2019 along with inputs from MeitY and Twitter.

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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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