A Look at Party Manifestos for the 17th Lok Sabha Elections- Will Political Parties Defend Our Digital Freedom?

Apr 04, 2019

The 7-phase, 17th Lok Sabha elections will begin on April 11, 2019 and continue until May 19, 2019.

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SFLC.in at the Internet Freedom Festival, 2018

Mar 07, 2018

The 2018 edition of the Internet Freedom Festival (IFF) is being held from March 5 - 9 in Valencia, Spain.

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SFLC.in at Internet Governance Forum 2017

Dec 23, 2017

The twelfth annual meeting of Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was held in Geneva, Switzerland at the UN Office at Geneva (UNOG) from 18 to 21 December, 2017. The theme for the meeting this year was ‘Shape Your Digital Future!’

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Info-graphic on Internet censorship in India (2012 - 2015)

Dec 10, 2015

A record of instances of Internet censorship in India between 2012 and 2015 is depicted in this info-graphic. Details of these instances can be accessed here.

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How Have Internet Shutdowns Impacted Your Life? - The Huffington Post

Dec 03, 2015

With the advent of the internet, the global communications landscape has undergone a number of dramatic changes.

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Freedom after expression...

Jan 25, 2013

Sflc.in participated in the Third South Asian Meeting on the Internet and Freedom of Expression which was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 14-15 January 2013 . The focus of the meeting was on the increasing instances of hate speech and the issue of cyber security and surveillance. There were participants from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Maldives, Nepal, India and the host country of Bangladesh.

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When Copyright Tramples on the Right to Freedom of Expression

Jul 02, 2012

Vimeo, Pastebin, Piratebay and many other sites were blocked for over a month in India. There was lot of clamour in the twitterverse and social networking sites against the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and the Department of Telecommunications (DOT) on this large scale website blocking.

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Vimeo Block Not Ordered by DOT

Jun 11, 2012

Many websites like Vimeo.com, pastebin.com and thepiratebay.se have been blocked in India for nearly a month now. The message shown on trying to access the blocked sites on the Airtel network is "This website/URL has been blocked until further notice either pursuant to Court orders or on the Directions issued by the Department of Telecommunications".

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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 be coming up before the Rajya Sabha soon.

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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 of internet information) 2010(sic) of the State Government of Delhi.

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