MP Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda speaks in Parliament against Internet shutdowns

Mar 31, 2017

On March 22, 2017, Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha), raised the issue of Internet shutdowns in Parliament.

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FOC Issues Joint Statement and Accompanying Good Practices for Government on State-Sponsored Network Disruptions

Mar 31, 2017

The Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) has issued a joint statement expressing deep concern over the growing trend of intentional state-sponsored disruptions of access to or dissemination of information online.

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Joint letters to Chief Ministers raising concerns over Internet shutdowns

Mar 29, 2017

Concerned by the recurring Internet shutdowns imposed by states across India, we, along with a group of citizens and organizations, sent letters to the Chief Ministers of all states that have witnessed shutdowns in the past, requesting that immediate action be taken to curb this unjustifiable practice.

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At Internet Freedom Festival in Valencia, Spain

Mar 22, 2017

SFLC.in participated in the Internet Freedom Festival (IFF) which was held between 6th and 10th of March, 2017 in the beautiful city of Valencia in Spain.

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Internet Shutdowns and the Silencing of Dissent – Panel Discussion by Internews

Mar 03, 2017

Internews organized a panel discussion on “Internet Shutdowns and the Silencing of Dissent” held at Google’s office in Washington D.C on March 2, 2017.

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[Press Release]: ‘Internetshutdowns.in’ launched by SFLC.in as a one stop destination for resources on Internet shutdowns in India

Feb 09, 2017

‘Internetshutdowns.in’ launched by SFLC.in as a one stop destination for resources on Internet shutdowns in India

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Letter to MeitY raising concern about frequent Internet shutdowns in India

Feb 07, 2017

In the last few years, India has witnessed a constant increase in the instances of Internet shutdowns in the country. These incidents point to the issuance of orders mostly by State Governments to block mobile and/or fixed line Internet services in an attempt to curb unrest or violence or as a preventive measure in certain cases.

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SFLC.in at 4CCon [26-28 January, 2017; Chennai]

Feb 02, 2017

4CCon (Collaboration, Contribution, Community and Commons Conference), the second national conference by Free Software Movement of India (FSMI) took place from 26 January 2017 to 28 January 2017. The first day was for pre-conference workshops, and the second and third day were for the actual conference.

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Summary Report: Internet Governance Forum, 2016 (6 – 9 December; Jalisco, Mexico)

Jan 07, 2017

The 11th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was held from 6th to 9th December, 2016 in Jalisco, Mexico, with the overall theme of “Enabling Inclusive and Sustainable Growth”.

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SFLC.in at IGF 2016

Dec 03, 2016

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF), a multi-stakeholder public policy dialogue initiated by the United Nations Secretary-General, has been an annual affair for more than a decade. The 11th IGF is set to take place from 6th to 9th December at Guadalajara, Mexico with the theme of ‘Enabling Inclusive and Sustainable Growth’.

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