Any regulation of online speech in India must safeguard the rights to free speech and privacy

May 24, 2019

Unlike the US, free speech in India is not absolute. Our Constitution, while guaranteeing the freedom of speech and expression, places “reasonable restrictions” on this basic human right.

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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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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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Countering Misinformation: Policies and Solutions, Kochi

Jan 28, 2019

SFLC.in is organizing “Countering Misinformation: Policies and Solutions” a round table discussion to understand the phenomenon of misinformation and disinformation, and discuss solutions to tackle the issue.

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Countering Misinformation: Policies and Solutions, Mumbai

Jan 14, 2019

SFLC.in is organizing “Countering Misinformation: Policies and Solutions” a roundtable discussion to understand the phenomenon of misinformation and disinformation, and discuss solutions to tackle the issue.

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Countering Misinformation: Policies and Solutions, Bangalore

Jan 14, 2019

SFLC.in is organizing “Countering Misinformation: Policies and Solutions” a round table discussion to understand the phenomenon of misinformation and disinformation, and discuss solutions to tackle the issue.

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Countering Misinformation: Policies and Solutions, New Delhi

Jan 14, 2019

SFLC.in is organizing “Countering Misinformation: Policies and Solutions” a panel discussion to understand the phenomenon of misinformation and disinformation, and discuss solutions to tackle the issue.

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