We urge disclosure on how India's privacy law is being made #SaveOurPrivacy

This week IFF filed RTI's (Right to Information Requests) with the Ministry of Electronics and IT for the consultation on the Draft Data Protection Bill. This was to support the ongoing community effort to ensure a strong, user centric privacy law in India. We were spurred into action noticing that

Another step forward in India’s leadership on Net Neutrality

DOT makes important license amendments acting on TRAI recommendations. The landscape will now shift from rulemaking to enforcement.

Submission to Law Commission to Scrap Sedition #RightToMeme

The law commission on August 30, 2018 invited public inputs on the law of sedition posing in its first query as whether this archaic law should be repealed. We agree unequivocally, sedition contained in Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code needs to be struck off the statute books, completely.

Reactions to the Aadhaar Judgement

Yesterday the Supreme Court pronounced a historic judgement on the constitutionality of the Aadhaar, biometric programme. We urge people to read this statement by our friends at Rethink Aadhaar that contains a considered public response to it. RethinkAadhaar's statement clearly sets out there is a need for sustained engagement on

The legal disconnect: An analysis of India’s Internet Shutdown Laws #KeepUsOnline

As concern increases in India about the increasing number of shutdowns Nakul Nayak has authored a paper with a legal analysis of the legal regime on it (click here). Nakul consults as a legal fellow at the Internet Freedom Foundation on online censorship concentrating on online shutdowns and his analysis

Complete Net Neutrality in India. One step closer to the finish line.

Complete Net Neutrality in India. One step closer to the finish line. Towards yesterday evening we heard news that the Telecom Commission had among other things approved TRAI’s recommendations on net neutrality. The Process Last November, the TRAI made recommendations to expressly prohibit discriminatory treatment of content (more information