Delhi High Court Whatsapp case calls for urgent government action to protect user privacy

Today (September 23, 2016) the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi passed orders in the case of Karmanya Singh Sareen and Anr. v. Union of India [W.P. (C) 7663/2016]. The case related to a prayer by the petitioners regarding a threat to their privacy due to product changes

Intervention in the High Court of Delhi on the "Right to be Forgotten" Case

Yesterday (19.09.2016), the Internet Freedom Foundation (www.internetfreedom.in), an organization born from the SaveTheInternet.in movement for Net Neutrality, moved to join proceedings in a case related to the creation of the “Right to be Forgotten” in India. Notice was issued by the Hon’ble High Court

IFF Supports SpeechBill.in

IFF was launched from the roots of savetheinternet.in with an objective to support and preserve the charachter of the Internet. This includes making sure it remains open and free. The TRAI’s explanatory memorandum on the Discriminatory Pricing Regulation expressly acknowledges it by linking network neutrality to our fundamental

Troubleshooting India’s WiFi

A recently-closed consultation paper [http://trai.gov.in/Content/ConDis/20782_0.aspx] by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) explored how public WiFi could bring high-speed Internet to a large number of unconnected Indians. The Internet Freedom Foundation regards this as a very important issue and we have

Hello world - and happy Independence Day!

A lot of you already know about us having supported and being a part of the SaveTheInternet.in movement. Millions of Internet users speaking up for net neutrality and calling for the protection of our open Internet was a significant point for digital activism and policy-making in India. It showed

IFF Submission to the TRAI on the Net Neutrality Pre-consultation

July 5, 2016 The Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF) made its submissions on the TRAI's pre-consultation on Net Neutrality. We specifically requested the TRAI to approach any future consultation on net neutrality in the following manner: * A clear roadmap should be prescribed for network neutrality rulemaking in India. All existing consultations

IFF Submission to TRAI on the Free Data Consultation

June 29, 2016 IFF has consistently advocated for an equal rated model in which there is no restriction or incentives to restrict user choice. This needs to be implemented urgently without violating net neutrality to bring a large number of Indians online who get a full chance at engaging with

IFF Comments on the Draft Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016

Earlier this year, the Ministry of Home Affairs to the Government of India put out a draft bill for comment - the Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016 [http://www.prsindia.org/uploads/media/draft/Draft%20Geospatial%20Bill,%202016.pdf] . As an organisation, one of IFF's core areas is promoting an