Mandatory imposition of Aarogya Setu by Delhi Govt is illegal and ineffective #SaveOurPrivacy

We wrote to the Delhi Government and its Excise Department urging against mandatory imposition of the Aarogya Setu app. Our alarm bells were rung by a circular issued by the Excise Department which directed licensed wholesale liquor vendors to ensure mandatory use of Aarogya Setu by every worker.

Amendment to the Telecom Suspension Rules offers little protection against arbitrary and prolonged internet shutdowns #KeepUsOnline

The central government's recent amendment to the Telecom Suspension Rules will have limited utility and represents a missed opportunity for wider reform because it fails to incorporate directions issued by the SC requiring proactive publication and periodic review of internet shutdown orders.

Statement: Today’s notification on online news media and OTT platforms will require greater vigilance #LetUsChill

The Central Government has notified the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) as having jurisdiction over online news and also OTT video streaming platforms.

RTI responses from Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat show compliance failure with the Anuradha Bhasin Internet Shutdown decision

11 months on from the Supreme Court's decision on internet shutdowns in the matter of Anuradha Bhasin v Union of India, there is still no compliance.

Focusing the draft Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Policy towards the delivery of justice

In our comments to the Niti Aayog’s draft report, we have highlighted three issues that we felt the draft ODR policy must address: inclusion and access, adequate privacy protections, and the need for governmental oversight.

IFF's Project Panoptic is (almost) here

The launch of the Project is imminent. Read more about the project here.