Internet Freedom Foundation defends online freedom, privacy and innovation in India.

Born out of the SaveTheInternet.in movement for net neutrality, IFF works on a range of issues including net neutrality, free expression, privacy and innovation.

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Updates

One down, three to go!

The Hon'ble High Court of Delhi applies the well-reasoned judgement of the Justice for Rights case in dismissing Nikhil Bhalla's plea for guidelines to regulate online streaming content.
24 April, 2019
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IFF files rejoinder in PIL seeking surveillance reform

Yesterday, IFF filed its rejoinder in the PIL seeking surveillance reform and reemphasized that judicial oversight is necessary in the surveillance process.
23 April, 2019
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An alternative to bans. A Letter to MEITY.

In a letter written to MEITY, IFF reasons the need for alternative measures to addressing the safety of minors instead of resorting to disproportionate bans.
17 April, 2019
3 min read

Try again? Gujarat High Court declines to hear our PIL against the PUBG Ban

The Gujarat High Court has declined to hear our petition challenging the ban on PUBG and subsequent arrests of at least 21 young persons. We will continue fighting the good fight and consult our lawyers to figure out the way forward.
11 April, 2019
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IFF files PIL against the PUBG Ban in Gujarat.

IFF has filed a PIL before the Gujarat High Court challenging the PUBG Ban and the subsequent arrests as violative of Articles 14, 19 and 21 of the Constitution.
08 April, 2019
1 min read

We express support to Safeguarding Democracy from Digital Platforms

IFF is in support of a statement released in collaboration with individuals and organisations demonstrating the need to uphold and defend the integrity of the next general elections.
06 April, 2019
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Statement on the TikTok Ban

We are in the process of conferring with legal counsel and will be taking steps to ensure that the fundamental rights of internet users are considered by the Hon’ble Court. As with all of IFF’s work, subsequent steps and updates will be informed regularly and transparently.
04 April, 2019
2 min read

Representation to the DOT on net neutrality violations.

In light of the growing intensity of net neutrality violations, we make a formal representation to the Department of Telecommunications highlighting the need for an enforcement mechanism.
28 March, 2019
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What a Week! Updates from #SaveTheInternet on Website Blocking

As overwhelming support comes in for Net Neutrality enforcements, worrying reports for website blockings emerge. Read the data.
26 March, 2019
2 min read

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Campaigns & Projects

The Digital Patrakar Defence Clinic provides pro bono legal assistance to all journalists in India who face legal threats related to their reporting.

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IFF’s Project Panoptic aims to bring transparency and accountability to the relevant government stakeholders involved in the deployment and implementation of facial recognition technology (FRT) projects in India.

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#SaveOurPrivacy is an online collective launched in May, 2018 to safeguard your privacy and ensure a citizen centric data protection law.

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The ‘Zombie Tracker’ is a platform which monitors cases which include a charge under Section 66A of the Information Technology Act 2000 which was deemed unconstitutional by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in Shreya Singhal v Union of India.

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