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

More than 100 people report violations of net neutrality all over India. We need enforcement action. #SaveTheInternet

More than 100 people report violations of net neutrality all over India. We need enforcement action. #SaveTheInternet
06 February, 2019
2 min read

TOP SECRET: MHA Refuses to reveal total number of snooping requests

RTIs asking for basic information on surveillance in India rejected by the Ministry of Home Affairs. They even refuse to tell how many orders were issued by them.
06 February, 2019
2 min read

We urge MEITY to press reboot on the Intermediary Rules #SaveOurPrivacy #RightToMeme

We urge MEITY to recall the Draft of “The Information Technology [Intermediary Guidelines (Amendment) Rules] 2018 and then start afresh.
01 February, 2019
5 min read

A Republic Day letter from IFF

This republic day we reflect on our constitutional promises. For liberty, fraternity, equality and justice in technology. In 2019 we promise to keep up momentum on the internet freedom tableau!
26 January, 2019
3 min read

We send counter-comments to the terrible proposals of Telecom Companies in TRAI's #OTTConsultation #SaveTheInternet

In November 2018. The TRAI released a consultation paper on the regulation of OTT services (basically online platforms and services). We submitted comments on 8th January 2019 and our counter comments yesterday night, i.e. January 21, 2019.
22 January, 2019
3 min read

We urge for a rethink on the proposed self-censorship norms for video streaming platforms

A new proposal for self-censorship for online streaming platforms is being privately considered for endorsement by the Government. It is likely to lead to greater censorship and throttle creativity and freedom of speech.
17 January, 2019
3 min read

Supreme Court issues notice on IFF's petition for surveillance reform #SaveOurPrivacy

The Supreme Court today agreed to hear a case on the digital snooping powers of the government.
14 January, 2019
3 min read

Tell us if your ISP is blocking any proxy websites or VPNs. We promise to seek remedy. #SaveTheInternet #SaveOurPrivacy

Folks! Do report any blocking of proxy or VPNs by your ISP. This is a net neutrality violation and undermines your privacy.
10 January, 2019
1 min read

Protect users, do not license the Internet #OTTConsultation #SaveTheInternet

The TRAI in November, 2018 released a consultation paper on regulation of OTT services. Yesterday, IFF made it’s submission on it.
09 January, 2019
4 min read

Supreme Court issues notice to check any 66A Cases #RightToMeme #Section66A

Supreme Court issues notice to check any 66A Cases #RightToMeme #Section66A
07 January, 2019
4 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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