Updates

India's smartphone generation demands digital rights to be a governance priority

Ensuring that digital rights find reflection in the campaign priorities of all candidates in the general elections
24 February, 2019
3 min read

Thanks to the Delhi High Court for letting us Netflix and chill!

The Delhi High Court dismissed a PIL asking for TV style censorship on online video streaming services such as netflix, hotstar and amazon prime. We call for further steps by Government to extend this victory!
20 February, 2019
4 min read

Section 66A bites ‘zombie’ dust. SC issues fresh directions. #RightToMeme #Section66A

Yesterday, February 15, 2019, a series of directions were issued by the Court to not only close existing Section 66A cases but also prevent fresh registrations. This is a tremendous victory against the dead Section 66A.
16 February, 2019
4 min read

We call on MEITY in our counter comments to withdraw the proposed changes to the Intermediary rules. They are unconstitutional and open to legal challenge. #ITRules #SaveOurPrivacy #RightToMeme

The draft Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines) Rules, 2018 must be recalled. They are unconstitutional and against the fundamental rights of privacy and free speech of Indians.
16 February, 2019
3 min read

Protect your business. Protect your users. #ITRules #SaveOurPrivacy #RightToMeme

We call on tech start-ups to press for a recall of the proposed changes to Intermediary Rules. #ITRules #SaveOurPrivacy #RightToMeme
12 February, 2019
3 min read

Digital rights and research organisations are unanimous. Proposed changes to Intermediary Rules must be recalled. #ITRules #SaveOurPrivacy #RightToMeme

Do not let the Government weaken your privacy and censor you online. Take action today. Send them an email.
11 February, 2019
3 min read

Celebrating the three year anniversary of TRAI's Net Neutrality Order with action #SaveTheInternet

As we celebrate the three year anniversary of TRAI’s Zero Rating Order we must focus on enforcement and penalties for all forms of net neutrality violations.
08 February, 2019
3 min read

Need for the Parliamentary Committee on IT to broaden participation and move towards outcomes

Next week the Parliamentary Committee on IT will hold a hearing on, ‘Safeguarding citizens’ data on social/online news media platforms’. It invites Government officials & Twitter. Public participation is necessary on this vital issue.
07 February, 2019
3 min read

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

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