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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 formally submitted our inputs to this consultation; this post explains our position. In the consultation paper, TRAI pointed out that our country has woefully few public WiFi hots
07 September, 2016
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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 Internet which preserves freedom for users, designers, scholars and entrepreneurs. Such freedom today is being exercised by most users to generate and contribute geospatial information. Every In
05 June, 2016
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