Censorship

What the block! Our net neutrality rules require a monitoring and enforcement structure #SaveTheInternet

A particularly concerning threat to net neutrality, looms the web. IFF has been engaging with users for a few months gathering evidence of extensive blocking. We summarise this to you and explain how this is a violation of Net Neutrality.

Need for urgent steps on a fresh petition for censorship of Online Video Streaming websites.

In yet another PIL filed in the Karnataka High Court, a plea has been placed for the regulation of online viewing content. We write to MEITY and MIB to maintain their positive stance.

Too many cooks won't spoil this broth. Need for larger participation by the Parliamentary Committee on IT.

As the Parliamentary Committee on Information Technology widens the ambit of its hearings to other online platforms, we ask them to ensure the inclusion of civil society organisations, academics and experts. We also raise some questions regarding the criteria and scope of these hearings.

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!

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.

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.