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Striking the balance between privacy and public interest in judicial proceedings: Our comments to the Supreme Court’s Draft Live Streaming Rules

Draft Model Rules for Live-Streaming and Recording of Court Proceedings were released by the Supreme Court’s e-Committee. IFF submitted its comments to the Draft Rules welcoming the Rules, and suggesting that the Rules can strike a better balance between privacy and public interest.
28 June, 2021
5 min read

We write to the Supreme Court e-Committee with CDL to improve the eCourts platform

We write to Supreme Court e-Committee highlighting the difficulties we faced on eCourt platform while building the Zombie Tracker. We have also provided our recommendations which seek to enable others to conduct data-driven research of judicial trends.
12 May, 2021
5 min read

We write to the Criminal Law Reform Committee which could make it even easier for TV anchors to read your texts #SaveOurPrivacy

Our submission reiterates demands to disband the Committee and we have also provided substantive inputs on various issues at the intersection of criminal law and digital rights.
29 September, 2020
6 min read

Move fast, break things? Not when sensitive health data is at stake! #SaveOurPrivacy

We wrote to the National Health Authority seeking enactment of general and sectoral data protection laws and meaningful public consultation prior to deployment of any national digital health ID programme.
23 September, 2020
4 min read

On Valentine’s, we send a love letter for net neutrality to TRAI #SaveTheInternet

IFF responded to TRAI’s public consultation on net neutrality enforcement and highlighted the need to reduce discretion, increase transparency and accountability, boost the local measurement ecosystem, and build better more-inclusive institutions.
14 February, 2020
3 min read

Read our summary of TRAI’s consultation paper on net neutrality enforcement #SaveTheInternet

Read our summary and participate in TRAI's Consultation on Traffic Management Practices (TMPs) and Multi-Stakeholder Body for Net Neutrality by Jan. 31, 2020.
15 January, 2020
3 min read

For preventing red tape and impairing innovation we submit counter-comments to TRAI on the could services consultation

We just submitted our counter comments on the paper to prevent red-rape and over regulation of the cloud services sector.
27 December, 2019
3 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

Understanding TRAI’s most recent “Over-The-Top” Consultation Paper #SaveTheInternet #NetNeutrality

UPDATE 08.12.2018 :   TRAI extends the submission guideline [https://www.trai.gov.in/sites/default/files/PRNo11807122018_0.pdf] by a month. New Date for submissions is now 07.01.2019. Counter comments is 21. Why have you created this public analysis? This is a public analysis for TRAI’s Consultation Paper on OTT [Over-The-Top] Consultation released on November 12, 2018. ‘OTT’ is an acronym that sounds dull, dry and technical -- we suspect just so that our eyes glaze over it -- and we stop pay
06 December, 2018
4 min read

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
2 min read

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