internet shutdowns

Internet slowdown in Jammu and Kashmir could cost lives during COVID 19 pandemic #KeepUsOnline

IFF wrote to the Jammu and Kashmir Government and Ministry of Home Affairs seeking restoration of 4G internet services in Kashmir during the COVID 19 crisis.

What the Block?! IFF has heard your complaints and is taking action #SaveTheInternet

IFF received multiple complaints of irregular website blocking by ISPs in Bengaluru and Hyderabad. The ISPs, namely ACT and BSNL, said they received directions from the DoT. Since this appears to be a network neutrality violation, IFF has written to the DoT and TRAI to look into it.

The J&K Govt cannot ban Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) #KeepUsOnline

Internet Freedom Foundation wrote to the Home Department of Jammu and Kashmir and key central government departments about the unlawful blocking of access to virtual private networks (VPNs) in J&K.

Preventing cheating in exams is not a valid reason to shut down the Internet #KeepUsOnline

We wrote to the West Bengal Government to apprise them that measures to suspend internet services to prevent cheating in exams is illegal

Foundation for Media Professionals approaches J&K Govt seeking compliance with SC judgement

FMP writes to Govt of Jammu & Kashmir demanding compliance with the guidelines laid down by the Supreme Court and highlighting unconstitutionality and technical infeasibility of a whitelisting regime of internet censorship.

SC's Kashmir communication shutdown judgement is just the beginning of a long uphill campaign

The Supreme Court's judgement in Anuradha Bhasin v. Union of India is a step in the right direction but fails to provide immediate relief to Kashmiris who have already suffered immense hardship due to the 158 day communication shutdown.