internet shutdowns

FMP files rejoinder before SC about Jammu & Kashmir 4G mobile internet ban #KeepUsOnline

During today's hearing before the Supreme Court, the Solicitor General sought an adjournment to go through FMP's rejoinder which challenges secrecy in the functioning of the Special Committee.

Supreme Court directs Govt to file its reply in FMP's contempt petition #KeepUsOnline

The Supreme Court has directed the Government to file its reply in a contempt petition relating to the 4G mobile internet ban in Jammu & Kashmir.

6 months after Anuradha Bhasin v. UoI, state governments are still not publishing internet shutdown orders #KeepUsOnline

We wrote to DoT and State Governments of Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal seeking proactive publication of internet shutdown orders in accordance with Anuradha Bhasin v. Union of India.

FMP demands compliance with SC directions by Special Committee for restoration of 4G in J&K #KeepUsOnline #4GforAll

FMP wrote to the Special Committee established by the Supreme Court seeking immediate review of internet restrictions in Jammu & Kashmir within 7 working days and publication of the Committee's recommendations.

FMP approaches Special Committee established by SC for restoration of 4G internet in J&K #KeepUsOnline #4GforAll

Foundation for Media Professionals wrote to the Special Committee emphasising that blanket orders cannot be issued to indiscriminately slow down internet services in all districts of Jammu & Kashmir especially since there are less restrictive alternatives available.

Supreme Court reserves order in petitions seeking restoration of 4G internet in Jammu & Kashmir

Today, the Supreme Court heard substantive arguments regarding the constitutionality and legality of the internet slowdown in Jammu & Kashmir during the COVID-19 pandemic and reserved its order in the matter.