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We Write to DoT and TRAI to Improve Internet Access and Protect Net Neutrality During COVID-19 #SaveTheInternet

IFF has written to the DoT and TRAI suggesting that government interventions must look toward overcoming the digital divide, appreciating the importance of the internet and mobile services as an essential utility, and protect net neutrality.
24 April, 2020
7 min read

Can’t Drop the Ball on Internet Shutdown Reform #KeepUsOnline

We wrote to the Department of Telecommunications and the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs urging for review of the Telecom Suspension Rules 2017 based on public consultation and economic impact assessment.
04 April, 2020
3 min read

SOS : Three ways how the Department of Telecom can help #FlattenTheCurve #SaveTheInternet

With many workplaces putting into place work from home plans, voice and data connectivity become critical. To ensure that high quality bandwidth is available to all parts of India we have suggested specific steps to be taken by the Department of Telecom.
18 March, 2020
3 min read

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.
27 February, 2020
3 min read

We strongly condemn the communications blackout in Jammu and Kashmir and urge an end to internet shutdowns across India

The developments of the past few days are of immense consequence to the future of our democracy, and the voices from Jammu and Kashmir need to be heard the loudest, not silenced en masse.
06 August, 2019
2 min read

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.
09 March, 2019
4 min read

We urge DOT to be a defender of digital rights. #KeepUsOnline #LetTheNetWork #KeepItOn #SaveTheInternet

We request the Department of Telecom to extend public victories on net neutrality and internet shutdowns.
18 December, 2018
2 min read

An incremental victory in the Rajasthan HC against Internet Shutdowns #KeepUsOnline

While we can expect internet shutdowns in future, it will not be because of competitive examinations in Rajasthan. We thank the Petitioner, Dhirendra Rajpurohit.
04 December, 2018
4 min read

Support parlimentary scrutiny against internet shutdowns #KeepUsOnline

Support advocacy actions against the growing problem of internet shutdowns across India by engaging parliamentarians. We have prepared a short brief to help you set out key facts, figures and arguments on the massive damage caused by shutting down the internet.
26 November, 2018
2 min read

We demand disclosure on India's shutdown law #KeepUsOnline

Last week we made considerable progress in our mission to reform India’s Internet Shutdown laws. This work has been extensively covered by The Wire in an opinion piece titled, “The Worst Aspect of India’s Internet Shutdowns Is the Official Secrecy About It” [https://thewire.in/tech/secrecy-abounds-the-creation-of-of-indias-internet-shutdown-law-why] , and “Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Episode No. 271” [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWtx4G36Ru]. A Short Recap * Noticing a growth in the frequency of
07 July, 2018
2 min read

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