Net Neutrality

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.

IFF's counter comments to TRAI on net neutrality enforcement #SaveTheInternet

IFF submits its counter comments to TRAI's consultation on traffic management practices and a multistakeholder body for net neutrality.

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.

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.

The dirty secret about website blocking in India... #WhatTheBlock

We put ISPs on notice for illegal website blockings.

BSNL's CODE of Misconduct. We write to the DOT on the need for immediate action.

We write to the DOT with the help of reports by our communitry members on the need for investigative action on persisting practice of code injections by BSNL.

We've been left on read : Lack of response from BSNL and DOT on Net Neutrality violations. #SaveTheInternet

With no response from the DOT and BSNL on continuing net neutrality violations, IFF has approached the issue with a three-pronged move.

Net Neutrality enforcement in India needs to find its bearings.

TRAI will release a new round of consultation on the compliance of net neutrality. We continue to restate the need for an enforcement mechanism and transparency and disclosure.

Blocking of satirical dowry calculator website prompts us to take action! #WhatTheBlock #SaveTheInternet

The blocking of Dowry Calculator is characteristic of India's outrage driven and opaque website blocking process. We write to MEITY for public disclosure of all website blocking orders and deletion of the confidentiality requirement in the IT Blocking Rules 2009.

Representation to the DOT on net neutrality violations.

In light of the growing intensity of net neutrality violations, we make a formal representation to the Department of Telecommunications highlighting the need for an enforcement mechanism.