Policy

We must prevent cloud cartels.

The TRAI invited comments on a consultation paper that suggested a framework for the registration of industry bodies for cloud services. We make our submission with concerns of jurisdiction, cartelisation and self-regulation.

IFF submits comments to the Standing Committee on Science & Tech highlighting worries with the DNA Bill, 2019.

The DNA Bill has been re-introduced in the Lok Sabha and also referred to the Standing Committee on Science and Technology which has invited comments. We had a lot of comments.

We send counter-comments to the terrible proposals of Telecom Companies in TRAI's #OTTConsultation #SaveTheInternet

In November 2018. The TRAI released a consultation paper on the regulation of OTT services (basically online platforms and services). We submitted comments on 8th January 2019 and our counter comments yesterday night, i.e. January 21, 2019.

Troubleshooting India’s WiFi

A recently-closed consultation paper 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

IFF Comments on the Draft Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016

Earlier this year, the Ministry of Home Affairs to the Government of India put out a draft bill for comment - the Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016. As an organisation, one of IFF's core areas is promoting an Internet which preserves freedom for users, designers, scholars and entrepreneurs. Such freedom