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Delhi High Court issues notice in the blocking case of satirical website

Mr. Thakur's satirical website, dowry calculator, was banned by MeitY in 2018 without providing an order copy. However, on January 23, 2023 the Delhi High Court was pleased to issue notice.

Starting impolite conversations #FoECon 2022

The pandemic took away fundamental means to foster community engagement - it took away a sense of belonging that professionals achieve through personal interactions. For our community in Delhi, we in collaboration with NewsLaundry co-organized the first edition of FoE Con 2022 titled “Impolite” Conversations. When journalists and lawyers talk

Oxford Pro Bono Publico releases its report on the Regulation of Digital Media and Intermediaries

To assist challenges to IT Rules, w​e reached out to Oxford Pro Bono Publico (OPBP) - a research centre at the Oxford University, requesting research on laws in other countries on social media platforms, digital news media and OTT platforms. OPBP has published their research report in December 2021.

Revealed: Over two thousand news publishers furnished their details to the MIB, despite Bombay HC’s stay

IFF filed an RTI Application to find out whether the MIB has issued notices for information to news publishers, and to which publishers. The MIB has admitted that it has indeed issued two such notices, and that more than two thousand publishers have responded to these notices!