RTI

Digital Transparency: A Right to Information Report for August 2022

For August 2022, IFF has filed 45 Right to Information (“RTI”) applications, 3 first appeals and appeared in 1 second appeal before the Central Information Commission.

Delhi Police's claims that FRT is accurate with a 80% match are 100% scary

RTI responses reveal that the Delhi Police is treating 80% accurate FRT matches as positive results. Read our analysis on how this will lead to severe rights violations.

Digital Transparency: A Right to Information Report for July 2022

For the month of July 2022, IFF has filed 9 Right to Information applications.

CIC directs Delhi Police to respond afresh to IFF's RTIs seeking information on use of FRT in policing

Second Appeals before CIC in three RTIs before Delhi Police seeking information on their use of FRT were heard on 29.06.22. Delhi Police were directed by CIC to respond afresh to the RTIs, in compliance with the RTI Act.

Digital Transparency: A Right to Information Report for June 2022

For the month of June 2022, IFF has filed 21 Right to Information applications and 14 first appeals.

CIC orders MeitY to respond to IFF's RTI seeking information on Non-Personal Data Governance Framework Policy-Process

In response to our second appeal before it on 29th June, the Central Information Committee ordered the IT Ministry to respond to our RTI seeking information on Non-Personal Data Governance Framework Policy-Process.

Digital Transparency: A Right to Information Report for May 2022

For the month of May 2022, IFF has filed 7 Right to Information (“RTI”) applications and 4 first appeals.

Digital Transparency: A Right to Information Report for April 2022

For the month of April 2022, IFF has filed 40 RTI requests.

Revealed: MeitY blocked 6096 URLs and 347 applications in 2021 but held less than 40 hearings

In reply to an RTI, MeitY has accepted that it blocked 6096 URLs and 347 applications in 2021 but held less than 40 hearings. MeitY refused to disclose the number of requests it received to block content and stated that it did not maintain data on how many content creators were granted a hearing.

IFF writes to the Chief Secretary of Rajasthan urging greater scrutiny of internet shutdown orders. #KeepItOn

Indian law requires governments to be reviewed by a committee of high-level government officials. We have written to the Chairperson of the Review Committee, i.e. the Chief Justice of Rajasthan urging greater scrutiny of shutdown orders.