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TOP SECRET: MIB furnishes list of digital news media publishers and OTT platforms that submitted their details under IT Rules, 2021

In response to a CIC order in a Second Appeal filed by IFF, MIB furnished a list of 3,101 digital news media publishers and 57 OTT platforms that submitted their details to MIB.
17 May, 2023
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Digital Transparency: A Right to Information Report for April 2023

For the month of April, 2023, we have filed 16 Right to Information (“RTI”) requests and 03 First Appeals.
06 May, 2023
6 min read

Top Secret: One year on, CERT-In refuses to reveal information about compliance notices issued under its 2022 Directions on cybersecurity

To mark the first anniversary of the notification of the 2022 CERT-In Directions, we filed two Right to Information (“RTI”) applications with the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, seeking details on the issuance of compliance notices under this new regulatory mandate.
28 April, 2023
4 min read

Digital Transparency: A Right to Information Report for February, 2023

For the month of February 2022, IFF has filed 13 Right to Information (“RTI”) applications and 01 First Appeal. We received 5 responses including 1 from the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare and 4 from the Department of Electronics and Information Technology.
17 March, 2023
4 min read

CIC directs MIB to provide the list of news publishers who have submitted their details under the IT Rules, 2021.

tl;dr IFF filed an RTI application with the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB) to obtain information on notices sent to publishers of news media under Rule 18 of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (IT Rules, 2021). While the MIB stated that 2100 publishers have provided their details under the IT Rules, it refused to provide any other information under the RTI application, such as the number of notices sent,
16 March, 2023
4 min read

Digital Transparency: A Right to Information Report for January 2023

For the month of January 2022, IFF has filed 7 Right to Information (“RTI”) applications and 02 First Appeals. We received 5 responses including 1 from the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare and 4 from the Department of Electronics and Information Technology.
17 February, 2023
3 min read

Summary of stakeholder comments sent for InDEA 2.0

We summarised the comments submitted by other stakeholders during the public consultation for InDEA 2.0, based on the RTI response we received from C-DAC. We summarised responses from industry bodies and civil society organisations.
15 December, 2022
8 min read

Digital Transparency: A Right to Information Report for November 2022

For the month of November 2022, IFF filed 5 Right to Information applications. We are publishing responses received in public consultations held by C-DAC and DoT.
05 December, 2022
2 min read

Digital Transparency: A Right to Information Report for October 2022

For the month of October 2022, IFF has filed 03 Right to Information (“RTI”) applications, 01 first appeal.
18 November, 2022
2 min read

Digital Transparency: A Right to Information Report for September 2022

For the month of September 2022, IFF has filed 09 RTI applications, 02 first appeals and appeared in 02 second appeals hearings before the Central Information Commission.
14 October, 2022
4 min read

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