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In proceedings before CIC, IFF obtains website censorship orders from DoT and MTNL

We appealed to the Central Information Commission (‘CIC’), which held hearings on both the RTIs on 20.09.2022. Before the hearing, MTNL reconsidered its stance and informed us that they had blocked 4700 websites in 2020-21. CIC directed DoT to provide copies of the banning orders from 2020-21.
03 October, 2022
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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.
01 September, 2022
6 min read

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.
17 August, 2022
3 min read

Digital Transparency: A Right to Information Report for July 2022

For the month of July 2022, IFF has filed 9 Right to Information applications.
01 August, 2022
3 min read

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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.
06 July, 2022
5 min read

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.
04 July, 2022
5 min read

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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.
30 June, 2022
3 min read

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.
02 June, 2022
3 min read

Digital Transparency: A Right to Information Report for April 2022

For the month of April 2022, IFF has filed 40 RTI requests.
06 May, 2022
4 min read

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.
23 April, 2022
5 min read

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