Submission

Urgent speech law reform needed to protect online freedom in India.

With the formation of the new Government and our best foot forward, we call upon the Central Government to take steps to address the arbitrary arrests of social media users and pursue the reform of speech law in India.

Blocking of satirical dowry calculator website prompts us to take action! #WhatTheBlock #SaveTheInternet

The blocking of Dowry Calculator is characteristic of India's outrage driven and opaque website blocking process. We write to MEITY for public disclosure of all website blocking orders and deletion of the confidentiality requirement in the IT Blocking Rules 2009.

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