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RTI Applications to MP & UP about number of Internet Shutdowns: Dismissed & Returned

Sep 12, 2018
Governments across the world often impose Internet Shutdowns as a means to order blanket ban on Internet services in an area for a duration. These blanket bans are imposed for a variety of reasons…

Summary Report for Panel Discussion on Online Harassment at APrIGF2018

Aug 29, 2018
The 9th Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) convened from 13thto 16thAugust, 2018 at Iririki Island Resort, Port-Vila, Vanuatu with the overarching theme “Empowering Communities…

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Round Table Discussion on the Personal Data Protection Bill: 4th September (Tuesday) at the IIC

Aug 27, 2018
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has sought comments on the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 by the 10th of September 2018. We are holding a Round Table discussion on…

Panel Discussion at APrIGF 18: Internet Restrictions in Asia Pacific Region and How to Mitigate.

Aug 27, 2018
The Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF), 2018 was held in Port Vila, Vanuatu from 13th to 16th August.

Parliament ’s last opportunity to Modify/Annul Telecom Suspension Rules 2017?

Aug 09, 2018
Prior to the notification of Temporary Suspension of Telecom Services, Internet shutdowns were ordered under two statutes i.e Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 (CrPC) and Indian Telegraph Act 1885.

Social Media Communications Hub: A Privacy Nightmare

Aug 08, 2018
On April 25, 2018 the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting released a bid document (“SMCH Bid Document”) stating its intent to establish a Social Media Communication Hub (“SMCH”) which would…