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RTI reply from Rajasthan Home Department reveals 21 unreported Internet Shutdowns

Jul 14, 2018
We at SFLC.in have been tracking incidents of Internet shutdowns across India in an attempt to draw attention towards the number and frequency of shutdowns, which are imposed for reasons ranging from…

Meet the latest threat to public safety: Cheating during examinations

Jul 14, 2018
On Thursday, July 12, 2018, it was reported by several media outlets that the Rajasthan Police had obtained permission from the Government to suspend Internet Services for two consecutive days i.e.…

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Welcome AI! - The Indian Government’s Ambitious Policy Proposal

Jun 25, 2018
Healthcare, Education, Smart Cities and Transportation Identified as Key Sectors

Open letter to messaging apps urging platform changes to protect users

Jun 01, 2018
We, along with other stakeholder organizations and individuals, are issuing an open letter urging Internet-based messaging service providers like WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal and others to make…

Digital Security Training for Lawyers - May 26, 2018

May 25, 2018
We are glad to inform you that we are conducting a "Digital Security training for Lawyers" workshop on this Saturday (May 26, 2018) from 11 AM to 1PM at SFLC.in office premises. Please register at…

Report Launch by ICRIER, "Internet Blackout: Measuring the Economic Blackout of Internet Shutdowns in India"

Apr 25, 2018
Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relarions (ICRIER) launched a report, "Internet Blackout: Measuring the Economic Blackout of Internet Shutdowns in India", on 25th April 2018, at…

Digital Security Training at Mozilla’s 20th Anniversary Celebrations

Apr 06, 2018
On Saturday March 31, SFLC.in hosted an event organized by the Mozilla Delhi Community on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Mozilla. The event was organized at our New Delhi office from 11:30…

Template letter against Aadhaar linking reminders

Mar 18, 2018
During final hearings in the matter of K.S. Puttaswamy v. Union of India [W.P. (C) No. 494/2012], where a batch of 29 petitions have challenged the overall validity of the Aadhaar scheme, the Supreme…

Understanding the SC interim order extending Aadhaar deadlines

Mar 16, 2018
A five-judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court, on Tuesday, 13th March 2018 passed an interim order (available here) in the matter of K.S. Puttaswamy v. Union of India [W.P.(C) No.

Panel Discussion at Internet Freedom Festival, 2018: Privacy and Data Protection in the Age of Biometrics

Mar 14, 2018
The Internet Freedom Festival, 2018 was held in Valencia, Spain from 5 to 9 March. Each year, the IFF brings together those who defend digital rights around the world – journalists, activists,…