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India won't censor social media: Telecom Minister
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 15, 2012 last modified Mar 01, 2012 07:15 AM — filed under: , ,
India does not intend to censor online social networks such as Facebook, a minister said Tuesday, but he demanded that they obey the same rules governing the press and other media. The article by AFP was published in the Tribune on February 14, 2012.
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India's struggle for online freedom
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 18, 2012 — filed under: , , , ,
"65 years since your independence," a new battle for freedom is under way in India — according to a YouTube video uploaded by an Indian member of Anonymous, the global "hacktivist" movement.
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India: The New Front Line in the Global Struggle for Internet Freedom
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 18, 2012 — filed under: , , ,
The government tussles with Internet freedom activists in the world's largest democracy.
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A beauty’s blog creates furore
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 11, 2012 last modified Apr 11, 2012 03:50 AM — filed under: , ,
Her first Tamil poetry anthology Otraiyilaiyena (As a single leaf) saw three editions and the second one Ulagin Azhagiya Muthal Penn (The first beautiful woman in the world) invited mixed reactions like Iyal Poetry Award and a call for a ban by Hindu Makkal Katchi. Parathaiyarul Raani (Queen of sluts) her third collection was a reaction to all the moral policing.
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No more blocking of entire websites?
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 26, 2012 last modified Jun 26, 2012 09:47 AM — filed under: , ,
The Madras HC has taken one step to ensure that entire websites are no longer blocked, but it doesn't mean that arbitrary takedowns will cease.
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Internet Censorship, Surveillance, and Corporate Transparency
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 25, 2013 — filed under: ,
Google’s Dorothy Chou will be in conversation with international experts Annenberg School of Communication, St., Philadelphia, on April 3, 2013, from 4.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. Malavika Jayaram is participating in the event as a panelist. The event is organised by Center for Global Communication Studies and Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania.
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India’s Civil Liberties Crisis: Of Bans, Blocks, Bullying and Biometrics
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 25, 2013 — filed under: , ,
Malavika Jayaram will be a speaker at this event which is organized by the Center for Global Communication Studies and will be held at Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennslyvania, Philadelphia, on March 28, 2013, from 12 p.m. to 1.30 p.m.
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A dangerous trend: social media adds fire to Muzaffarnagar clashes
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 12, 2013 — filed under: ,
As access to the Internet grows, especially in small Indian towns and cities, social media has revealed a darker side as a hatred-mongering tool capable of setting off serious violence.
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Blog Entry FOEX Live: June 16-23, 2014
by Geetha Hariharan published Jun 24, 2014 — filed under: , , , , ,
A weekly selection of news on online freedom of expression and digital technology from across India (and some parts of the world).
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Blog Entry GNI and IAMAI Launch Interactive Slideshow Exploring Impact of India's Internet Laws
by Jyoti Panday published Jul 17, 2014 last modified Jul 17, 2014 12:01 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Global Network Initiative and the Internet and Mobile Association of India have come together to explain how India’s Internet and technology laws impact economic innovation and freedom of expression.
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