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India Debates Misuse of Social Media
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 23, 2012 last modified Sep 04, 2012 12:13 PM — filed under: , , , ,
India has blocked more than 250 websites after provocative online content spread panic among people from the country's northeast, prompting some of them to flee Indian cities. The crackdown has sparked a debate about how the country will cope with misuse of social media.
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Officials Raise Questions over Indian Government’s Efforts
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 04, 2012 — filed under: , ,
As per a recent report, it has been revealed that the Indian government despite making several efforts to resolve the issue of hate speech seems failing in the same.
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Political war on the web
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 05, 2012 — filed under: , , , ,
Twitter is not only the ‘people’s voice’. It is also a forum for orchestrated propaganda.Kunal Majumder tracks the BJP-Congress online duel.
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Need a standard strategy to deal with Web issues: Chandrasekhar
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 05, 2012 — filed under: , , , ,
The government has been facing allegations of Internet censorship for over a year now.
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UN agrees to review agencies governing Internet
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 31, 2012 — filed under: , ,
Although India’s proposal has been criticized as an effort to control the Net, govt says this will ensure it has more say in policymaking.
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India blocks access to 857 porn sites
by Pranesh Prakash published Aug 05, 2015 — filed under: , , , ,
India has blocked free access to 857 porn sites in what it says is a move to prevent children from accessing them.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Porn ban: People will soon learn to circumvent ISPs and govt orders, expert says
by Pranesh Prakash published Aug 05, 2015 — filed under: , , , , ,
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Porn block in India sparks outrage
by Pranesh Prakash published Aug 05, 2015 — filed under: , , , , ,
India’s government has triggered a storm of protest after blocking 857 alleged pornography websites, with privacy and internet freedom campaigners, as well as consumers, condemning the move as arbitrary and unlawful.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Criminal defamation remains and so does the debate
by Japreet Grewal published May 19, 2016 last modified May 23, 2016 06:05 AM — filed under: , , ,
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Blog Entry Online Censorship on the Rise: Why I Prefer to Save Things Offline
by Nishant Shah published Apr 17, 2016 last modified Jun 05, 2016 03:26 AM — filed under: ,
As governments use their power to erase what they do not approve of from the web, cloud storage will not be enough.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog