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'Anonymous' hackers to protest Indian Internet laws
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 18, 2012 — filed under: , , ,
Global hacking movement Anonymous has called for protesters to take to the streets in 16 cities around India on Saturday over what it considers growing government censorship of the Internet, writes Pratap Chakravarty.
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9th International Asian Conference
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 25, 2013 — filed under: , ,
ITechLaw is organizing the 9th Annual Asian ITechLaw Conference on February 14 and 15, 2013 in India's high technology capital - Bangalore, India. Sunil Abraham will be speaking at this event.
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66A DEAD. LONG LIVE 66A!
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 28, 2015 last modified Apr 01, 2015 02:11 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Last Tuesday, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo walked into Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office. India's most compulsive and most-followed tweeter, Modi, as Gujarat chief minister, had protested when the Manmohan Singh government blocked the micro-blogging site of a few journalists. Modi had blacked out his own Twitter profile and tweeted: “May God give good sense to everyone.”
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
‘A safe Internet and a free Internet can co-exist’
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 25, 2015 last modified Mar 25, 2015 03:58 PM — filed under: , , ,
Striking down of 66A kicked off celebrations in the IT capital.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
सावधान आपके प्रोफ़ाइल पर है पुलिस की नज़र!
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 18, 2013 last modified Jul 31, 2013 04:10 AM — filed under: , ,
जन लोकपाल, दिल्ली रेप केस और बाबा रामदेव के आंदोलनों में उमड़ी भीड़ से घबराई सरकारी एजेंसियां अब सोशल मीडिया पर कड़ी नज़र रखने के लिए मैदान में उतरी हैं.
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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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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 A trust deficit between advertisers and publishers is leading to fake news
by Sunil Abraham published Sep 24, 2018 last modified Oct 02, 2018 06:44 AM — filed under: , ,
Transparency regulations is need of the hour. And urgently for election and political advertising. What do the ads look like? Who paid for them? Who was the target? How many people saw these advertisements? How many times? Transparency around viral content is also required.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Analysing Latest List of Blocked Sites (Communalism & Rioting Edition)
by Pranesh Prakash published Aug 22, 2012 last modified Sep 06, 2012 11:52 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Pranesh Prakash does preliminary analysis on a leaked list of the websites blocked from August 18, 2012 till August 21, 2012 by the Indian government.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Analysis of DIT's Response to Second RTI on Website Blocking
by Pranesh Prakash published Oct 27, 2011 last modified Dec 02, 2011 09:26 AM — filed under: , ,
In this blog post, Pranesh Prakash briefly analyses the DIT's response to an RTI request on website blocking alongside the most recent edition of Google's Transparency Report, and what it tells us about the online censorship regime in India.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog