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Blog Entry Censoring the Internet: A brief manual
by Sunil Abraham published Aug 24, 2012 — filed under: , ,
Blocking websites on the Internet should be proportionate to harm they intend. However, the government of India's approach is against the principles of natural justice.
Located in Internet Governance
Censorship and sensibility in India
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 06, 2013 last modified Mar 06, 2013 04:09 AM — filed under: ,
The past few weeks in India have seen films, an all-girl rock band, a fashion show, a Booker prize-winning novelist and a reputed academic become targets of harassment, legal action or threats of violence.
Located in News & Media
Censorship makes India fall two places on global internet freedom chart
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 27, 2012 — filed under: , , , ,
A recently released global report on the internet freedom rated India 39th in 2012, a slip from two places last year.
Located in News & Media
Centre blocks 32 websites for security reasons, restores some later
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 02, 2015 — filed under: , , ,
The Centre on Wednesday asked Internet Service Providers (ISP) to block 32 websites citing national security concerns, especially from terror group ISIS.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Chilling Effects and Frozen Words
by Lawrence Liang published Apr 30, 2012 — filed under: , , , ,
What if the real danger is not that we lose our freedom of speech and expression but our sense of humour as a nation? Lawrence Liang's op-ed was published in the Hindu on April 30, 2012.
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry CIS Welcomes Standing Committee Report on IT Rules
by Pranesh Prakash published Mar 27, 2013 last modified Apr 03, 2013 10:54 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society welcomes the report by the Standing Committee on Subordinate Legislation, in which it has lambasted the government and has recommended that the government amend the Rules it passed in April 2011 under section 79 of the Information Technology Act.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Clash of the cyberworlds
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 07, 2013 last modified Jan 15, 2013 06:57 AM — filed under: , , , ,
In an increasingly digital world, the issue of Internet freedom and governance has become hugely contested. Censorship and denial of access occur across the political spectrum of nations, even in liberal democracies.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry Comment by CIS at ACE on Presentation on French Charter on the Fight against Cyber-Counterfeiting
by Pranesh Prakash published Dec 01, 2011 last modified Dec 01, 2011 11:59 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
The seventh session of the World Intellectual Property Organization's Advisory Committee on Enforcement is being held in Geneva on November 30 and December 1, 2011. Pranesh Prakash responded to a presentation by Prof. Pierre Sirinelli of the École de droit de la Sorbonne, Université Paris 1 on 'The French Charter on the Fight against Cyber-Counterfeiting of December 16, 2009' with this comment.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Comments on the Draft Rules under the Information Technology Act
by Pranesh Prakash published Jul 28, 2009 last modified Sep 21, 2011 06:13 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society commissioned an advocate, Ananth Padmanabhan, to produce a comment on the Draft Rules that have been published by the government under the Information Technology Act. In his comments, Mr. Padmanabhan highlights the problems with each of the rules and presents specific recommendations on how they can be improved. These comments were sent to the Department of Information and Technology.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Communications from DeitY regarding blocking of Traffic emanating from IP addresses from States assessed to be sensitive in the current prevailing situation
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 11, 2012 — filed under: , ,
Located in Internet Governance / Resources