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by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Mar 30, 2016 11:09 AM

New Recommendations to Regulate Online Hate Speech Could Pose More Problems Than Solutions

by Amber Sinha — last modified Jan 02, 2018 03:06 AM
January 02, 2018

The T.K. Viswanathan committee’s recommendations could prove to be dangerous for free speech if acted upon without resolving its flaws.

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India’s Data Protection Regime Must Be Built Through an Inclusive and Truly Co-Regulatory Approach

by Amber Sinha — last modified Jan 01, 2018 04:18 PM
January 01, 2018

We must move India past its existing consultative processes for rule-making, which often prompts stakeholders to take adversarial and extremely one-sided positions.

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E-administration Efforts are Lame Ducks without Internet

by Amit Kumar & Sat Singh — last modified Dec 20, 2017 04:05 PM

Strap: How Haryana engages with the Digital India dream when one act of vandalism can invite a net ban.

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Will Darjeeling Regain the Trust of Tourists?

by Roshan Gupta — last modified Dec 20, 2017 04:01 PM

An agitation coupled with an internet ban that left tourists stranded, it looks like a tough time ahead for tourism in the Hills.

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Silence on the Dera Front

by Sat Singh — last modified Dec 20, 2017 03:58 PM

Strap: How DSS followers, accused of violent protests after their leader was sentenced, manage without the internet.

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ISPs in Kashmir Grappling with Mounting Losses Amid Recurrent Shutdowns

by Safeena Wani — last modified Dec 20, 2017 03:54 PM

Strap: Internet savvy youth taking to alternative routes to access the world wide web.

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Taxes in the Time of Internet Shutdown

by Avijit Sarkar — last modified Dec 20, 2017 03:49 PM

Strap: Darjeeling businesses buckle under a bandh, network ban, and GST

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Every Town had its Jio Dara

by Ayswarya Murthy — last modified Dec 21, 2017 04:24 PM

Strap: In the hills of Darjeeling, residents facing an indefinite internet shutdown were thrown an unexpected lifeline in the form of 'Jio dara', a feeble signal from Sikkim towers that nevertheless kept a small line of communication open between the besieged towns in the region and the rest of the world.

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Education and Employment Opportunities Tossed out of the Window

by Roshan Gupta — last modified Dec 20, 2017 03:41 PM

Strap: Schools, students and teachers remember how they survived 100 days of internet shutdown.

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Darjeeling’s e-commerce Crumbles after 100 days sans Internet

by Avijit Sarkar — last modified Dec 20, 2017 03:16 AM

Strap: The shutdown on ground and that of the internet have together hurt the economy critically

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