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India: Social Media Censorship to Contain ‘Cyber-Terrorism'?
This is the second post in the 2-part series about the perceived role of social media in the wake of the Assam clashes that spilled across the country and ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 27, 2012 03:36 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
DIT's Response to RTI on Website Blocking
For the first time in India, we have a list of websites that are blocked by order of the Indian government. This data was received from the Department of ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:13 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Rebuttal of DIT's Misleading Statements on New Internet Rules
The press statement issued on May 11 by the Department of Information Technology (DIT) on the furore over the newly-issued rules on 'intermediary due ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Jul 11, 2012 01:18 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Civil Liberties and the amended Information Technology Act, 2000
This post examines certain limitations of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (as amended in 2008). Malavika Jayaram points out the fact that when most ... by Malavika Jayaram last modified Mar 21, 2012 10:13 AM — Filed under: ,
Killing the Internet Softly with Its Rules
While regulation of the Internet is a necessity, the Department of IT, through recent Rules under the IT Act, is guilty of over-regulation. This ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Aug 20, 2011 12:51 PM — Filed under: , ,
Big Brother is Watching You
The government is massively expanding its surveillance power over law-abiding citizens and businesses, says Sunil Abraham in this article published by the ... by Sunil Abraham last modified Mar 21, 2012 09:32 AM — Filed under: ,
CIS Para-wise Comments on Draft Reasonable Security Practices Rules, 2011
On February 7th 2011, the Department of Information Technology, MCIT published draft rules on its website (The Information Technology (Reasonable security ... by Prashant Iyengar last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:32 AM — Filed under: ,
CIS Para-wise Comments on Cyber Café Rules, 2011
On February 7th 2011, the Department of Information Technology, MCIT published draft rules on its website (The Information Technology (Guidelines for Cyber ... by Prashant Iyengar last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:32 AM — Filed under: ,
CIS Para-wise Comments on Intermediary Due Diligence Rules, 2011
On February 7th 2011, the Department of Information Technology, MCIT published draft rules on its website (The Information Technology (Due diligence observed ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Jul 11, 2012 10:27 AM — Filed under: , ,
RTI Applications on Blocking of Websites
In recent weeks, an increasing number of incidents have come to light on government-ordered blocking of websites. In one case involving Zone-H.org, it is ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Dec 21, 2012 06:34 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Comments on the Draft Rules under the Information Technology Act
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 ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Sep 21, 2011 06:13 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
IT Act and Commerce
This is a guest post by Rahul Matthan, partner in the law firm Trilegal, and widely regarded as one of the leading experts on information technology law in ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:41 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Primer on the New IT Act
With this draft information bulletin, we briefly discuss some of the problems with the Information Technology Act, and invite your comments. by Pranesh Prakash last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:41 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Cybercrime and Privacy
Elonnai Hickok examines privacy in the context of India’s legal provisions on cybercrime. She picks up the relevant provisions of the Information Technology ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 14, 2010 01:21 PM — Filed under: ,
To preserve freedoms online, amend the IT Act
Look into the mechanisms that allow the government and ISPs to carry out online censorship without accountability. by Gurshabad Grover last modified Apr 16, 2019 10:09 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Northeast exodus: Is there a mechanism to pre-screen social media content?
The government has passed the blame buck on social media and blocked hundreds of websites, which it claims, hosted hate speech and inflammatory content, enough ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 04, 2012 04:06 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
"All Indian Enterprises should Be Very Worried": Centre for Internet and Society
The DoT’s CERT team has successfully censored more than 70 URLs that didn’t particularly contain praises of IIPM. Amusingly, a URL containing a public notice ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 28, 2013 09:21 AM — Filed under: ,
No Civil Society Members in the Cyber Regulations Advisory Committee
The Government of India has taken our advice and reconstituted the Cyber Regulations Advisory Commitee. But there is no representation of Internet users, ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Jan 09, 2013 05:56 PM — Filed under: , ,
Porn ban: People will soon learn to circumvent ISPs and govt orders, expert says
by Pranesh Prakash last modified Aug 05, 2015 01:47 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Porn block in India sparks outrage
India’s government has triggered a storm of protest after blocking 857 alleged pornography websites, with privacy and internet freedom campaigners, as well ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Aug 05, 2015 02:10 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Place for a safety net
Vinupriya took her life last week, humiliated by the morphed images of her naked body posted on a social media site. Experts warn that the spike in Internet ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 13, 2016 02:45 AM — Filed under: ,