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Statement of Solidarity on Freedom of Expression and Safety of Internet Users in Bangladesh
This is a statement on the violent attack on blogger Asif Mohiuddin by the participants to the Third South Asian Meeting on the Internet and Freedom of ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Jan 15, 2013 11:51 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Is freedom of expression under threat in digital age?
With social networking site Facebook boasting of 1 billion members globally and micro-blogging site Twitter claiming millions, opinion was divided on whether ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 17, 2013 06:16 AM — Filed under: , ,
Web of Sameness
The social Web has been an ominous space at the start of 2013. It has been awash with horror, pain and grief. The recent gang rape and death of a medical ... by Nishant Shah last modified Jan 18, 2013 06:17 AM — Filed under: ,
Financial Inclusion and the UID
Since 2009, when Nandan Nilekani began to envision and implement the Unique Identification Project, the UID authority has promoted the UID/Aadhaar scheme as a ... by elonnai hickok last modified Aug 23, 2011 10:36 AM — Filed under: ,
Bye Bye email?
Email might be the default method of communication for most of us, but could it be going the telegram way. by Nishant Shah last modified Aug 23, 2011 07:31 AM — Filed under:
IISc students boycott UID, don’t want Big Brother to keep watch
The programme doesn’t have statutory backing. It is still in parliament by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 23, 2011 08:24 AM — Filed under: ,
Is the govt bid to regulate content on the Internet a good thing?
The recent move by Union Minister Kapil Sibal to engage leading Internet platform providers like Google, Facebook, etc in regulating content has seen netizens ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 08, 2011 07:12 AM — Filed under: ,
Govt vs Tweeple: Has clampdown hit free speech?
Has the Government crossed the line by ordering the blocking of several Twitter accounts, many belonging to prominent journalists? The debate was featured in ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 24, 2012 12:46 PM — Filed under: , ,
Govt orders blocking of 300 specific URLs including 16 Twitter accounts
The government stepped up its efforts to stop what it feels is an online campaign of misinformation and rumour mongering in the wake of lower Assam riots and ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 24, 2012 01:29 PM — Filed under: , , ,
NE exodus: List containing 309 blocked URLs leaks online
Latest reports coming in have confirmed that a list containing 309 URLs, whose ban the government had sought in light of the Assam violence and the subsequent ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 24, 2012 01:37 PM — Filed under: , , ,
India's social media crackdown reveals clumsy govt machinery
"High-handed" and "reckless" are some of the words used in the media to describe the government's online crackdown. by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 25, 2012 06:11 AM — Filed under: , , ,
India threatens action against Twitter for ethnic violence 'rumors'
India threatened to take action on Thursday against Twitter over content alleged to have inflamed ethnic tensions, as leaked documents revealed the government ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 27, 2012 02:52 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Internet expert criticizes Indian cyber blockades
The Indian government's attempts to block social media accounts and websites that it blames for spreading panic have been inept and possibly illegal, a top ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 28, 2012 10:11 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
India Bans Mass SMS to Counter Panic
Last year social networking was credited with helping to organize revolutions across the Middle East and with getting normally apathetic middle-class Indians ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 27, 2012 07:29 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: , , , , ,
Is the govt caught in the 'censorship' web?
NDTV aired a one-hour debate on censorship in "We the People" episode hosted by Barkha Dutt on August 26, 2012. Pranesh Prakash participated in the discussions ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 04, 2012 06:54 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Internet Governance Plenary
Sunil Abraham was a panelist along with Ang Peng Hwa, Paul Wilson, Duangthip Chomprang and Raul Echeberria at this event organised by APNIC on August 28, 2012. ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 01, 2012 02:14 PM — Filed under: ,
India Debates Misuse of Social Media
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 ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 04, 2012 12:13 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Officials Raise Questions over Indian Government’s Efforts
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 ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 04, 2012 12:36 PM — Filed under: , ,
Thinking with [email protected]
The Thinking with Data course offered at the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) will be screened at the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore. ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 05, 2012 08:11 AM — Filed under: ,
Political war on the web
Twitter is not only the ‘people’s voice’. It is also a forum for orchestrated propaganda.Kunal Majumder tracks the BJP-Congress online duel. by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 05, 2012 05:27 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Need a standard strategy to deal with Web issues: Chandrasekhar
The government has been facing allegations of Internet censorship for over a year now. by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 05, 2012 08:37 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
A multistakeholder discussion on India’s Position in the UN for Internet Governance UN Committee for Internet Related Policies (UN-CIRP)
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) is hosting this event in New Delhi on September 19, 2012 from 10.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. Sunil ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 17, 2012 09:49 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: ,
John Doe order in Reliance Big Entertainment v. Multivision Network and Ors. (movie Don 2)
This is the case filed by Reliance Big Entertainment, producer of movie 'Don 2' against Multivision Network and other unknown network operators restraining ... by Jai Anand last modified May 26, 2012 11:18 AM — Filed under:
John Doe order in Viacom 18 Motion Pictures v. Jyoti Cable Network and Ors. (movie Players)
This is the case filed by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, producer of movie 'Players' against Jyoti Cable Network and other unknown cable operators restraining them ... by Jai Anand last modified May 26, 2012 11:32 AM — Filed under:
John Doe order in Viacom 18 Motion Pictures v. Jyoti Cable Network and Ors. (movie Bitoo Boss)
This is the case filed by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, producer of movie 'Bitoo Boss' against Jyoti Cable Network and other unknown cable operators restraining ... by Jai Anand last modified May 26, 2012 11:55 AM — Filed under:
Privacy and Governmental Databases
In our research we have found that most government databases are incrementally designed in response to developments and improvements that need to be ... by Elonnai Hickok last modified Mar 22, 2012 05:41 AM — Filed under: ,
TRAI urged to take action against P2P throttling and DNS hijacking
On 4 November 2010, Anand had sent a complaint letter to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) regarding unethical practices adopted by Internet ... by Anand Priya Singh last modified Mar 27, 2012 06:07 AM — Filed under:
Report on ICANN 50
Jyoti Panday attended ICANN 50 in London from 22-26 June. Below are some of the highlights from the meeting. by Jyoti Panday last modified Oct 12, 2014 05:42 AM — Filed under: ,