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Government blocks over 60 websites including github & sourceforge on anti-terror advisory
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 02, 2015 — filed under: , , ,
Over 60 websites and links, including popular online tools like Github and Sourceforge used by thousands of programmers have been blocked in India, triggering angry protests by Internet users.
Located in Internet Governance / 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
Internet users fume as govt blocks 32 sites
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 02, 2015 — filed under: , , ,
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has ordered Internet service providers to block 32 websites, in cluding popular video-sharing plat forms such as Dailymotion and Vimeo, reportedly over concerns that they are being misused by Islamic State jihadists.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Is India the next frontier for Facebook?
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 09, 2014 last modified Nov 05, 2014 12:43 AM — filed under: ,
Pushing to bring hundreds of millions of Indians into the online world, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday called for expanding his pet project to provide free mobile Internet for developing countries into India.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
We the goondas
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 04, 2014 last modified Aug 04, 2014 03:06 PM — filed under: , , , ,
You can now be arrested in Karnataka even before you commit an offence under the IT Act. You could be in jail under the Goonda Act even if not guilty under the Indian Copyright Act. If govt thinks you are planning to send a 'lascivious' photo to a WhatsApp group, or forwarding a copyrighted song, you can be arrested.
Located in News & Media
The trouble with trolls
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 28, 2014 last modified Jul 28, 2014 05:42 AM — filed under: , , ,
Social networking sites give trolls the ability to hide their real identity and cause grief to others. Here is what you need to do if you face an online attack.
Located in News & Media
Terror recruiters target Indians on internet
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 18, 2014 — filed under: ,
What's in a name? If it indicates your religious identity, then you could get trolled by strangers wanting to draw you in with videos on the importance of archaic customs and doctored accounts of world history.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry FOEX Live
by Geetha Hariharan published Jul 07, 2014 last modified Jul 07, 2014 12:36 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Selections of news on online freedom of expression and digital technology from across India (and some parts of the world)
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Facebook and its Aversion to Anonymous and Pseudonymous Speech
by Jessamine Mathew published Jul 04, 2014 — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Jessamine Mathew explores Facebook's "real name" policy and its implications for the right to free speech.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Cyber crimes shoot up 52% in India over last year
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 03, 2014 last modified Jul 03, 2014 10:14 AM — filed under: , ,
There has been a sharp increase in the incidence of cyber crime in the country. The number of cases registered in 2013 under the IT Act has gone up by 52 per cent to 4,192 as against 2,761 in the previous year.
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