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Error 404 : Website Cannot be Found

Jan 09, 2023
SFLC.in is launching a “Website Blocking” report which has sought to conduct a thorough review of the techno-legal ecosystem for Website Blocking which is required to assess the grounds on which…

Recommendations by SFLC.in on the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 2022

Jan 06, 2023
Recommendations by SFLC.in on the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 2022 Software Freedom Law Center, India (SFLC.in) welcomes the draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022 published by the…

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BSNL says it can block whole websites only, not web-pages

May 12, 2015
This follows from our previous blog about DEITY's revelations on website blocking. SFLC.in had requested the following information from Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) under the Right to…

Democracy Speaks! It's Hamara Internet and we don't want that to change!

Apr 23, 2015
With just about a day left before the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) closes comments on its "Consultation Paper on Regulatory Framework for Over-the-Top (OTT) Services", the public…

DEITY says 2341 URLs were blocked in 2014; refuses to reveal more

Apr 03, 2015
On March 9, 2015, SFLC.in requested the following information from the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DEITY) under the Right to Information Act, 2005: Number of URL-…

"India's Surveillance State" - Our Report On Communications Surveillance in India

Sep 03, 2014
The report delves into communications surveillance in India and takes an in-depth look at various aspects of India's surveillance machinery, including enabling provisions of law, service provider…