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[RTI] Minutes of the third meeting of the Expert Committee on Data Protection

The minutes of the first and second meetings of the Committee of Experts on data protection framework held on September 11, 2017 and October 3, 2017 respectively were disclosed in February 2018 in response to an RTI request made by a private citizen. It informed us that the Committee had been divided into four working […]

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RTI: MeitY provides details of Blocked Websites/URLs

On August 28, 2017, SFLC.in filed an application under the Right to Information Act, 2005 seeking the following information: 1. The number of websites that are currently blocked in India. 2. Names and URLs of the websites that are blocked. 3. Copies of blocking orders that have been issued by the Ministry of Electronics and […]

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Government Refuses To Reveal Phone Interception Procedure

On 10th January 2014, several Indian national newspapers ran reports on a fresh set of procedures for interception of telephones issued by the Government of India. According to said reports, this set of procedures issued on 2nd January 2014 bears the title ‘Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Lawful Interception and Monitoring of Telecom Service Providers […]

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RTI reveals expenditure/organizational details of the 3rd Annual IGF Meeting held at Hyderabad

The Tunis Agenda envisaged convening the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) as a multi-stakeholder platform to discuss public policy issues related to key elements of Internet governance. To understand more about the processes related to hosting of the event SFLC.IN filed an application under the Right to Information Act, 2005 requesting for the Host Country agreement […]

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