DOT orders blockage of porn websites

Aug 04, 2015

A leaked order from the Department of Telecommunications (DOT) has revealed that Indian Internet Service Providers (ISP) have been directed to block access to a list of 857 porn websites as they "relate to morality, decency as given in Article 19(2) of the Constitution

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Core recommendations of the DOT Committee on net-neutrality

Jul 17, 2015

In light of the emergence of net-neutrality and regulation of Over-the-Top (OTT) services as popular topics in national policy debates, in January 2015, the Department of Telecommunications under the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) constituted a Committee chaired by Shri A K Bhargava [Member (T), DOT] with the following terms of reference:

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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. had requested the following information from Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) under the Right to Information Act, 2005:

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