Joint letters to Chief Ministers raising concerns over Internet shutdowns
Mar 29, 2017
Concerned by the recurring Internet shutdowns imposed by states across India, we, along with a group of citizens and organizations, sent letters to the Chief Ministers of all states that have witnessed shutdowns in the past, requesting that immediate action be taken to curb this unjustifiable practice.
Information received regarding SWAYAM under Right To Information Act, 2005
Jan 05, 2017
SWAYAM, the national Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) project established by Ministry of Human Rights Development (MHRD), is a laudatory effort set to serve as a source for courses related to all fields from high school to post graduation.
Timeline for India’s MOOC platform - SWAYAM
Nov 10, 2016
2014: SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds) is announced by the Ministry of Human Rights Development (MHRD), as a national platform for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for the country in 2014 under its National Mission on Education through Information & Communication Technology (NME-ICT).
Joint letter to the Department of Commerce expressing concerns over software-patent-friendly clauses in the RCEP
Apr 26, 2016
Indian law on patentability of computer programmes is abundantly clear in that Section 3(k) of the Patents Act 1970 explicitly excludes computer programmesper se, mathematical methods and algorithms from patent protection.
Joint letter to the PMO expressing concerns over the "Guidelines for Examination of Computer Related Inventions (CRIs)"
Sep 15, 2015
SFLC.in, along with several civil society organizations and citizens, penned a joint letter to the Prime Minister of India on September 15, 2015 expressing concerns over the "Guidelines for Examination of Computer Related Inventions (CRIs)" issued by the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks on August 21, 2015.