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Enemies of the State

As the scams started coming out of the woodwork, so did the government’s desire to limit the travel of information. To governments worldwide, bloated in their sense of impunity, the internet was a devastating blow. Castles of fakery started to crumble and governments waged a relentless war on their own people. It is easy in …

The battle against Internet Censorship

The freedom of speech and expression is said to be the mother of all liberties. This right is recognized as a basic human right and is a constitutional guarantee in India. Unlike the United Sates constitution, the freedom of the press is not found expressly mentioned in the Indian constitution. However, ‘press freedom’ has been …

It is NOT about piracy, stupid!

Keeping this short and straight. The blocks on the websites that happened recently, are not about controlling piracy, but about controlling the internet itself. If you look at the top popular sites where anyone can post content, you will see that increasingly, there are three kinds of sites. The first are those that have understandings …

Anonymous calls for protests on the ground on 9th June 2012

Greetings People of India Anonymous for the past many weeks had been protesting against the attack by governments and corporations on the freedom of speech and expression guaranteed to to every Indian citizen by the Constitution of india. The protest began when the Indian ISPs began blocking file sharing sites and other websites under the order of the madras high …