Internet censorship

Dictator Narendra Modi

Scented Handwash: BJP supporters struggle for Freedom of Speech

I have lampooned our government often over censorship and it is a Congress Government [each word is one among dozens of links on this blog criticizing our government on regimenting free speech]. This is because it is the UPA government in power. The BJP aint smelling sweet on this though I made the mistake of ignoring them. …

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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 …

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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 …

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250,000 takedowns per WEEK by Google – more total for all of 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Fight for the Future Tiffiniy Cheng Holmes Wilson press@fightforthefuture.org (614) 465-6371 (508) 474-5248   May 24, 2012   Internet Freedom Group Fight for the Future Responds to Google’s Transparency Report   Google’s latest transparency report reveals that copyright holders are taking down over 250,000 URL’s*, more than the total for all …

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Press Release: Reporters Without Borders / Reporters sans frontières

Press release 12 May 2012 INDIA Two cyber-activists end fast but campaign against IT Rules gathers  pace  <http://fr.rsf.org/two-cyber-activists-end-fast-but-12-05-2012,42614.html> More than a year after they came into force, Reporters Without Borders reiterates <http://en.rsf.org/inde-media-freedom-threatened-by-19-04-2012,42334.html> its demand for the repeal of India’s information technology regulations, known as the IT Rules 2011, as activists and Internet users rally to the Save Your Voice <https://www.facebook.com/saveyourvoice> campaign against these …

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Hunger Strike protesting IT Rules

Freedom Fast: Third day of hunger strike for internet freedom

Aseem Trivedi and Alok Dixit from Save Your Voice completed the third day of their hunger strike to support annulment motion against IT Rules-2011 in Rajya Sabha. We started this hunger strike on 2nd May and we will carry on until we get any satisfactory response from the government and the opposition regarding the annulment …

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