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Twitter chants #OnlineAzadi after Supreme Court scraps Section 66A

Mar 25, 2015

Twitter chants #OnlineAzadi after Supreme Court scraps Section 66A

As the Supreme Court, scrapped Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, reactions poured in on Twitter hailing the move making the hashtag #OnlineAzadi trend on Twitter. #India #Supreme Court #TweetFeed #Freedom of Speech #Free Speech #Section 66A #OnlineAzadi #Sec66A
Good riddance to Sec 66A; Nehru's Article 19(2) curbs on free speech should be next

Mar 25, 2015

Good riddance to Sec 66A; Nehru's Article 19(2) curbs on free speech should be next

The intellectual parent of section 66A of the IT Act is actually the ill-defined clauses of Article 19(2) (of which more later), which either needs to be scrapped or defined more precisely so that there is less scope for abuse. #India #Congress #BJP #IT Act #Section 66A of IT Act #Free speech in India #Sec 66A #curbs on free speech in India
SC scraps Section 66A: A progressive move, say lawyers, activists

Mar 25, 2015

SC scraps Section 66A: A progressive move, say lawyers, activists

Lawyers struggling to preserve freedom of expression have welcomed decision to scrap Section 66A of the IT Act and hoped that with the "landmark judgement" would help prevent the "abuse" of the "draconian law". #Supreme Court #TheySaidIt #Free Speech #lawyers #Aseem Trivedi #Section 66A #acitvists #Manali Singhal
Timeline: From Palgarh girls to Aseem Trivedi, the biggest casualties of section 66A

Mar 24, 2015

Timeline: From Palgarh girls to Aseem Trivedi, the biggest casualties of section 66A

It was a victorious day for free speech as the Supreme Court scrapped the controversial Section 66A of the IT Act on Tuesday. The verdict was a crucial one as it would impact the way Indians would use Internet and their right to free speech. #facebook #Timeline #India #Supreme Court #Free Speech #Aseem Trivedi #Section 66A #Palghar girls

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Anti Islam video Free speech at what cost?

Sep 14, 2012

Anti Islam video Free speech at what cost?

Free speech absolutists want the US govt to assert First Amendment rights and not compromise this most sacred principle. But they dont explain how a government is to protect its citizens a task more sacred. #ThatsJustWrong #Libya #Free Speech #Terry Jones #Anti-Islamic Film
Why write Satanic stuff when it's not really material?

Feb 14, 2012

Why write Satanic stuff when it's not really material?

What Rushdie's book needed was sensible editing. Editing generally improves the quality of a book without losing out the essence. So whats wrong with that? #Salman Rushdie #ToWhatEffect #Satanic Verses #Free Speech #JLF