Jammu and Kashmir opposes restoration of 4G services in Supreme Court, says right to access internet 'not fundamental right'
Right to access the internet is not a fundamental right and the state can curtail the freedom of speech and the right to trade through the internet, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has told the Supreme Court while opposing the restoration of 4G services in the union territory.
Jammu and Kashmir govt extends ban on 4G internet services till 11 May; services to be available on 2G speed
2G mobile internet services shall be available for postpaid SIM card holders and only to verified pre-paid sim card holders, said an order issued by Jammu and Kashmir Home Department.
Coronavirus crisis underscores urgency of bridging divide between India's digital haves and have-nots
36 percent of Indians have internet access out of which only a third are women. This is not a digital divide anymore; this is a digital ditch.
2G mobile Internet services extended in Jammu and Kashmir till 4 March, ban on social media to continue; tighter vigil on use of VPNs
Social networking sites allowing peer-to-peer communication and virtual private networks (VPNs) will remain unavailable in Jammu and Kashmir as anti-national elements and people across the border continue to 'misuse' these platforms, the authorities said on Tuesday as 2G mobile Internet services were extended till 4 March