Lithuanian cybersecurity agency warns against use of Chinese-made Xiaomi and Huawei phones over data privacy concerns
Xiaomi phones also carry the risk of possible restrictions on freedom of expression because apps receive updated lists of censored words and phrases and are capable of blocking them, according to investigations
MK Stalin opposes amendments to Cinematograph Act: Imposing conditions on film fraternity totally unjustified
''The draft bill has given rise to serious apprehensions not only in the minds of the film fraternity and film industry but also among all well-meaning sections of the society that cherish freedom of expression,'' said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin.
The I&B Ministry had sought suggestions for Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2021 by 2 July. A letter with 3,000 signatories from the Indian film industry has opposed the proposed amendments.
The California-based company, which cannot even ensure that its own employees of the conservative persuasion are free to express their views, whose commitment to freedom of expression is inconsistent, opaque and cynically opportunistic, is swearing by principles that it habitually violates.
The Delhi Police made the remarks after Twitter called recent raids on its offices as a form of 'intimidation' and expressed concern over the safety of its employees in India
The activist was arrested on charges of sedition by the Delhi Police, but was granted bail later after a Delhi court found nothing on record to suggest that Ravi "subscribed to any secessionist idea"
The kind of direct governmental regulations for news platforms should be less focused on regulating journalists’ conduct, and more about protecting their speech
Opposing the bail plea, prosecution lawyer Vimal Mishra said both the accused had participated in the event amidst the pandemic for which no permission was taken from local administration
Siddique Kappan was going to Hathras under the 'garb of journalism' to disturb law & order, UP govt tells SC
Meanwhile, CJI SA Bobde raised concerns over misreporting in the case and asked the petitioner Kerala Union of Working Journalists' to file a rejoinder to the UP govt's affidavit while postponing the hearing in the case by a week
'Don't intend to retract tweet or apologise': Kunal Kamra on contempt of court proceedings against him
In a letter posted on Twitter, the stand-up comedian also wished to volunteer the time that would be allotted to the hearing of his contempt case to other matters and parties who have not been as lucky and privileged as him to 'jump the queue'
Charlie Hebdo's cartoons on Prophet Mohammad have France jostling between freedom of speech and Islamophobia
The French Constitution defines the state only as secular, but it doesn't delineate the boundaries of this secularism
The decomposing corpses of ideas feed and sustain the toxic cesspool our intellectual and social life has become
Charlie Hebdo attack trial: 'Nothing to regret' over Prophet Mohammed cartoons, magazine's chief tells court
Laurent Sourisseau, who was badly wounded when Islamist gunmen attacked the French weekly's office in Paris in 2015, also said that he doesn't want to be "dependent on the insane arbitrariness of fanatics"
Supreme Court is about to score an own goal in Prashant Bhushan case; jailing him will turn 'dissident' into public hero
The only way for the Supreme Court to save face right now is if Bhushan apologises. If they don't sentence him for contempt, the message sent would be that the Court bowed to public pressure. If they do, then Bhushan becomes a hero and photos of him happily walking into prison are on the front page of every newspaper.
The clip can be found online and, quite frankly, is really funny because it makes fun of a government that’s spending, what many taxpayers consider a lot of money, building a memorial for Shivaji. The clip in no way even hints at a joke about the man, only makes fun of the jingoism of his followers.
RTHK has also found itself caught in geopolitical wrangling between China and Taiwan, the self-governing island that Beijing claims as part of its territory
At Chennai Book Fair, organisers lock horns with publishers, writers over allowing inclusion of 'anti-government' book
The ongoing Chennai Book Fair 2020 — a 12-day event organised by the Booksellers and Publishers Association of South India (BAPASI) — has run into rough weather after its launch on 9 January. Now in its 43rd edition, the CBF has seen participating writers and BAPASI embroiled in a row after senior journalist V Anbazhagan was prevented from displaying an “anti-government” book in his rented stall, and had a police complaint filed against him in this regard.
A technology lawyer explains how and when internet shutdowns are enforced by state governments.
CAB protests in Assam: Authorities relax curfew in Guwahati from 9 am to 4 pm but offices remain shut
The curfew, imposed in Guwahati amid protests against the amended Citizenship Act, was relaxed on Saturday from 9 am to 4pm, police said
Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Internet ban in parts of North East tantamount to muzzling voices of dissent
The Citizenship Amendment Act seeks to amend, among other things, the criteria for illegal immigrants