The former apex court judge criticised the "weaponising" of the sedition laws, "abuse" of prohibitory orders and blanket shutdown of the internet
Internet shutdowns due to CAA protests cost mobile operators around 24.5 million rupees in revenue every hour
Indian mobile operators are losing around 24.5 million rupees ($350,000) in revenue every hour they are forced to suspend internet services on government orders to control protests against a new citizenship law, a top lobby group said on Friday
India has lost an estimated Rs 21,000 cr over five years because of internet shutdowns; that's Rs 2.45 cr down the drain per hour
The debate over Internet shutdown does not only extend to civil liberties. There is also an enormous economic cost to shutdowns.
A technology lawyer explains how and when internet shutdowns are enforced by state governments.
Since January 2012, there have been 373 halts in India's internet service, according to SLFC.
Despite people's right to criticise, there are laws which enable the govt to act against online speech.
In this episode of On Air With AIB, the comedians make relevant points about the threats filmmakers face and the issue of Internet shutdowns.
Internet services in India are shut down to prevent unrest; in Kashmir, mobile internet services have been shut as the state has been witnessing unrest for more than three months.