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Jan 16, 2016
The cyber law series: Emoticons, text messages, Tweets can be defamatory; here’s what you need to know to keep things legitThe quashing of the much-misused Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 last year set off celebrations in those quarters that furiously defend free speech and working towards a practical cyber law.
Mar 25, 2015
The girl who saved freedom of speech: Meet 24-year-old student Shreya SinghalHere is all you need to know about Shreya Singhal, the 24-year-old girl who was the first to petition against the draconian Section 66A of the IT Act.
Mar 24, 2015
One of the Palghar girls, Shaheen Dhada's father welcomes SC decisionOne of the Palghar girls, Shaheen Dhada's father thinks freedom of speech is for all
Feb 26, 2015
Defining offensive: SC reserves verdict on pleas against Section 66A of IT ActThe Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging constitutional validity of certain sections of the cyber law including a provision under which a person can be arrested for allegedly posting 'offensive' contents on websites.
Jul 16, 2014
Compensate Palghar girls for Facebook post hassle: NHRC to Maha govtThe National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) sent a reminder to the Maharashtra government to pay Rs 50,000 each as compensation to the Palghar girls.
Dec 19, 2012
Thackeray FB arrest: Police file closure report, all charges on girls droppedA closure report was filed before a court in Palghar town in Thane district, dropping all charges against Shaheen Dhada and Rinu Shrinivasan.
Nov 30, 2012
Anonymous hacks and defaces Kapil Sibal's websiteUnion Minister for Communication, Information and Technology, Kapil Sibal’s website was hacked by hacktivist group Anonymous’ Indian arm today.
Nov 27, 2012
Thackeray FB arrests: Case moved out of Palghar police stationWith the issue raising nationwide controversy, the case has been transferred to Boisar police station, about 15 km from Palghar.
Nov 23, 2012
FB post arrest: Probe reveals junior police officers defied ordersAdministrative or departmental action will be taken against the police officers involved in the arrests.
Nov 24, 2012
Free speech online? Think againVoicing your dissent or being a smart alec in the virtual world, as recent incidents have proved, could have legal consequences.