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May 14, 2019
SC's demand for apology, arrest of BJP worker shows how Section 66A of IT Act continues to haunt free speech despite being struck downWhile Priyanka Sharma has been released and the Supreme Court waived the condition of apology, the fact that she was asked to apologise in the first place raises the question if Section 66A is still in existence
Apr 22, 2019
TikTok ban in India: SC order in line with past free speech decisions, but social media apps should self-regulate proactivelySupreme Court has directed the Madras High Court to pass an interim order on the ban by 24 April, failing which the ban on TikTok will be lifted
Feb 28, 2019
Draft E-Commerce Policy: A problematic revision of intermediary rules for trademark and copyright liabilityThe current set of rules, as seen, are problematic on many accounts — that they fail to take the actual nature of an e-commerce site into account
Dec 30, 2018
MeitY’s draft intermediary guidelines need a relook, but not at cost of fundamental rightsThe amended guidelines fail to actually contribute in any way towards resolving the problems at hand.
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
'You can't curtail a fundamental right' says Section 66A petitioner Shreya Singhal'You can't curtail a fundamental right' says Section 66A petitioner Shreya Singhal