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SFLC.IN is a donor supported legal services organisation that brings together lawyers, policy analysts, technologists, and students to protect freedom in the digital world. SFLC.IN promotes innovation and open access to knowledge by helping developers make great Free and Open Source Software, protect privacy and civil liberties for citizens in the digital world by educating and providing free legal advice and help policy makers make informed and just decisions with the use and adoption of technology. SFLC.IN is a society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, operating all over India.
by sflc_admin | January 7, 2017The 11th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was held from 6th to 9th December, 2016 in Jalisco, Mexico, with the overall theme of “Enabling Inclusive and Sustainable Growth”. The mandate for the IGF...
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by sflc_admin | January 5, 2017SWAYAM, the national Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) project established by Ministry of Human Rights Development (MHRD), is a laudatory effort set to serve as a source for courses related to all fields from...
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by sflc_admin | January 5, 2017The development of Aadhaar over the years has opened a Pandora’s box of litigations against its various claims and processes that range on the spectrum from privacy rights to compulsory carrying of Aadhaar cards...
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by sflc_admin | December 3, 2016Free speech should not be restrained, unless it is transcending from talk to action: MP Baijayant Panda at SFLC.IN report launchNew Delhi, 30th November: Mindless abuse and threats of violence are commonplace on online...
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by sflc_admin | December 3, 2016The Internet Governance Forum (IGF), a multi-stakeholder public policy dialogue initiated by the United Nations Secretary-General, has been an annual affair for more than a decade. The 11th IGF is set to take place...
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by sflc_admin | December 2, 2016Over the past few years, the number of instances in which Internet access was blocked for entire regions by the Indian Government has been steadily climbing. These “Internet shutdowns” are usually instituted as responses...
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by sflc_admin | December 1, 2016Our Counsel, Prasanth Sugathan was part of a panel on privacy at the Digital Citizen Summit organized by Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) in Bangalore on 11th November, 2016. This session focused on digital...
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by sflc_admin | November 24, 2016We at SFLC.in have grown increasingly concerned of late by the appreciable spike in instances of online harassment across platforms. Whereas online speech platforms like social media websites, blogs, and discussion forums set...
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by sflc_admin | November 19, 2016SFLC.in is pleased to announce the release our report titled “Online Harassment: A Form of Censorship” on November 22, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Lecture Hall 1, India International Centre...
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by sflc_admin | November 17, 2016It is our pleasure to invite you to an event hosted by Mozilla and SFLC.in on November 18, 2016 from 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM at The Lalit, New Delhi, where we will explore...
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by sflc_admin | November 10, 20162014: SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds) is announced by the Ministry of Human Rights Development (MHRD), as a national platform for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for the country...
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by sflc_admin | November 10, 2016The Ministry of Human Rights Development (MHRD) commenced the development of a national platform for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for the country in 2014 under its National Mission on Education through Information &...
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by sflc_admin | November 9, 2016Mishi Choudhary, in an interview with Business Standard, published on 3rd October, 2016 talks about the lack of privacy, data protection and the impediment it causes thereto in light of the government’s ambitious...
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by sflc_admin | November 9, 2016The UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression, David Kaye, is conducting a study on Freedom of Expression in Telecommunications and Internet Access...
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by sflc_admin | November 2, 2016In 2014, the Ministry of Human Rights Development (MHRD) announced the development of SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds), a national MOOC platform. Taking after the globally acclaimed MOOCs...
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