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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 | June 2, 2017Software Freedom Law Centre, India (SFLC.in), along with Democratic Alliance for Knowledge Freedom (DAKF), is organizing a panel discussion titled, “Tech Policy Talks” on Saturday, June 3, 2017, from 10:00 -13:00 (10 AM...
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by sflc_admin | May 29, 2017(image credit: inmediahk)SFLC.in joined 17 other non-governmental organisations from across the globe as amicus in a voluntary intervention filed before France’s highest court, the Council of State (Conseil d’État), raising serious concerns about a...
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by sflc_admin | May 19, 2017The petition against notifications making Aadhaar mandatory for social welfare schemes- Shantha Sinha & Anr. v. Union of India [W.P. (C) 342/2017] was taken up in the Supreme Court today before a bench of...
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by sflc_admin | May 15, 2017On 9th May, 2017, SFLC.in in association with IT for Change and Digital Empowerment Foundation, organized a panel discussion titled “Revisiting Aadhaar: Law, Tech and Beyond” at India International Centre, New Delhi. Saikat Datta,...
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by sflc_admin | May 5, 2017India has seen a steep rise in the number of Internet shutdowns over the last few years. At SFLC.in, we have been tracking such instances of Internet shutdowns – see our dynamic Internet...
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by sflc_admin | May 5, 2017The last one year has seen a number of interesting developments around the Aadhaar project, such as the notification of the Aadhaar Act, Aadhaar enrolment being made mandatory for availing various benefits and...
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by sflc_admin | May 4, 2017Arguments in the Supreme Court litigations around linking Aadhaar with PAN, challenging the constitutionality of Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act, were concluded today by Senior advocate Mr. Arvind Datar (also see...
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by sflc_admin | May 3, 2017The ongoing challenge in the Supreme Court regarding the linking of Aadhaar for filing of income tax returns, and making it mandatory for PAN, has reached Day 5 when the Union of India...
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by sflc_admin | May 2, 2017The State’s reply in the Aadhaar-PAN linking case was heard today (our coverage of arguments from previous hearings can be accessed at these links: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3). Attorney General, Mr....
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by sflc_admin | April 28, 2017The hearing for the Aadhaar-PAN case spilled over to day 3 with Senior Counsel, Shyam Divan making his concluding remarks. Attorney General, Mukul Rohtagi, representing Union of India is scheduled to raise his...
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by sflc_admin | April 27, 2017The Supreme Court today continued the hearing on cases filed against linking Aadhar to PAN and making it mandatory for filing income tax returns [Binoy Viswam v. Union of India, W.P.(C) No. 247/2017...
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by sflc_admin | April 26, 2017On 24th April, 2017, SFLC.in in association with Digital Empowerment Foundation, Internet Democracy Project, IT for Change, Centre for Internet and Society, and Foundation for Media Professionals organized a public discussion titled “Access Denied:...
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by sflc_admin | April 24, 2017News reports of Aadhaar numbers and related information leaking have been appearing frequently since early February 2017. We are collecting information on leaks involving UIDAI / Aadhaar in order to make the data more...
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by sflc_admin | April 17, 2017In January 2017, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India published what is expected to be the last in a series of Consultation Papers on net neutrality in India, and invited public comments on several...
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by sflc_admin | April 17, 2017SFLC.in, in association with the Digital Empowerment Foundation, IT for Change, Internet Democracy Project, Centre for Internet and Society, and Foundation for Media Professionals, is organizing a public discussion titled “Access Denied: Internet...
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