Monthly Archives: April 2015

TRAI follows the Free Speech Concept… Spammers rejoice!

It is unbelievable that TRAI could release more than 1 million email addresses of public on the Internet. But that is exactly what it has done and we are still trying to understand if it was an honest mistake or … Continue reading

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Intricacies of Net Neutrality and Need for a Constitutional Amendment

After three weeks of intense debate, the discussion on Section 66A has passed onto the next stage of what further action is required to be taken. Further discussions will perhaps resume based on what the Government does or what Supreme Court … Continue reading

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All Articles on Section 66A at one place

Over the last one month, several articles have appeared on Naavi.org and also elsewhere discussing Section 66A. In order to have all these articles at one place, I am trying to put together this page with links to both articles … Continue reading

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Options before Government.. after Section 66A being struck down

The two member bench of the Supreme Court of India consisting of honourable Justices J.Chelameswar and R.F.Nariman, struck down Section 66A of ITA 2000/8 on March 24, 2015, in their judgement in the batch of petitions lead by Shreya Singhal … Continue reading

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Aftermath of SC decision on Shreya Singhal V Union of India: Section 66A impact

The Advanced Center for Research, Development and Training in Cyber Laws and Forensics, (ACRDTCLF) of the National Law School of India University (NLSUI), Bangalore held a round table on 11th April 2015 to discuss the aftermath of the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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The Chilling Effect that the Supreme Court has left: Section 66A impact

In its judgement on Shreya Singhal Vs the Union of India, the two member bench of the Supreme Court has accused that the Section 66A of ITA 2008 has a chilling effect on the freedom of expression in the country. It … Continue reading

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