On August 21, 2012, the Indian Government asked ISP’s to block 245 webpages with inflammatory and hateful content, following the exodus of a large number of people belonging to the North Eastern ethnic community from cities like Bangalore and Pune, among others. Here's a round up of opinions on Internet Freedom. We will continue updating this post as we come across more such opinions. - August 31, 2012: The Supreme Court today refused to hear a plea challenging the decision of the Centre and the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block some websites to prevent piracy of commercial content. The petitioner, Jiten Kumar Jain, has been directed to approach the Delhi High Court. Read more. * August 29, 2012: Software Freedom Law Center talks about Section 69A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 that provides the Central Government, the power to block access…
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