#LetTheNetWork @SFLCin is launching a #Report to help understand the intensity, extent, and impact of internet shutdowns in #India for the year 2022. #keepiton#InternetShutdowns#Exclusive
In the year 2022 Indian government snapped internet service across various states 75 times.
81.3% of restrictions were placed upon mobile internet services and for 13.3% no information was available.
While 5.3% restrictions were both for broadband and mobile internet services.
Nov 23, 2022 • 6 tweets • 10 min read
#IGF2022 @SFLCin team will be attending this years @intgovforum in #AddisAbaba, Ethiopia from 28 November to 2 December 2022.
The the overarching theme for #IGF2022 is - "Resilient Internet for a Shared Sustainable and Common Future." #ResilientInternet#IGF#DigitalDefenders#eventupdates
We are hosting 2 sessions and participating in one. We are looking forward to having interesting conversations around "Resilient Internet for a Shared Sustainable and Common Future".
The session details are given below -
In his annual report, Secretary General Antonio Guterres highlights the disturbing trend of human rights violations against journalists and human rights defenders at the hands of States and non-State actors over the past year.
A #Twitter whistleblower’s allegations that the Indian government forced the company to hire at least one individual who was a government agent and had access to user data, should be taken seriously, warn experts in the #technology and #policy sectors.
scroll.in/article/103156…@MishiChoudhary, founder of @SFLCin says that the more someone knows about a user, the more power they have over them. “Personal data is used to make a variety of decisions in and about our lives: jobs, government benefits, relationships & insurance are just a few of them.”
#Update @SFLCin has written a letter to @ShashiTharoor and the Standing Committee on IT to investigate whistleblower #Mudge’s revelations. #twitter#Whistleblower
Through the letter we have urged the Standing Committee, to investigate the impact of these revelations on Indian users and their rights.
The Right to Privacy was recognised as a Fundamental Right guaranteed under our Constitution on this day, five years ago by the Supreme Court of India when it delivered the landmark judgment - 'Retd. Justice K.S. Puttaswamy v. Union of India'
The Honorable Supreme Court of India held the #RightToPrivacy to be an essential part of liberty protected under Article 21, and freedom of speech and expression under Article 19 of the Indian Constitution.
Recently, many #Muslim women on social media were targeted by the misogynist #BulliBaiApp that auctioned their pictures online. Incidents like these are the reason women feel unsafe on the internet. Here’s what you should know about reporting such online harassment- (1)
According to the National Crime Records Bureau @NCRBHQ , there was an 11.8% increase in reported cyber crimes in India between 2019 and 2020. A total of 50,035 cyber crime cases were registered in 2020 alone.
Source: ncrb.gov.in/en/Crime-in-In… (2)