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Internet shutdown

INTERNET SHUTDOWN NEWS

MHA extends suspension of internet in Delhi's 3 protests sites till Tuesday night

February 01, 2021 2:20 pm

The suspension is effective from 11 pm of January 31 to 11 pm of February 2.

Economic Impact: ‘India lost $2.8 bn in 2020 to Internet shutdowns; over double of 20 others’

January 06, 2021 7:28 am

Of the 21 countries that curbed Web access last year, as per a report by the UK-based privacy and security research firm Top10VPN, the economic impact seen in India was more than double the combined cost for the next 20 countries in the list.

House panel discusses ways to minimise Internet shutdowns

August 12, 2020 1:02 am

The committee, it is learnt, also discussed the Supreme Court order in January that mandated that Internet shutdown orders must be made public and observed that the fundamental right to freedom of speech and expression using the Internet was constitutionally protected.

Internet shutdowns: 314 times between 2017 & 2019; 95 lasted more than a day

March 06, 2020 11:41 am

There were at least 147 instances over these three years for which there is no data on the duration of the shutdowns as there is lack of any form of communication on these blockades.

Here is the full list of 153 websites you can access in Jammu and Kashmir now

January 19, 2020 1:12 pm

List of Websites Accessible in Jammu and Kashmir: Divided into 10 sections, the list of websites has names of four email services, including Gmail and Outlook, 15 banking websites, including RBI, J&K Bank, PayPal and Western Union, three employment websites, 38 educational websites, including that of five J&K-based universities and Wikipedia.

Oppn hails SC ruling on J&K: Understood pulse of people

January 11, 2020 1:26 am

Welcoming the directions, Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the entire country had been waiting for it.

‘Internet shutdowns have come to Delhi... we told you so’

December 20, 2019 1:07 pm

Protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019: This was the first time time that internet and all telecommunications services were suspended in the national capital. All voice communications, mobile internet and SMS were shut down for several hours in some parts in light of the protests.

People’s Daily article on Net shutdowns in India: ‘Internet cannot be independent of sovereignty’

December 19, 2019 5:04 am

Citing India’s example of shutting down the internet in Assam and Meghalaya to control protests, the commentary noted, “It means that shutting down the internet in a state of emergency should be standard practice for sovereign countries.”