September 08, 2022 2:41 am
The current mechanism to issue internet shutdown orders causes “significant inconvenience to local public at large”, said the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) in a letter to the government. Telecom operators Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio are members of the IAMAI, which also counts Big Tech companies like Google, Meta and Apple as its members.
August 29, 2022 3:47 pm
ssam Police said Section 144 of CrPC has been promulgated in and around the examination venues for all the three days in order to hold the examination in "free, fair and transparent manner".
July 03, 2022 7:55 am
According to the Software Freedom Law Center, since 2012 there have been 665 Internet shutdowns in India to date.
April 29, 2022 1:32 am
There were at least 182 documented internet shutdowns during 2021in 34 countries, as against 159 documented across 29 nations in 2020, as per the report.
February 19, 2022 4:29 pm
As Russian threats escalate, Ukraine could face the prospect of internet shutdowns.
January 11, 2022 12:57 am
These internet shutdowns impacted 59.1 million people across the country.
December 04, 2021 8:59 pm
In 2019 and 2020 alone, Internet and allied services remained suspended in India for more than 13,000 hours, with as many as 164 instances of shutdowns being enforced.
November 17, 2021 7:38 am
A meeting of the IT panel, headed by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, on Tuesday is learnt to have adopted two reports — one on internet shutdowns, and the other on ethical standards in media. The reports will be tabled in Parliament during the winter session beginning November 29.
February 01, 2021 2:20 pm
The suspension is effective from 11 pm of January 31 to 11 pm of February 2.
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.