Tag: Free Speech

The 2021 IT Rules: Do They Bark Or Do They Bite?

The IT Rules, 2021 may also impact the free flow of marginalised voices that non-profit organisations strive to promote online.

In the Digital Age, Here’s How Encryption is Protecting Your Privacy

“It iz neither fanciful nor an exaggeration to say that, without encryption tools, lives may be endangered.” -- Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High...

Of Untold Stories, Freedom of Speech and Bloomsbury India’s Reaction

Understanding the Context This September, Bloomsbury India was set to publish Delhi Riots 2020: The Untold Story, a book which claims to be a factual...

Criminal Defamation Amidst #MeToo: a Necessary Evil or an Anti-Democratic Tool?

Understanding the Context For the past century, freedom of speech has been popularly identified as a hallmark of any strong liberal democracy. In a political...

Silencing Talkies – India’s Politicised Film Censorship

Co-created by Ashni Acharya and Kartik Sundar  In the face of a rapidly expanding call for swaraj during the 1900s, the British Raj heavily censored...