What is Net Neutrality and Save The Internet: Explained

With internet freedom on the brink of facing extinction, the social media is abuzz with trending hashtags like #NetNeutrality and #SaveTheInternet. In the present scenario, at the time when Internet has become an integral and incredible part of one’s life, the Internet Service Providers are trying to control the online traffic. As many netizens continue…

Goa to install monitoring system to track terrorist landings

Goa is considering installing a monitoring system which will track suspicious activities off shore including possible terrorist landings and under sea movements, a government report said. The Goa State Oil Spill Disaster Contingency Plan which was released recently, spoke about installation of Vessel Traffic and Port Management System (VTPMS) which will monitor various activities including “terrorist landings and suspicious movements under sea.”…

Surveillance rises, privacy retreats

Considered to be a low-surveillance nation, India needs to act fast to prevent it from encroaching on privacy WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden have, at considerable personal cost, revealed how surveillance has eroded the private space in a world driven by digital technology. In India, the extent…

State board says start e-learning from Class 5

The Maharashtra State Secondary and Higher Secondary School Principals Association (MSSHSSPA) has written to the Maharashtra State Bureau of Textbooks to include more of e-learning in the curriculum of class 5, which will be changing from the coming academic year. Pointing out to the need to making the class 5 curriculum more practical and at…

Quality education remains a mirage in Phungyar

Quality or meaningful education still remains a mirage, something inaccessible in many interior areas of Ukhrul district such as Nongman, Sorde, Kumram and Patbung. Shortage of teaching staff and teachers’ absenteeism are the two biggest and most common problems afflicting school education in these areas as observed by a joint team of ICHAM volunteers and…

Freedom To Tweet

The Implications of Shreya Singhal v. Union of India for Intermediaries and Internet Users The Internet should be the virtual equivalent of a public park or a town square, where robust (and often fiery) public debate should be expected, encouraged and protected, and it is not just ordinary users that feel this way. The intermediaries…