The future of the internet depends on you

The future of the internet depends on you: In this article Andreas Reventlow writes about the role that new participants can play in human rights advocacy for internet policymaking, now that these processes have become more accessible to non-experts. These reflections also provide a timely introduction to the next public event in the Defending Human…

Digital India for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development

Digital India for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development: Indian government has been facilitating this trend with a number of schemes and retro-measures. To weed out black money and corruption from public life, Government has been leveraging digital transaction ecosystem. By December 2017 all government agencies would adopt digital way of transacting to ensure inclusive growth.…

Social media ban in Kashmir affects citizens’ fundamental rights, says UN report

Social media ban in Kashmir affects citizens’ fundamental rights, says UN report: The United Nations Human Rights Commission on Thursday demanded that India “immediately end its ban” on social media networks and on mobile internet services in Jammu and Kashmir. Quoting two UN human rights experts, the report says the restrictions take away citizens’ freedom…