Category : digital freedom
Are India’s internet laws ready for the digital age?
The Global Network Initiative and the Internet and Mobile Association of India have launched an interactive slide show exploring how India's internet and technology laws are holding back economic innovation and freedom of expression.
India’s social media “peace force”
Indians have organised online to stop social media postings looking to incite communal tension. Will it work, and is it a threat to free expression? Mahima Kaul reports
Brazil: Digital access and inclusion
Brazil is the world’s second-biggest user of both Facebook and Twitter, with already 65 million Facebook users and 41.2 million tweeters and counting.
Brazil: Towards an internet “bill of rights”
When it comes to the internet, Brazil is a conundrum. On the one hand it is among the top requesters to Google and other internet firms for content takedowns. On the other hand, Brazil has passed a progressive law -- Marco Civil -- putting it on a footing to be one of the world leaders on internet freedom.