The protest against Internet censorship was organised by the Free Software Movement of Karnataka (FSMK), in collaboration with the Software Freedom Law Centre. The performances, singing and short speeches delivered by students and bloggers culminated in a candle light vigil here.
- Getting rid of the Intermediary Rules, 2011 (iltb.net)
- Blog: What’s behind India’s Internet censorship? (globalfree.wordpress.com)
- Freedom in the Cage: Photos from a protest against internet censorship in Delhi (kafila.org)
- SAY NO TO INTERNET CENSORSHIP IN INDIA – Please sign the Online Petition (icrindia.wordpress.com)
- Indian Internet Censorship of the Day (geeks.thedailywh.at)
Raised voices against Internet censorship
STAFF REPORTER, The Hindu
It’s a regular day at the Parappana Agrahara prison in Bangalore. The media has arrived to interview high profile criminals held there. Among politicians accused of land grabbing and corruption, and industrialists, is a young boy. When asked what he had done to land up there, he says: “I blogged.” The media and other “high-profile” criminals scoff at him for not being “criminal enough”.
Over 100 people participated in the protests, including IT workers and students from engineering colleges here.
The protest was organised by the
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