IT Act 66A

Police Suspended For Inaction In Kerala Woman Suicide Over Obscene Facebook Posts

A 27-year-old housewife from Kerala hanged herself on Sunday night after local police failed to act against obscene Facebook posts made on her by a neighbour. An IBN Live report now states that the Sub Inspector of Cheranallor police station has been [...]

BJP Activist Sandeep Bhalla Booked Under Section 66A For Morphing Pics Of Sonia Gandhi On Facebook

“The rules for social media are same, what applies offline also applies online,” shared Milind Deora during his recent Google Hangout. Same has been applied for a BJP activist who has been booked in Jalandhar for his Facebook activities. According to [...]

After Prism, India’s CMS Is Criticized By International NGO Human Rights Watch

Right now the world’s most developed and liberal economy, the US is facing the wrath of free speech supporters. Last week we saw Guardian breaking possibly 2013’s biggest news that The National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of [...]

Jaya Vindhayal, GS Of PUCL Arrested For Objectionable Post On Facebook. Arrests Made Under IT Act 66A While There Is A PIL Pending

I am no law student but vouch for Internet freedom. In the last one year I have developed a fair amount of knowledge on the IT Act 66A, thanks to our officials who have misused the length and breadth of it. The recent case that has come under the belt [...]

Man From Agra Arrested For Communal And Inflammatory Post On Facebook

2013 witnesses more arrests over Facebook posts. According to NDTV, Sanjay Chowdhary a resident of Dayalbagh, an Agra suburb was arrested late on Monday. The arrest has been made due to his Facebook posts that are being considered as “communal and [...]

Booked For Sharing Cartoons Of Mamata Banerjee On Facebook

According to a news reported by IBNLive, a college student in Kolkata has been booked for sharing anti cartoons of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on his Facebook account. The police complaint was initiated by the Trinamool Congress Chhatra Parishad i.e. [...]