Articles by SFLC.in
The Haryana government in India ordered the suspension of internet services in the five districts of the state, in response to ongoing farmers’ protests.
SFLC.in chronicles the recent history of surveillance operations in India and its link to the Pegasus spyware issue. It asks the Indian government to clarify the relationship between security agencies and the Israeli NSO group.
SFLC.in identifies cases and trends of how censorship was carried out in India during the pandemic.
SFLC.in wrote a letter to the Jammu and Kashmir administration urging them to not impose an internet shutdown while India is in the middle of a deadly second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, since citizens need up to date and reliable health information.
The letter signed by 27 groups, including several IFEX members, emphasized that the communication restrictions have already caused immense damage to the citizens of Jammu and Kashmir.
SFLC.IN warns that the app collects personal information, some of which is sensitive personal data such as a person’s gender and travel history. The app claims to protect users but makes no guarantee how this will be made possible.
SFLC.IN, several civil society groups, and concerned citizens have sent a letter to the government urging the protection of personal data of individuals in the implementation of health measures during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.