MPs of India: Support the Annulment Motion to Protect Internet Freedom #stopitrules
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MPs of India: Support the Annulment Motion to Protect Internet Freedom #stopitrules

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Government has enacted laws that gives it a free pass to censor our Facebook posts, listen to every Skype conversation we have, monitor our tweets or blogs or access private photographs and documents we store online, or track our location using our mobile phones or surveil all of your online activity.

Tell your government that they cannot use vaguely defined laws and loopholes to take away your freedom of speech and expression.

On 11th April 2011, the Government notified the new Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 prescribing various guiding principles to be observed by all internet related companies. These rules will

1. Lead to a clamp down on the freedom of speech and expression enshrined in the Constitution of India by providing for a system of censorship / self-censorship by private parties; 

2. Adversely affect the right to privacy of citizens by allowing Government agencies to access their information; 

3. Will severely hamper the growth of internet penetration in India, and consequently lead to a slowdown of economic growth;

4. Limit the growth of various IT related industries and services (in particular cyber cafes, search engines and bloggers).

In addition, mandatory data retention would force your Internet Service Provider to create vast and expensive new databases of sensitive information about you. That information would then be available to the government, in secret and without any court oversight.

Sh. P. Rajeeve , Hon'ble Member of the Rajya sabha has moved an annulment motion to get these rules abolished. We need at least 100,000 signatures to urge all other MPs to support this motion.

Sign this petition to "SAVE YOUR VOICE". Government wants to use the threat of " national security" or "public morality" to undermine our digital rights. Tell your lawmakers that we won’t stand for censorship, monitoring or dangerous, unsupervised information sharing in this law or any law like it.

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    • KRISHNA PACHEGONKER-HATOTE AURANGABAD, INDIA
      • over 2 years ago

      is it not a violation of our democractic right?

      discourse discussion are the prerequisite of democracy.

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    • santosh kumar M HYDERABAD, INDIA
      • over 2 years ago

      i am unable to open my online video sites. i really hate this blocking of sites by court.

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    • Akshat Singh NOIDA, INDIA
      • over 2 years ago

      The internet has made the citizens soo informed, that it has scared the government. These people need to understand that introducing such laws wldnt stop this, it wll only raise questions in the minds of the citizens and make them more suspicious of the government...

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    • Pradeep Vaishy NAVIMUMBAI, INDIA
      • over 2 years ago

      No can can take birth right of a person.

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    • Sai Kumar CHENNAI, INDIA
      • over 2 years ago

      For Freedom!

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