Crackdown only on child pornography, no plan to ban adult porn sites: Govt to SC
Crackdown only on child pornography, no plan to ban adult porn sites: Govt to SC

The Central government has no plans to prevent citizens from watching pornography in private, it has told the Supreme Court.

Facebook musters users voice to defend Internet.Org in India
Facebook musters users voice to defend Internet.Org in India

Facebook is mustering support of its users in India to defend its platform Internet.Org, with just a week left for public comments on a DoT panel's report, which says free Internet services like that of the social network's violate net neutrality principle.

Porn ban: New order vague, cannot be implemented, say ISPs

Internet service providers (ISPs) have said that that they cannot follow Centre's directive to allow adult websites that do not carry child pornography.

Govt reviews porn ban order, blocks only child pornography-related websites
Govt reviews porn ban order, blocks only child pornography-related websites

A day after the government had ordered blocking of 857 porn websites, it is doing a rethink and planning to block only those sites which serve child pornography.

Watching porn: Mizoram tops list; Delhi at 2nd spot, Maharashtra 4th
Watching porn: Mizoram tops list; Delhi at 2nd spot, Maharashtra 4th

While most of us don't openly talk about porn and sex, the words itself attract the attention of almost everyone across the globe.

Govt blocks over 800 porn websites – complete list
Govt blocks over 800 porn websites – complete list

The Union government has banned more than 800 websites showcasing pornography and has asked telecom operators and internet service providers (ISPs) to block these.

Govt doesn't want you to even watch porn in private, blocks over 800 sites
Govt doesn't want you to even watch porn in private, blocks over 800 sites

The government has asked telecom operators and internet service providers (ISPs) to block more than 800 porn websites, according to sources.

Blocking sites of app-based taxis won't solve problem: Bharti

AAP MLA Somnath Bharti on Thursday differed with his party-led government in Delhi on the issue of blocking websites of app-based taxi operators, saying "blocking the sites are not solution".

Block websites of Uber, Ola Cabs in Delhi: DoT orders ISPs
Block websites of Uber, Ola Cabs in Delhi: DoT orders ISPs

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have been asked to block the websites of taxi operators Uber, TaxiForSure and Ola Cabs by the Department of Telecom (DoT).

'Licence regime for OTTs to result in negative consequences'

Bringing over-the-top (OTT) players like WhatsApp and Skype under a licensing regime will result in "negative unforeseen consequences" for technology start-ups and ecosystem, Internet service providers have said.

Go for 'same services same rules', Internet body to TRAI

  Internet service providers' body ISPAI has suggested that regulator TRAI adopt 'same services same rule' to define Net Neutrality while agreeing that there should be no discrimination in accessing the Internet in terms of pricing or speed.

Net Neutrality: All that you need to know
Net Neutrality: All that you need to know

The expression "network neutrality" was coined by American academic Tim Wu in his paper Network Neutrality, Broadband Discrimination that came out in 2003 and he then popularised the concept.

Flipkart pledges support to Net Neutrality, pulls out of Airtel Zero
Flipkart pledges support to Net Neutrality, pulls out of Airtel Zero

As India raises its voice to ensure equal Internet access for all, online retailer Flipkart has pulled out of its partnership with Airtel Zero platform following backlash against the firm on social media.

UK ISPs begin battle against online piracy
UK ISPs begin battle against online piracy

Internet Service Providers in the United Kingdom have begun blocking access to many of the biggest sharing sites that carry illegal content, as per the orders of a high court. 

Tougher Internet rules hit US cable, telecom companies

US regulators on Thursday imposed the toughest rules yet on Internet service providers, aiming to ensure fair treatment of all web traffic through their networks.

SC notice to Centre on plea of Internet & Mobile Association

The Supreme Court Friday sought a response from the Centre on a plea alleging that the internet service providers, without being heard, are forced by the government to remove "objectionable" contents posted on their websites by third parties.

ISPs facing difficulties in blocking certain websites: Govt

Internet service providers (ISPs) are facing difficulties in blocking certain websites, which carry sensitive content, Parliament was informed today.

Can`t block pornographic sites on our own: ISPs tell SC

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) told Supreme Court that it is practically and technically impossible for them to block pornographic sites without orders from court and government.

Govt bans 39 pornographic sites

The Indian government has issued an order to ban several pornographic websites.