Pornography: Soon, parental censorship to ensure kids safety online

Pornography: Soon, parental censorship to ensure kids safety online

Under the new plan, consumers can choose to opt for the control on a daily, weekly or monthly basis as with any other value-added service.

Ex-telecom secretary Farooqui appointed Broadband Forum Chairman

Former telecom secretary M F Farooqui has replaced Shyamal Ghosh and has become a Chairman of Broadband India Forum (BIF) that aims to boost broadband services and infrastructure in the country

SMS-based investment scams: Sebi seeks help from telcos, banks

SMS-based investment scams: Sebi seeks help from telcos, banks

Concerned over a spurt in investment scams perpetrated through SMSes, WhatasApp and social media, Sebi has beefed up its surveillance on such platforms and is seeking greater cooperation from the mobile and internet service providers, as well as banks, to nail the culprits.

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.

100.76 mn broadband subscribers in India till April

The top five service providers constituted a 83.40 percent market share of the total broadband subscribers at the end of April 2015, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said.

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).

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

The Department of Telecom (DoT) has issued a letter to Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block websites of taxi operators Uber, TaxiForSure and Ola Cabs, following a request from the Delhi government.

'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.