Monthly Archives: December 2014

66A of India’s IT Act – Trying to Control Legitimate Free Online Speech

There have been a number of controversies in the last couple of years about the ambiguous use of Section 66A of the modified Indian Information Technology Act, 2000. Professor Ambikesh Mahapatra was arrested under this section, couple of years back, for using Facebook to forward caricatures of Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee. A Twitter case … read more