Tagged: India

Then they came for whistleblowers 3

Then they came for whistleblowers

Today’s Salman Kurshid incident reminds me First they came for the communists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a communist. Then they came for the socialists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t...

Why I support Annulment of Intermediary Guidelines (Indian IT) Rules 1

Why I support Annulment of Intermediary Guidelines (Indian IT) Rules

CIS has a detailed blog post explaining why all of us who care about freedom of expression on the internet should support annulment motion by MP P. Rajeeve. You should actually read that blog post but the following are the most important points No chance to defend. There is no need to inform...

Right to Fight 0

Right to Fight

Well I have many reasons not to agree with Team Anna. But what I agree is their (or anybody’s) right to fight. Specially if its against a corrupt system. What raged me is tactics used by Government to kill the movement even before it started. And probably that is the reason I support...

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Open Data in India

These days my work mainly involves around government data (or the data that I assume govt should provide). You must have already seen the open data initiatives by both USA (Data.Gov) and UK(data.gov.uk) governments. I am not sure how good or the bad the data is but the initiative as such is a...