BY Mir Ubaid| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |18/09/2013
Gmail is the most widely used email service provider in the world. But once you log on, you can kiss your online privacy goodbye,
BY Mir Ubaid| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |05/07/2013
Your personal information, data that you may store in your email, cloud storage, video calls you make through Skype, Google, Yahoo or Apple are all accessible to spying programmes such as PRISM.
BY Mir Ubaid| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |08/02/2013
Media coverage of the fracas over the Kashmiri girl band has eclipsed other serious violations of freedom of expression in the Valley,
BY Mir Ubaid| IN CENSORSHIP |08/02/2013
Media coverage of the fracas over the Kashmiri girl band has eclipsed other serious violations of freedom of expression in the Valley,
BY Mir Ubaid| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |14/09/2012
Could the government have been more transparent? How can websites defend themselves against a govt ban?
BY Mir Ubaid| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |14/09/2012
Should the government provide the list of blocked sites and links? How should we deal with online hate speech?
BY Mir Ubaid| IN CENSORSHIP |19/01/2012
On January 18th, thousands of websites went dark to protest against two US bills that threaten online security and freedom of expression.
BY Mir Ubaid| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |30/10/2011
Entrapped by a sting operation earlier this month, the Herald and its editor are protesting their innocence. The local journalist who conducted the sting has complained to the Press Council, and the Goa Union of journalists is calling for action aga
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The Hindu  reports that  writer S Hareesh has withdrawn his novel Meesha which was being serialised in Mathrubhumi Weekly after threats from organisations of the Sangh Parivar. They also vandalised an exhibition organised by Mathrubhumi books in Kochi in protest. They found portions of a dialogue between two characters in the novel objectionable. The Mathrubhumi Weekly editor tweeted that literature was being mob lynched.                                

ET reports that the Congress party will  have a hyperlocal social media strategy for the forthcoming state elections. It says the Congress social media cell has "identified block level social media warriors" who will give feedback on community level issues to the party's social media  war room. Such as which local temples  with a particular caste following the Congress state unit chief should visit, or in which areas farm loan waiver schemes are going badly, giving the Congress an issue to raise.                    
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