29 September 2012

India And Kyrgyzstan Ramp Up Internet Monitoring And Censorship Efforts

Techdirt has written about earlier moves by India to block Web sites and censor Twitter accounts. The central concern seems to be that inflammatory online activity might stoke or provoke local outbreaks of violence of the kind seen recently in Assam. Now The Times of India is reporting that the Indian government wants to go further, and actively monitor who's saying what by setting up a new agency: 

On Techdirt.

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