Statements

Open Letter to KITE CEO on Forcing Teachers Students and Parents to Use WhatsApp

June 17, 2020

Introduction This is an open letter to Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE - https://kite.kerala.gov.in/) CEO from Free Software Community of India (FSCI - https://fsci.


Statement on Arogya Setu Source Code Release under Apache License

June 1, 2020

Background: In a country where there is a stated policy on adoption of Free Software (sometimes called as open source), it is rather surprising that a public application supported, promoted, and partially mandated by the government is not Free Software from the very inception.


Reclaim Freedom & Privacy - An Open Letter to Organizations

May 24, 2020

As a follow up of the letter by Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF) on Arogya Setu and protection of privcay, autonomy and dignity of workers during COVID-19 outbreak, IFF organized a conference call on May 21st.


Arogya Sethu & Protection of privacy, autonomy and dignity of workers during COVID-19 outbreak

May 13, 2020

FSCI endorses the letter of representation against Mandatory Use of Aarogya Setu to protect privacy, autonomy and dignity of workers during COVID-19 outbreak, originally drafted by Internet Freedom Foundation.


Sprinklr controversy in Kerala and our response

April 29, 2020

“The Government has adopted the Free and Open source technologies as one of the basic guiding principles and shall strive for the promotion and adoption of the same.