FSCI's statement on banning of Free Software apps like Element and Briar

May 6, 2023


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Update on 15 May 2023: Several media outlets, rights groups and Free Software projects have published articles based on this writeup to spread the word.

Prav App Project: Challenging the Monopoly of WhatsApp

April 9, 2022

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PravApp project is a plan to get a lot of people to invest small amounts to run an interoperable messaging service that is easier to join and discover contacts.

Use F-Droid App Store For Freedom and Privacy in Android phones

January 18, 2022

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We have been emphasizing the importance of Free Software (software which gives users freedom to use, study, modify and share) for years now and the problems with nonfree/proprietary software.

Invitation for Webinar on June 13: Better Than Zoom and Google Meet

June 2, 2021

By : Arun Mathai S.K.

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Hi all, We are going to conduct a webinar to discuss video conferencing solutions (specifically Jitsi Meet). Now, you may ask isn’t a webinar an overkill?

FSCI challenges new Intermediary Rules, 2021, in the High Court of Kerala

April 15, 2021

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FSCI has challenged Part II of the Intermediary Rules, 2021 with the help of SFLC India to declare these rules as unconstitutional.

Reclaim privacy in instant messaging with Free Software and choice of service providers

February 17, 2021

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Free Software Foundation of India released a comparison of different messaging apps and services a few weeks ago. When compared to centralized services like WhatsApp and Telegram, services like Matrix and XMPP which respects users’ freedom (as a user or as a community) and does not lead to vendor lock-in are better according to FSF India.

Reclaim Freedom & Privacy - An Open Letter to Organizations

May 24, 2020

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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.