DEF held a consultative meeting on Internet Rights project with APC-IMPACT Advisory Committee members, think-tank and academic institutions, independent consultants, staff at European Union and civil society groups. The objective of the consultative meeting was present the secondary research conducted around the Frank La Rue Framework concerning Freedom of Expression online in India.
DEF research team explained the country-level research methodology and Frank La Rue framework to the members of the consultation. It included a preliminary mapping of laws, policies and cases of violations around the checklist factors in India. Based on the preliminary research, consultation will be followed by one-on-one meetings with experts, email and phone interviews and survey research across the 100 DEF’s Community Information Research Centres across India.