Advocacy

2023

In the civil society roundtable consultation organized by the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation on the India-EU Free Trade Agreement, IT for Change tabled some concerns about the proposed text on digital trade in the EU-India trade agreement.

You can read our submission here. 

2023

Abstract

Twitter, the social-networking platform which serves as a socio-political barometer, was recently purchased by Elon Musk, owner of Tesla. Musk has fired 50% of Twitter staff, toyed with its policies on registration and posts, making it an oligarch’s doll. Clearly the world needs a ‘global digital public town hall’  governed in…

2020

Working closely with the trade unions All India Gig Workers Union & Indian Federation of App-based Transport Workers, and the civil society organisations Aapti Institute, the Centre for Internet and Society, Tandem Research and TWN Trust, IT for Change co-drafted an input from the standpoint of platform and gig workers' rights for the…

2015

We organised a letter to Central Government to request that the PSS Central Institute of Vocational Education should withdraw the text books prepared using proprietary office suite and replace them with text books that use FOSS Office suite.

2014

We organised a letter to Central and State Governments to replace Windows XP, which has been declared obsolete by Microsoft, with a free and open operating system, such as the BOSS GNU/Linux operating system (from CDAC, GoI) or any other GNU/Linux operating system like Ubuntu

2012

The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has partnered with Microsoft Corporation to implement Cloud email for all its institutes. In their notification AICTE has mentioned that Microsoft Office 365 for Education will be compulsory for these institutes. Letter from educationists across India  to AICTE and MHRD to…