- Feb 23, 2021
- 8 min
The Question of Cyber Sovereignty
India’s pursuit of cyber sovereignty will likely define the next decade. The ban of Tik Tok along with 59 other Chinese-made applications is likely the first step in what is going to be a decade long process of asserting Indian Cyber Sovereignty. While the immediate prompt for the ban was to impose costs on China for its intrusions in Ladakh and elsewhere, the action was later followed by another ban on 43 other Chinese-made applications, then a tiff with Twitter over Freedom
- Jun 30, 2020
- 2 min
The Great Indian Cyber wall?
The Government’s decision to block 59 ‘Chinese’ applications in India has prompted an assorted set of responses. The ban comes on the heels of the continued build up of Indian and Chinese Forces in Ladakh. The direct consequences of the ban on apps as a response to the threat to territorial integrity notwithstanding, it prompts the question of sovereignty in cyberspace or internet sovereignty. This question of “cyberspace sovereignty should be considered in the context of Th