Big Tech Monopoly over Internet: Think India invites article on “Freedom of Speech” by Nov 30

By : |November 18, 2020 0

Think India is a pan-India organization established to bring together the best talent of the country and to infuse in them a ‘Nation-First’ attitude. The organization seeks to develop solution-based thinking and inspire young India to serve society. It also manifests progressive collaborations between the young, creative minds from national institutes like IITs, IIMs, NLUs and others.

Think India Punjab is the regional chapter of the Organization. It conducts numerous student-centric activities (across campuses in Punjab). These include Study circles, informal discussions, “Once Campus, One Problem, One Solution”, Workshops, Conferences, Seminars, etc. Think India Punjab invites blogs on the idea of “Developments in the Right to Freedom of Speech Around the World”

Who can participate?

The Editorial Board of Abhivyakti, an editorial initiative of Think India invites blog posts from students/research scholars enrolled in any UG/PG/PhD course, academicians associated with any educational institution (University/College), professionals across various fields practising around the world.

Topics

• Free Speech vs Hate Speech: Is the idea of ‘Liberté’ under threat?
• The right to write: Freedom of Press Scenario with regards to recent developments in Maharashtra
• Big Tech’s Monopoly over the Internet: Can Twitter and Facebook be held responsible for curtailing free speech?

The theme is not restrictive in nature, author(s) can explore a plethora of sub-themes directly or indirectly associated with the theme.

Points you need to remember

Think India allows Co-Authorship to a maximum of two authors. But registration is mandatory for participation. Thus, you can register through this link.

Further, you need to submit the 1000-1200 words blog in English, only. The work submitted should be original (plag < 15%) and unpublished. The body of the submission (including title) must be in the format as specified. [Font: Times New Roman, Size: 12, Line-Spacing: 1.5, Justified]. Also, the submission must contain endnotes wherever required. All endnotes must be in the format as specified. [Font: Times New Roman, Size: 10, Line-Spacing: 1.5, Justified].

The citation style must be in conformation with The Bluebook, A Uniform System of Citation (19th/20th Ed). Further, the submission e-mail must contain the following:

Name of the author(s)
Designation
Email Id
Phone Number
Institute
Programme Enrolled
Year of Study

All submissions must be mailed at abhivyakti.thinkindia@gmail.com with the subject line “Blog Submission for Abhivyakti 3.0” on or before 30th November 2020 [11:59 PM].

All the submissions shall be typed and submitted only in Doc/Docx format. No other submissions shall be entertained. For the purposes of a fair assessment process, the document shall not contain any personally identifiable information.

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