66A Zombies continue to menace Free Speech on the Internet #ZombieTracker

Tl;dr Last week a flurry of complaints were filed against news anchor Arnab Goswami for, amongst other things, “inciting communal hatred” under various provisions of the IPC and also included, was a charge under the now defunct  Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (IT Act). S. 66A  of the IT act has been struck down, by the Supreme Court, as unconstitutional in 2015. However, despite repeated directions by the SC, that all pending cases under S. 66A be closed and also that no fresh charges may be registered, the provision continues to be invoked across the country.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://internetfreedom.in/66a-zombies-continue-to-menace-free-speech-on-the-internet/