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Blog Entry Contestations of Data, ECJ Safe Harbor Ruling and Lessons for India
by Jyoti Panday published Oct 14, 2015 — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
The European Court of Justice has invalidated a European Commission decision, which had previously concluded that the 'Safe Harbour Privacy Principles' provide adequate protections for European citizens’ privacy rights for the transfer of personal data between European Union and United States. The inadequacies of the framework is not news for the European Commission and action by ECJ has been a long time coming. The ruling raises important questions about how the claims of citizenship are being negotiated in the context of the internet, and how increasingly the contestations of personal data are being employed in the discourse.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Workshop on Big Data in India: Benefits, Harms, and Human Rights (Delhi, October 01)
by Vanya Rakesh published Sep 20, 2016 last modified Sep 28, 2016 05:53 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
CIS welcomes you to participate in the workshop we are organising on Saturday, October 01 at India Habitat Centre, Delhi, to discuss benefits, harms, and human rights implications of big data technologies, and explore potential research questions. A quick RSVP will be much appreciated.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Digital Security for Journalists
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 09, 2017 — filed under: ,
Pranesh Prakash conducted two workshops on consecutive days, February 2 and 3, 2017 in Mumbai. The first one organized by IndiaSpend was held in their office. The second one organized by a fellow with the International Center Journalists was held in the Hindustan Times office.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Workshop on Digital Security for Journalists
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 15, 2015 — filed under: , ,
The Foundation for Media Professionals and the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) are jointly hosting a workshop on 'Digital Security for Journalists' in New Delhi on January 16, 2015.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Blog Entry Comments on the Report of the Committee on Digital Payments (December 2016)
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay and Amber Sinha published Jan 12, 2017 last modified Jan 12, 2017 12:32 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
The Committee on Digital Payments constituted by the Ministry of Finance and chaired by Ratan P. Watal, Principal Advisor, NITI Aayog, submitted its report on the "Medium Term Recommendations to Strengthen Digital Payments Ecosystem" on December 09, 2016. The report was made public on December 27, and comments were sought from the general public. Here are the comments submitted by the Centre for Internet and Society.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Digital Security Workshop for Journalists
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 06, 2015 last modified Mar 08, 2015 05:25 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society and the Mumbai Press Club are jointly organizing a workshop for journalists on February 7, 2015, from 9.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. at Mumbai Press Club, Azad Maidan.
Located in Internet Governance / Events