Centre for Internet & Society

Essentials of building internet tools for inclusion Mar 06, 2017 from 02:30 PM to 03:30 PM Valencia, Spain, by Prasad Krishna
A talk jointly proposed by Chinmayi SK and Rohini Lakshané was selected for the Internet Freedom Festival held at Valencia, Spain from March 6 to 10, 2017. The talk held on March 6, 2017 was jointly organized by Random Hacks of Kindness, The Bachchao Project, and the Centre for Internet and Society.
Rankathon on Digital Rights (Delhi, January 08) Jan 08, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM CIS Office, First floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, near G Block market, New Delhi, 110016, by Amber Sinha
Please join us on Sunday, January 08, at the CIS office in Hauz Khas, Delhi, for a rankathon to visualise, and contribute to the findings of the Ranking Digital Rights study, and critique the underlying methodology. The event will begin at 10:00 in the morning and participants can focus on one or more of three kinds of tasks: 1) visualising the CIS and Ranking Digital Rights data, 2) evaluating additional companies using the RDR methodology, and 3) evaluating the RDR methodology and its suitability for independent use.
Discussion on Ranking Digital Rights in India (Delhi, January 07) Jan 07, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 05:00 PM India Islamic Cultural Centre, 87-88, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, 110003, by Amber Sinha
Towards developing an understanding of how Indian ICT companies are recognising and upholding digital rights of their users, and to raise public awareness about the same, the Center for Internet and Society (CIS), with the support of Privacy International, has studied 8 Indian ICT companies, using the same methodology as the 2015 Corporate Accountability Index, to gain greater insight into company practices and initiate public dialogues. Please join us on Saturday, January 07, at the India Islamic Cultural Centre, New Delhi, for a presentation of our findings followed by an open structured discussion on the methodology and implications of the study.
Multistakeholder Consultation on Encryption Dec 17, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 04:30 PM TERI-Bengaluru, 4th Main, Domlur II Stage, Bengaluru - 560 071, Karnataka, by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) in collaboration with ORF and Takshashila Institution is organizing a Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on Encryption on December 17, 2016 at TERI in Bengaluru.
Workshop on Democratic Accountability in the Digital Age (Delhi, November 14-15) from Nov 14, 2016 09:00 AM to Nov 15, 2016 08:00 PM United Service Institution of India, Delhi, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
IT for Change, along with Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF), Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS) and National Campaign for People’s Right to Information (NCPRI), is organising a two day workshop on ‘Democratic Accountability in the Digital Age’. The workshop will focus on evolving a comprehensive policy approach to data based governance and digital democracy, grounded in a rights and social justice framework. It will be held at the United Service Institution of India, Delhi, during November 14-15, 2016. The CIS team to participate in the workshop includes Sumandro Chattapadhyay (speaker), Amber Sinha (speaker), Vanya Rakesh (participant), and Himadri Chatterjee (participant).
Workshop on 'Privacy after Big Data' (Delhi, November 12) Nov 12, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 05:30 PM Centre for the Study of Developing Societies 29, Rajpur Road, Civil Lines, Delhi 110054, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) and the Sarai programme, CSDS, invite you to a workshop on 'Privacy after Big Data: What Changes? What should Change?' on Saturday, November 12. This workshop aims to build a dialogue around some of the key government-led big data initiatives in India and elsewhere that are contributing significant new challenges and concerns to the ongoing debates on the right to privacy. It is an open event. Please register to participate.
Workshop on Big Data in India: Benefits, Harms, and Human Rights (Delhi, October 01) Oct 01, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM The Maple Room, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, 110003, by Vanya Rakesh
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.
UIDAI and Welfare Services: Exclusion and Countermeasures (Bangalore, August 27) Aug 27, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM Institution of Agricultural Technologists No. 15, Queen’s Road, Bangalore, 560052, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) invites you to a one day workshop, on Saturday, August 27, 2016, to discuss, raise awareness of, and devise countermeasures to exclusion due to implementation of UID-based verification for and distribution of welfare services. We look forward to making this a forum for knowledge exchange and a learning opportunity for our friends and colleagues.
Stand up for Digital Rights Jul 29, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, First Floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, Delhi 110016, by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) invites you to a discussion on a set of Recommendations for Ethical Research, a report on human rights and private online intermediaries which describes key areas where such actors have responsibilities. The discussion is on coming Friday, July 29, 2016 at the Centre for Internet & Society's Delhi office from 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Stand up for Digital Rights Jun 15, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM Centre for Internet & Society, No. 194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071, by Elonnai Hickok
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) invites you to a discussion on a set of recommendations for Ethical Tech, a report on human rights and private online intermediaries which describes key areas where such actors have responsibilities. The event will be held at CIS office in Bangalore on June 15, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Understanding Aadhaar and its New Challenges, May 26-27, 2016 from May 26, 2016 09:30 AM to May 27, 2016 04:00 PM by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
A workshop on “Understanding Aadhaar and its New Challenges” is being organised by the Centre for Studies in Science Policy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and the Centre for Internet and Society, during May 26-27. It is also supported by the Centre for Communication Governance at NLU Delhi, Free Software Movement of India, Knowledge Commons, PEACE, and Center for Advancement of Public Understanding of Science & Technology. This is a legal and technical workshop to be attended by various key researchers and practitioners to discuss the current status of the implementation of the project, in the context of the passing of the Act and the various ongoing cases.
Public Debate on 'Differential Pricing': Series 3 Feb 05, 2016 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM Maple Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road near Air Force Bal Bharti School, New Delhi - 110003, by Vidushi Marda
The Centre for Internet and Society, in association with ICRIER and the Department of Civics and Politics, University of Mumbai, is pleased to announce “A Series of Public Debates on Differential Pricing” in the cities of Bangalore, Mumbai and New Delhi. The third public debate will be held at India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road near Air Force Bal Bharti School, New Delhi on February 5, 2016.
Public Debate on 'Differential Pricing': Series 2 Feb 03, 2016 from 03:30 PM to 05:30 PM Pherozeshah Mehta Bhavan, Vidyanagari, Kalina, Mumbai - 400098, by Vidushi Marda
The Centre for Internet and Society, in association with ICRIER and the Department of Civics and Politics, University of Mumbai, is pleased to announce “A Series of Public Debates on Differential Pricing” in the cities of Bangalore, Mumbai and New Delhi. The second public debate will be held at Pherozeshah Mehta Bhavan, Vidyanagari, Kalina, Mumbai on February 3, 2016.
Public Debate on 'Differential Pricing': Series 1 Feb 01, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, No.194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (Near to TERI Complex and Domlur Club), by Vidushi Marda
The Centre for Internet and Society, in association with ICRIER and the Department of Civics and Politics, University of Mumbai, is pleased to announce “A Series of Public Debates on Differential Pricing” in the cities of Bangalore, Mumbai and New Delhi. The first public debate will be held at the Centre for Internet & Society office in Bangalore on February 1, 2016.
Big Data and Governance in India Jan 23, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, No.194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (Near to TERI Complex and Domlur Club), by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is happy to invite you to a discussion on the role of Big Data in governance in India with a focus on Digital India, UID Scheme and Smart Cities Mission in India on January 23, 2016 at CIS office in Bangalore from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Network Neutrality Regulation across South Asia: A Roundtable on Aspects of Differential Pricing Jan 22, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM The Energy Resources Institute, Domlur, Bangalore - 560071, by Prasad Krishna
The Centre of Internet and Society (CIS) in association with Observer Research Foundation, and IT For Change in collaboration with the Annenberg School for Communications at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a roundtable on ‘Network Neutrality Regulation Across South Asia: Aspects of Differential Pricing” that will take place on January 22, 2016 from 11.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. at TERI in Bangalore.
Net Neutrality across South Asia Dec 12, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) and the Observer Research Foundation in association with Centre for Global Communication Studies, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennnsylvania and Internet Policy Observatory is organizing this event at the Observer Research Foundation's office in New Delhi from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on December 12, 2015.
Bangalore Chapter Meet - DSCI Dec 01, 2015 from 02:30 PM to 05:30 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, No.194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (Near to TERI Complex and Domlur Club), by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is glad to host the Bangalore Chapter Meet of DSCI on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, from 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Big Data in the Global South International Workshop from Nov 16, 2015 08:30 AM to Nov 17, 2015 05:00 PM Hotel Windsor Florida, Rua Ferreira Viana, Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, by Prasad Krishna
Institute for Technology and Society of Rio de Janeiro welcomes you to an international workshop on Big Data at Hotel Windsor Florida, Rua Ferreira Viana, Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on November 16 and 17, 2015. Open Society Foundations and British Embassy Brasilia are sponsors for the event. The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is a research partner. Sunil Abraham, Pranesh Prakash and Vipul Kharbanda will be speaking at this event.
Communication Rights in the Age of Digital Technology Oct 30, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM Deck Suite Hall, 5th Floor, Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, Near Air Force Bal Bharti School, New Delhi - 110003, by rakesh
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) invites you to a conference to discuss the evolution of privacy and surveillance in India on Friday, October 30, 2015 at Deck Suite Hall, 5th Floor, Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, Near Air Force Bal Bharti School, New Delhi - 110003, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.