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India sees biggest improvement in Internet freedom, says report

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 07, 2014 11:08 AM

Big stride ascribed to removal of restrictions imposed in 2013; globally, Internet freedom sees decline.

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Leave the Net Alone

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 07, 2014 04:12 AM

The Internet, like the air we breathe, has traditionally been neutral ground. Nobody is allowed to buy preferential treatment on the Internet.

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Game release cancelled over gay character

by Prasad Krishna last modified Nov 22, 2014 12:24 AM

Electronic Arts stops accepting preorders for Dragon Age: Inquisition.

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Privacy, security and surveillance: tackling international dilemmas and dangers in the digital realm

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 15, 2014 12:56 PM

Pranesh Prakash was a panelist in the session "Beyond the familiar: how do other countries deal with security and surveillance oversight?" The event was organized by Wilton Park between November 17 and 19, 2014.

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Ground Zero Summit 2014

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 05, 2014 12:42 AM

Geeta Hariharan participated in this event organized by India Infosec Consortium on November 13 and 14, 2014 in New Delhi.

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Fourth Discussion Meeting of the Expert Committee to Discuss the Draft Human DNA Profiling Bill

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 08, 2014 04:07 PM

The fourth expert committee meeting was held on November 10, 2014 at the Department of Biotechnology to discuss the potential privacy concerns of the draft Human DNA Profiling Bill. Sunil Abraham however was unable to participate because of technical problems.

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Getting Strategic about Openness and Privacy

by Prasad Krishna last modified Nov 09, 2014 09:19 AM

This blog post by Tim Davies, Open Data Research Lead at Web Foundation was published in Open Up? on November 3, 2014.

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Learning Forum: Transparency and Human Rights in the Digital Age

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 04, 2014 04:14 PM

Pranesh Prakash spoke at this event organized by Global Network Initiative on November 6, 2014 in California.

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E-Consultation on Cyber Security, Justice, and Governance Begins!

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 04, 2014 11:36 PM

Sunil Abraham facilitated the e-consultation on "Internet access, the freedom of expression online, and development in the Global South" at the event organized by the Hague Institute for Global Justice.

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Several Indian Twitter users' accounts suspended due to tech glitch

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 05, 2014 12:17 AM

Twitter denies conspiracy theory, blames technical glitch for account suspensions

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Twitter users find several accounts suspended for unknown reasons

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 07, 2014 01:27 AM

Twitter users woke up on Saturday to find several accounts suspended for unknown reasons, triggering conspiracy theories that only the accounts of right-wing supporters had been targeted.

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If MNCs make early inroads, they will keep market share: Sunil Abraham, CIS

by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 24, 2014 03:03 PM

The recent visits of the high-profile CEOs of internet/technology companies have made it clear that India, with its 200-million internet users, is increasingly becoming important for the multinational corporations (MNCs).

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Expert Consultation on Cyber Security, Justice and Governance

by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 24, 2014 04:29 PM

The event was organized by the Hague Institute for Global Justice, Observer Research Foundation and STIMSON on October 18, 2014 at Hotel Oberoi in New Delhi. Sunil Abraham was a speaker.

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The India Conference on Cyber Security and Cyber Governance

by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 13, 2014 07:10 AM

Following the success of CYFY 2013 the CYFY 2014 will be held from October 15 to 17, 2014 in New Delhi. The Centre for Internet and Society is a knowledge partner for this event and Sunil Abraham is participating as a panelist in the session "Privacy is Dead".

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Is India the next frontier for Facebook?

by Prasad Krishna last modified Nov 05, 2014 12:43 AM

Pushing to bring hundreds of millions of Indians into the online world, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday called for expanding his pet project to provide free mobile Internet for developing countries into India.

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Training for Internet Governance Activists

by Prasad Krishna last modified Nov 07, 2014 12:38 AM

Geetha Hariharan attended a training session for Internet rights activists in Cambridge, organised by Global Partners Digital, UK on September 23 and 24, 2014.

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CPDP 2015

by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 30, 2014 09:52 AM

The eighth international conference on computers, privacy and data protection will be held in Brussels from January 21 to 23, 2015. The Centre for Internet and Society is a moral supporter of CPDP.

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Workshop on Enabling Information Systems for Local Governance

by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 30, 2014 08:18 AM

This event was organized by Jamia Milla Islamia at Tagore Hall in New Delhi on September 18, 2014. Sunil Abraham was a participant.

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National Consultation on Media Law

by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 30, 2014 06:52 AM

The Law Commission of India and the National University, Delhi have joined hands to organize the National Consultation on Media Law at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on September 27 and 28, 2014. Nehaa Chaudhari participated in this event.

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The Power of Communication: The Media, Public Space and Participatory Democracy

by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 30, 2014 05:49 AM

Bhairav Acharya will be presenting a paper at this event to be held in the Indian Institute of Advanced Study in Shimla on October 13 and 14, 2014.

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