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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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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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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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Re-Wiring Women's Rights Debates in the Digital Age

by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 19, 2014 05:57 AM

IT for Change in partnership with Kutch Mahila Vikas Sangathan and ANANDI organized this event on September 13 and 14, 2014. Rohini Lakshane participated as a speaker.

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Fighting battles online

by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 16, 2014 04:19 AM

Internet policy maverick Sunil Abraham feels that accessibility is key to democratising the Internet space.

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Google aims to win 40% of India with Android One

by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 12, 2014 05:50 AM

When Google launches its low-cost Android One devices next Monday, Indian users will be able to give voice commands, type messages and use almost all major mobile applications in Hindi.

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Social Media Aids Rescue Efforts in Flood-Hit Kashmir

by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 12, 2014 05:10 AM

As flood-ravaged Indian Kashmir faces a communication blackout, social media posts on Facebook and Twitter are playing a huge role in tracing people stranded in the region.

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Colonial yoke or bureaucratic insouciance?

by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 08, 2014 04:21 AM

‘Blame the British’ is an oft-invoked argument when the subject of India’s outdated laws comes up for discussion. But 68 years since Independence, can we still afford to parrot that old line?

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Mobile, Trust and Privacy

by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 05, 2014 09:21 AM

Sunil Abraham was a speaker at the event organized by GSM Association on September 4, 2014.

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Preserving a Universal Internet: The Costs of Fragmentation

by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 05, 2014 09:05 AM

Sunil Abraham was a speaker at this event organized by OECD and Centre for International Governance Innovation on September 3, 2014.

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Implications of post-Snowden Internet Localization Proposals

by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 05, 2014 08:59 AM

Sunil Abraham was a speaker in this workshop organized by Center for Democracy and Technology on September 2, 2014.

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SC seeks govt reply on PIL challenging powers of IT Act

by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 08, 2014 04:45 AM

Section 66A of the IT Act punishes sending offensive messages through communication services, including posts on social media websites like Facebook.

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