Centre for Internet & Society

Anti-harassment app wins hackathon for women

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 20, 2015 01:25 PM

A team of four young women coders from Porta Allegra in Brazil has won the IGNITE International Girls Hackathon with an anti-harassment app called Não Me Calo, which means “I will not shut up”.

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IIGF Recruitment

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 29, 2015 04:14 PM

The National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) is conducting walk-in interviews on May 16, 2015 at 10 a.m. at NIXI Jasola office, Flat No. 6B, 6th Floor, Uppals M6 Plaza, New Delhi. NIXI is seeking candidates to fill the posts of Technology Analyst, Policy Analyst, Research Associate and Executive Assistants.

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Net Neutrality: The argument continues

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 09, 2015 11:35 AM

Opposing camps pitch their views on what zero rating and differential access to the internet would mean in India.

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Financial Express hosts #NetNeutralityDebate: ‘Price discrimination can be allowed, but not for the same packet of data’

Financial Express hosts #NetNeutralityDebate: ‘Price discrimination can be allowed, but not for the same packet of data’

by Pranesh Prakash last modified Apr 27, 2015 02:18 AM

Trying to cut through the noise on Net Neutrality in India, FICCI in partnership with Financial Express is hosting a panel discussion titled ‘Decoding Net Neutrality’ in New Delhi on Wednesday.

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Freedom struggle 2.0

Freedom struggle 2.0

by Pranesh Prakash last modified Apr 27, 2015 01:23 AM

In the face of the debate on net neutrality, here is a look at the consequences of not having a free, equal, and private internet.

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Cry, you nasty trolls

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 09, 2015 03:05 PM

Micro-blogging site Twitter has introduced a tool that identifies abusive tweets and hides them from their targets. Will it stem the tide of viciousness online, asks Prasun Chaudhuri.

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Financial Express hosts #NetNeutralityDebate: ‘Price discrimination can be allowed, but not for the same packet of data’

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 09, 2015 10:05 AM

Trying to cut through the noise on Net Neutrality in India, FICCI in partnership with Financial Express is hosting a panel discussion titled “Decoding Net Neutrality” in New Delhi on Wednesday.

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Net Neutrality debate in India: Here are all the arguments you need to know

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 09, 2015 08:01 AM

While online activists and even big Internet companies have come out to support Net Neutrality, the debate isn’t really as simple when it comes to India.

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Privacy International Network Meeting

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 02, 2015 05:02 AM

Sunil Abraham will be attending this meeting organized by Privacy International, UK in London on April 22 and 23, 2015.

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CII Digital India Summit

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 02, 2015 03:56 AM

The Digital India Summit was organized at the Taj Mahal Hotel and Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on April 21 and 24, 2015. Pranesh Prakash participated in it.

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Airtel defends Airtel Zero, calls it toll-free service

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 09, 2015 09:19 AM

Releasing an official statement, Airtel said its vision is to have every Indian on the Internet while appmakers will decide how to pay for data.

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Net neutrality: Net activism packs a punch

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 09, 2015 09:02 AM

For the first time in the history of internet campaigns in India, a protest movement has successfully changed the course of a debate without having to take to the streets. The net neutrality movement is being fought almost totally in the virtual world. Hashtag activism isn't new in India. In recent times, several big campaigns have been bolstered by the internet which helped mobilize mass support and kept people constantly updated on events. Pink Chaddi, Jan Lokpal and the Nirbhaya movements were some examples of successful on-the-ground campaigns that were galvanized by social media. But they still needed public action — dharnas, candlelight vigils and actual pink undies — to make a difference.

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Now you can search Google in Kannada, in your handwriting

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 09, 2015 08:29 AM

All you need to do is to make changes in settings on your phone or tablet.

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Live Chat: For a neutral net

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 09, 2015 07:13 AM

How much do you know about net neutrality? How does it affect you?

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Net neutrality: Debate rages on

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 02, 2015 08:45 AM

A controversy was sparked after Bharti Airtel, the country's largest telecom operator, launched 'Airtel Zero' on Monday that allows companies to offer their applications to Airtel subscribers for free.

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Net neutrality debate rages

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 08, 2015 02:45 PM

While Airtel has put out a statement on the pull out by Flipkart, other operators are playing a cautious game.

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Indians Join ‘Save the Internet’ Campaign

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 09, 2015 07:42 AM

In India, hundreds of thousands have joined a public campaign to ensure equal access to the Internet as an impassioned debate engulfs the country on what is called “net neutrality.”

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Net neutrality: Trai receives over 2 lakh mails

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 08, 2015 02:11 AM

The idea of an open internet can bring together not just worried netizens but politicians of all hues.

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People voice their support for net neutrality, say Internet a utility not a luxury

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 08, 2015 01:56 AM

As the campaign and support for net neutrality is picking up, Politicians, celebrities and a cross section of people are voicing their support for it. Net neutrality means all data and sites are treated and charged equally be it mobile app or any other app.

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Surveillance rises, privacy retreats

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 02, 2015 06:43 AM

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden have, at considerable personal cost, revealed how surveillance has eroded the private space in a world driven by digital technology.

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