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Information & Communication Technology in Making a Healthy Information Society with special reference to use of ICTS in Educational Technology

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 18, 2014 09:06 AM

The Department of Computer Science, Andhra Loyola College in collaboration with the Department of Computer Science, Krishna University will be organizing a UGC-sponsored National Seminar on August 11 and 12, 2014 at Andhra Loyola College in Vijayawada.

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Terror recruiters target Indians on internet

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 18, 2014 06:57 AM

What's in a name? If it indicates your religious identity, then you could get trolled by strangers wanting to draw you in with videos on the importance of archaic customs and doctored accounts of world history.

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Living in a Fish Bowl

Living in a Fish Bowl

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 16, 2014 07:15 AM

Though India needs a comprehensive law on the right to privacy, it may not be ready for something as avant garde as the “right to be forgotten” on the Internet, argues Shuma Raha

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COAI, Centre for Internet & Society to hold pan-India meetings on privacy issues

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 07, 2014 07:37 AM

In order to discuss possible legal frameworks to enable surveillance of voice and data communications in India, the Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI) along with the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) will hold seven roundtable meetings across the country in the coming weeks on privacy and surveillance issues.

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Cyber crimes shoot up 52% in India over last year

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 03, 2014 10:14 AM

There has been a sharp increase in the incidence of cyber crime in the country. The number of cases registered in 2013 under the IT Act has gone up by 52 per cent to 4,192 as against 2,761 in the previous year.

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Implications of post-Snowden Internet localization proposals

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 03, 2014 07:09 AM

The Ninth Annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Meeting will be held in Istanbul, Turkey on 2-5 September 2014. The venue of the meeting is Lütfi Kirdar International Convention and Exhibition Center (ICEC).

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Consultation to Frame Rules under the Whistle Blowers Protection Act, 2011

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 02, 2014 08:03 AM

The National Campaign for People's Right to Information (NCPRI) and Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Delhi (CCG at NLUD) invite you to a consultation to draft rules under the Whistle Blowers Protection Act, 2011.

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Commonwealth Domain Name System Forum 2014

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 03, 2014 09:27 AM

This event took place on 19 June 2014 from 09:00-17:30 BST at ICANN50 | London in the Viscount room. It was organized by the CTO, hosted by ICANN, and supported by Nominet and the Public Interest Registry.

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Research Advisory Network Meeting

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 03, 2014 06:39 AM

All sessions will take place at the OECD Headquarters, located at 2 Rue André Pascal, 75016, Paris, France. Sunil Abraham is participating in the event.

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Stay connected even when you go underground

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 04, 2014 03:15 PM

CMRL may soon start making arrangements to ensure good mobile connectivity on the underground stretch.

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Right to be forgotten poses a legal dilemma in India

Right to be forgotten poses a legal dilemma in India

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 09, 2014 10:02 AM

The “right to be forgotten” judgment has raised a controversy, while some argue that it upholds an individual’s privacy, others say it leaves a lot of room for interpretation.

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WSIS+10 High-Level Event: Open Consultation Process

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 04, 2014 10:14 AM

Jyoti Panday represented the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) at the WSIS+10 High-Level Event:Open Consultation Process held in Geneva from May 28 to 31, 2014.

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Digital death: Log off in peace

Digital death: Log off in peace

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 28, 2014 07:24 AM

From email and e-banking to shopping and social media sites, Indians have expanded their online footprint. Now, a small but rising number are planning for their digital death.

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India needs better cyber police

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 04, 2014 07:56 AM

On Wednesday, one of the largest online shopping and auction portals, eBay, revealed that earlier this year, cybercriminals accessed details of 145 million of its customers.

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Students lead the way with apps for ideas

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 28, 2014 09:24 AM

At 1am, the lights are still on in 15-year-old Pratik's room at his house on 80 Feet Road, Indiranagar. The NPS-Koramangala student is busy typing code on his laptop for his latest app called Resolve.

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The Future of Cyber Governance

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 27, 2014 10:05 AM

Hague Institute for Global Justice in association with the Observer Research Foundation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Netherlands, and the Netherlands Institute for International Relations - Clingendael organized a conference on the Future of Cyber Governance at the Hague from May 13 to 15, 2014. Sunil Abraham was a speaker at this event.

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Civil Society Pushes for Privacy Panel

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 27, 2014 11:39 AM

The article was published in the Times of India on May 6, 2014. Sunil Abraham is quoted.

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Facebook launches FB Newswire for journalists; loses part of its immunity under IT Act 2000

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 06, 2014 05:41 AM

A bus accident in California, a fire in New Jersey and another in Vasant Kunj, NASA's successful test flight of its vertical take-off and landing craft, a ceremony to honour the sherpas who died during an avalanche at the Everest last week, and, Israel's suspension of talks with Palestinian authorities. These were some of the news that were disseminated on the first day of Facebook's newest social tool: a newswire to aid journalists and newsrooms.

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India for inclusive internet governance

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 05, 2014 10:36 AM

India wants "core internet infrastructure" to be part of an international legal system that would accommodate governments, civil society and other stakeholders. In typical Indian diplomatic style, its position can be interpreted to mean everything and nothing.

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