Internet Governance News & Media
Prof. Mohan SundaraRajan, a renowned science writer will give a talk at the Bangalore International Centre in TERI on March 7, 2014 at 6.30 p.m. Sunil Abraham will chair and moderate the session.
BABALAL Patel’s tiny tea stall in Mumbai is a long way from Silicon Valley. It is not even that close to Bangalore, the Indian equivalent.
Facebook on Tuesday launched its widely awaited “election tracker” for the upcoming general elections, a move that signals the growing importance of social media as a political tool in a rapidly urbanizing India.
The Indian Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) called for comments - on 25 February 2014 - on a draft Privacy Protection Bill ('the Bill'). The draft Bill comes after a series of roundtable discussions in 2013. The last CIS roundtable on the Bill, on 19 October 2013, included Jacob Kohnstamm, Chairman of the EU Article 29 Working Party and the Dutch data protection authority, and Christopher Graham, the UK Information Commissioner.
Babalal Patel’s tiny tea stall in southern Mumbai is a long way from Silicon Valley. It is not even that close to Bangalore, the Indian equivalent.
Showcasing an enterprising new generation that dreams big and refuses to say die.
As India’s literacy rate improves, governments, courts, media, publishers and big business are all stifling free speech.
Centre for Communication Governance, National Law University, Delhi and University of Oxford in support with the International Higher Education-Knowledge Economy Partnerships Programme of the British Council is organizing this workshop on February 16 at National Law University in Delhi.
Internet Intermediary Liability: Towards Evidence-based Policy and Regulatory Reform to Secure Human Rights on the internet
Elonnai Hickok participated as a speaker at this event organized by Association for Progressive Communications at the Wedgwood, 75A 2nd Ave. Melville, Johannesburg, February 10-11, 2014.
Techies supported anti-surveillance campaign, companies backed internet safety.
IT for Change is organizing an international meeting to formulate a progressive response to issues of global governance of the Internet. Bhairav Acharya will be participating in this event to be held in New Delhi on February 14 and 15.
The School of Law, Christ University is conducting National Conference on The Changing Role of the Media in India: Constitutional Perspectives from 28 February – 1 March 2014. Snehashish Ghosh will be moderating a session at this conference.
Instant gratification? Social media can quickly turn the game into checkmate if you don’t keep your emotions in check.
The Department of Electronics and Information Technology organized a meeting of the Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) for India Internet Governance Forum (IIGF) at Electronics Niketan in New Delhi on February 10, 2014. Sunil Abraham participated in this meeting.
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) has joined the Research Advisory Committee for the Global Commission on Internet Governance.
Migrating Bhutan government’s communications to Google servers, allowing the United States access to confidential data, raises questions
Tata Consultancy organized the TACTIS Symposium at TCS Siruseri, Chennai on January 28 and 29, 2014. Sunil Abraham participated in the event and gave the key note address.
January 28 is annually celebrated as Data Privacy Day (DPD). Data Security Council of India (DSCI) organized the annual meeting J N Tata Hall, Bldg 1, Infosys Campus, Infosys Ltd., Electronics City, Bangalore. Elonnai Hickok was a panelist.
For many days to come, people will speculate what caused Sunanda Pushkar's death last week in a New Delhi hotel. Did Union minister Shashi Tharoor's wife die of poisoning or a drug overdose? Wasn't she unwell? Was it suicide? Or was it murder? No less a matter of speculation has been the social media's role in the whole affair.
Snehashish Ghosh is participating in this event organized by the Observer Research Foundation on January 22 in New Delhi.