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What Centre will tell Supreme Court on Aadhaar and social media account linkage
by Amrita Madhukalya published Aug 28, 2019 last modified Sep 02, 2019 04:28 AM — filed under: ,
The top court had held in the Aadhaar case that the government can make the linking of the 12-digit-number mandatory only in the case of availing subsidies and welfare benefits. Consequently, Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act was struck down.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Packets, net neutrality and gaming public policy outcomes
by Admin published Aug 28, 2019 — filed under: ,
Gurshabad Grover attended Prof. Vishal Misra's lecture on net neutrality at Has Geek in Bangalore on August 15, 2019.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Government plans tighter rules for social media brands like Facebook, TikTok, ShareChat
by Sunny Sen published Aug 28, 2019 — filed under:
The government is planning to impose higher levels of accountability on social media platforms as it grapples with the problem of bringing about order in a fast-growing industry where regulations are still nebulous.
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Blog Entry Linking Aadhaar with social media or ending encryption is counterproductive
by Sunil Abraham published Aug 28, 2019 — filed under: , ,
Should Aadhaar be used as KYC for social media accounts? We have recently seen a debate on this question with even the courts hearing arguments in favour and against such a move.
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Blog Entry A judicial overreach into matters of regulation
by Gurshabad Grover published Aug 28, 2019 — filed under: , ,
A PIL on Aadhaar sheds light on some problematic trends
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Linking Aadhaar to Facebook, Twitter: Possible witch-hunt or key to curb crime & fake news?
by Taran Deol and Revathi Krishanan published Aug 27, 2019 — filed under: ,
The Supreme Court has cautioned against linking users’ social media accounts with Aadhaar, saying it will impinge on citizens’ privacy.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Policies for the Platform Economy
by Admin published Aug 27, 2019 — filed under: ,
Anubha Sinha and Amber Sinha will be panelists in this event being organized by IT for Change at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on August 30, 2019.
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Impact of Industrial Revolution 4.0 - IT and Automotive Sector in India by the Dialogue and FES
by Admin published Aug 27, 2019 — filed under: , , ,
On August 21, 2019, Aayush Rathi, attended a report launch event and focus group discussion on the "Impact of Industrial Revolution 4.0 - IT and Automotive Sector in India". Research conducted by the Dialogue in collaboration with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) were being presented.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Pycon India 2019
by Admin published Aug 27, 2019 — filed under: ,
K. Bhuvana Meenakshi gave a talk at BangPypers organized by Python Software Society in Bangalore on August 25, 2019. She spoke on Let the world experience WebXR!
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
AI is biased, you’ll see if you Google ‘hands’
by Rajmohan Sudhakar published Aug 26, 2019 — filed under:
As it is, the world is unfair. The question now is, do we want automated tech to be unfair too? As we build more and more AI-dependent smart digital infrastructure in our cities and beyond, we have pretty much overlooked the emerging character of artificial intelligence that would have a profound bearing on our nature and future.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media