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Blog Entry Pandemic Technology takes its Toll on Data Privacy
by Aman Nair and Pallavi Bedi published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Jun 26, 2021 06:52 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The absence of any legal framework has meant these tools are now being used for purposes beyond managing the pandemic.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Insult to Kannada shows Google AI in a poor light
by Krupa Joseph published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Jun 26, 2021 05:25 AM — filed under: ,
A Google search for ‘the ugliest language in India’ yielded ‘Kannada’ as the answer late last week, causing widespread outrage.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Twitter's India troubles show tough path ahead for digital platforms
by Aditya Sharma published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Jun 26, 2021 02:54 AM — filed under: , , ,
Twitter is in a standoff with Indian authorities over the government's new digital rules. Critics see the rules as an attempt to curb free speech, while others say more action is needed to hold tech giants accountable.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry The Geopolitics of Cyberspace: A Compendium of CIS Research
by Arindrajit Basu published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Nov 15, 2021 02:48 PM — filed under: , ,
Cyberspace is undoubtedly shaping and disrupting commerce, defence and human relationships all over the world. Opportunities such as improved access to knowledge, connectivity, and innovative business models have been equally met with nefarious risks including cyber-attacks, disinformation campaigns, government driven digital repression, and rabid profit-making by ‘Big Tech.’ Governments have scrambled to create and update global rules that can regulate the fair and equitable uses of technology while preserving their own strategic interests.
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Blog Entry A Guide to Drafting Privacy Policy under the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019
by Shweta Reddy published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Sep 20, 2021 10:34 AM — filed under: , ,
The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, (PDP Bill) which is currently being deliberated by the Joint Parliamentary Committee, is likely to be tabled in the Parliament during the winter session of 2021.
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Blog Entry Media Market Risk Ratings: India
by Torsha Sarkar, Pranav M Bidare, and Gurshabad Grover published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Jan 25, 2022 01:29 PM — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) and the Global Disinformation Index (GDI) are launching a study into the risk of disinformation on digital news platforms in India, creating an index that is intended to serve donors and brands with a neutral assessment of news sites that they can utilise to defund disinformation.
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CIS Seminar Series: Information Disorder
by Aman Nair published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Aug 11, 2021 11:17 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society is announcing the launch of a seminar series to showcase research around digital rights and technology policy, with a focus on the Global South.
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Blog Entry Beyond the PDP Bill: Governance Choices for the DPA
by Trishi Jindal and S.Vivek published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Nov 10, 2021 07:32 AM — filed under: , ,
This article examines the specific governance choices the Data Protection Authority (DPA) in India must deliberate on vis-à-vis its standard-setting function, which are distinct from those it will encounter as part of its enforcement and supervision functions.
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Blog Entry Big Tech’s privacy promise to consumers could be good news — and also bad news
by Rajat Kathuria and Isha Suri published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Jan 18, 2023 11:25 PM — filed under: ,
Rajat Kathuria, Isha Suri write: Its use as a tool for market development must balance consumer protection, innovation, and competition.
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Blog Entry UN Questionnaire on Digital Innovation, Technologies and Right to Health
by Pahlavi and Shweta Mohandas published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Nov 21, 2022 04:10 PM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) contributed to the questionnaire put out by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, on digital innovation, technologies and the right to health. The responses were authored by Pahlavi and Shweta Mohandas, and edited by Indumathi Manohar.
Located in Internet Governance