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Blog Entry Security Research
by Vanya Rakesh published Dec 03, 2015 last modified Jan 03, 2016 09:55 AM — filed under: ,
The Centre Internet and Society, India has been researching privacy policy in India since the year 2010 with the following objectives.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Surveillance
by Velankanni Royson published Sep 18, 2008 last modified Sep 21, 2008 02:57 PM
Located in About Us / Substantive Areas / Digital Pluralism
Blog Entry Paper-thin Safeguards and Mass Surveillance in India
by Chinmayi Arun published May 20, 2015 last modified Jun 20, 2015 10:17 AM — filed under: , ,
The Indian government's new mass surveillance systems present new threats to the right to privacy. Mass interception of communication, keyword searches and easy access to particular users' data suggest that state is moving towards unfettered large-scale monitoring of communication. This is particularly ominous given that our privacy safeguards remain inadequate even for targeted surveillance and its more familiar pitfalls.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry The Surveillance Industry in India: At Least 76 Companies Aiding Our Watchers!
by Maria Xynou published May 02, 2013 last modified Jul 12, 2013 11:59 AM — filed under: , ,
Maria Xynou is conducting research on surveillance technology companies operating in India. So far, 76 companies have been detected which are currently producing and selling different types of surveillance technology. This post entails primary data on the first ever investigation of the surveillance industry in India. Check it out!
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Video Surveillance and Its Impact on the Right to Privacy
by Vaishnavi Chillakuru published Jul 23, 2011 last modified Sep 29, 2011 05:35 AM — filed under: ,
The need for video surveillance has grown in this technologically driven era as a mode of law enforcement. Video Surveillance is very useful to governments and law enforcement to maintain social control, recognize and monitor threats, and prevent/investigate criminal activity. In this regard it is pertinent to highlight that not only are governments using this system, but residential communities in certain areas are also using this system to create a safer environment.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog / Privacy
Blog Entry The Surveillance Industry in India – An Analysis of Indian Security Expos
by Divij Joshi published Feb 19, 2015 last modified Mar 08, 2015 12:25 PM — filed under: ,
The author talks about the surveillance industry in India and analyses Indian security expos.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry State Surveillance and Human Rights Camp: Summary
by Elonnai Hickok published Dec 31, 2012 last modified Jul 12, 2013 04:02 PM — filed under: ,
On December 13 and 14, 2012, the Electronic Frontier Foundation organized the Surveillance and Human Rights Camp held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The meeting examined trends in surveillance, reasons for state surveillance, surveillance tactics that governments are using, and safeguards that can be put in place to protect against unlawful or disproportionate surveillance.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry More than a Hundred Global Groups Make a Principled Stand against Surveillance
by Elonnai Hickok published Jul 31, 2013 — filed under: ,
For some time now there has been a need to update understandings of existing human rights law to reflect modern surveillance technologies and techniques.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Widening the Horizons of Surveillance - Lateral Surveillance Mechanisms
by Mira Swaminathan & Shubhika Saluja published Jan 08, 2021
This paper sheds light on the issues and challenges associated with lateral surveillance mechanisms.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry GSMA Research Outputs
by Elonnai Hickok published Apr 04, 2015 last modified Apr 06, 2015 02:18 PM — filed under: , ,
This is a collection of research under our GSMA project that we have undertaken in collaboration with Privacy International. The research has sought to understand different legal and regulatory aspects of security and surveillance in India and consists of blog entries and reports. Any feedback or comment is welcome.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog