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Blog Entry Picking ‘Wholes’ - Thinking in Systems Workshop
by Saumyaa Naidu published May 29, 2019 last modified Jun 05, 2019 02:35 PM — filed under: , ,
A System's Thinking masterclass was conducted by Dinesh Korjan on 27th and 28th May in the CIS Delhi office.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Core Concepts and Processes
by Shruti Trikanand and Amber Sinha published Sep 13, 2019 last modified Oct 17, 2019 04:06 PM — filed under: , ,
When we embarked on this research project, we began with the primary questions of what constitutes a digital identity system. In the last few years, with the rise in national digital identity projects, there has been significant academic and media attention to the idea, benefits and risks of a digital identity system.
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Blog Entry Social Entitlements for the Transgender Community
by Deepa Krishnappa and Tasneem Mewa published Jul 14, 2020 — filed under: , ,
This report has been authored by Deepa Krishnappa and Tasneem Mewa, and edited by Ambika Tandon, Gurshabad Grover and Rajesh Srinivas.
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Blog Entry Governing ID: Introducing our Evaluation Framework
by Shruti Trikanad published Mar 02, 2020 last modified Mar 02, 2020 08:03 AM — filed under: , , ,
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Blog Entry Governing ID: India’s Unique Identity Programme
by Vrinda Bhandari published Mar 02, 2020 — filed under: , , ,
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Blog Entry Governing ID: Use of Digital ID in the Healthcare Sector
by Shruti Trikanad published Mar 02, 2020 last modified Mar 02, 2020 01:21 PM — filed under: , , ,
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Blog Entry (Updated) Information Security Practices of Aadhaar (or lack thereof): A documentation of public availability of Aadhaar Numbers with sensitive personal financial information
by Amber Sinha and Srinivas Kodali published May 01, 2017 last modified Mar 13, 2019 12:29 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Since its inception in 2009, the Aadhaar project has been shrouded in controversy due to various questions raised about privacy, technological issues, welfare exclusion, and security concerns. In this study, we document numerous instances of publicly available Aadhaar Numbers along with other personally identifiable information (PII) of individuals on government websites. This report highlights four government projects run by various government departments that have made sensitive personal financial information and Aadhaar numbers public on the project websites.
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry Announcement of a Three-Region Research Alliance on the Appropriate Use of Digital Identity
by Amber Sinha published May 13, 2019 last modified May 13, 2019 09:06 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Omidyar Network has recently announced its decision to invest in establishment of a three-region research alliance — to be co-led by the Institute for Technology & Society (ITS), Brazil, the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law (CIPIT) , Kenya, and the CIS, India — on the Appropriate Use of Digital Identity. As part of this Alliance, we at the CIS will look at the policy objectives of digital identity projects, how technological policy choices can be thought through to meet the objectives, and how legitimate uses of a digital identity framework may be evaluated.
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Workshop on Democratic Accountability in the Digital Age (Delhi, November 14-15)
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Oct 31, 2016 last modified Dec 15, 2016 09:27 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
IT for Change, along with Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF), Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS) and National Campaign for People’s Right to Information (NCPRI), is organising a two day workshop on ‘Democratic Accountability in the Digital Age’. The workshop will focus on evolving a comprehensive policy approach to data based governance and digital democracy, grounded in a rights and social justice framework. It will be held at the United Service Institution of India, Delhi, during November 14-15, 2016. The CIS team to participate in the workshop includes Sumandro Chattapadhyay (speaker), Amber Sinha (speaker), Vanya Rakesh (participant), and Himadri Chatterjee (participant).
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Blog Entry Seminar on Understanding Financial Technology, Cashless India, and Forced Digitalisation (Delhi, January 24)
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Jan 23, 2017 last modified Jan 23, 2017 01:17 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
The Centre for Financial Accountability is organising a seminar on "Understanding Financial Technology, Cashless India, and Forced Digitalisation" on Tuesday, January 24, at YWCA, Ashoka Road, New Delhi. Sumandro Chattapadhyay will participate in the seminar and speak on the emerging architecture of FinTech in India, as being developed and deployed by UIDAI and NPCI.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media