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Profit by Sharing: Anatomy of an Open Source Hardware Business
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 16, 2012 last modified Oct 17, 2012 09:58 AM — filed under: , ,
Ian Lesnet, founder of DangerousPrototypes will give a lecture on open hardware and open source at the Centre for Internet & Society office in Bengaluru on October 24, 2012, 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Located in Openness / Events
GeekUp with Erica Hagen
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 27, 2012 last modified Feb 29, 2012 03:00 AM — filed under: , ,
HasGeek is organizing a GeekUp with Erica Hagen of the GroundTruth Initiative on 1 March 2012 at 5 p.m. Erica will speak on the theme: "From Information to Empowerment: Unpacking the Equation".
Located in Internet Governance
3rd IJLT-CIS Lecture Series at NLSIU, Bangalore
by Prasad Krishna published May 25, 2012 — filed under: , ,
The Indian Journal of Law and Technology in association with the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore is organising the 3rd IJLT-CIS Lecture Series at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. The lecture series will be spread out over the course of the year and will include eminent speakers who will talk with the students and other interested persons on their topics of expertise.
Located in Telecom
Free Speech Online in India under Attack?
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 17, 2011 last modified Mar 02, 2012 03:03 AM — filed under: , , , ,
When the Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Mr. Kapil Sibal suggested pre-censorship for a range of popular online platforms and social networking sites, the suggestion was met by a barrage of criticism, which soon forced him to back down. Yet Sibal’s suggestion is not the only threat to free speech on the Internet in India today. Legislation such as the Intermediary Due Diligence Rules and Cyber Café Rules (also jointly known as the IT Rules) issued in April 2011 is equally dangerous for free speech online.
Located in Internet Governance
Dialogue Cafe @ Centre for Internet and Society
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 29, 2011 last modified Dec 07, 2011 11:10 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society announces the launch of its dialogue cafe, where every month, we approach seminal thinkers, scholars and practitioners to help explore knowledge paradigms that help us understand and research techno-social realities through innovative thought, concepts and frameworks.
Located in Internet Governance
Konkan Corridor Project — A Lecture by Vasant Gangavane
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 10, 2012 last modified Apr 13, 2012 01:49 PM — filed under: , , ,
Well known social worker Vasant Gangavane will be giving a public lecture on the Konkan Corridor Project at Ashoka Innovators for the Public in Bangalore on April 16, 2012. The lecture will focus on the role of Information & Communication Technology for total rural transformation by inclusive integrated development with no change of land ownerships. The event is co-organized by Ashoka Innovators for the Public and the Centre for Internet and Society.
Located in Internet Governance
Role of the US Tech Companies in Government Surveillance: A Lecture by Christopher Soghoian
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 31, 2012 last modified Aug 26, 2012 11:03 AM — filed under: , , ,
Christopher Soghoian will deliver a lecture on the role US tech companies play in assisting government surveillance at the Centre for Internet & Society office in Bangalore on August 27, 2012, from 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Located in Internet Governance
Wikipedia: State of Tech — A Talk by Erik Moeller
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 02, 2012 last modified Dec 18, 2012 06:51 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society, Bangalore is hosting a talk by Erik Moeller, Vice President of Engineering and Product Development at the Wikimedia Foundation at its office in Bangalore on November 12, 2012, from 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m., followed by a lunch discussion.
Located in Openness / Events
Art in the Open Source Age — A Talk by Gene Kogan
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 15, 2012 last modified Dec 13, 2012 06:06 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society is hosting a talk by Gene Kogan, a programmer and digital artist, at its office in Bangalore on November 30th, 2012, from 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.
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The Awesome Contracts Project (Geekup @ CIS)
by Prasad Krishna published May 10, 2012 last modified May 11, 2012 12:17 PM — filed under: , ,
Vivek Durai, co-founder at Awesome Contracts, a Singapore-India startup will give a public lecture on May 18, 2012 at the Centre for Internet & Society in Bangalore. Lawyer, musician, legal recruiter and entrepreneur, Amith Narayan will also participate through Skype!
Located in Internet Governance