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Blog Entry Report on the Sixth Privacy Roundtable Meeting, New Delhi
by Prachi Arya published Aug 30, 2013 last modified Aug 30, 2013 03:04 PM — filed under: , ,
In 2013 the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) drafted the Privacy Protection Bill as a citizens' version of a privacy legislation for India. Since April 2013, CIS has been holding Privacy Roundtables in collaboration with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and DSCI, with the objective of gaining public feedback to the Privacy Protection Bill and other possible frameworks for privacy in India. The following is a report on the Sixth Privacy Roundtable held in New Delhi on August 24, 2013.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Balancing vigilance and privacy
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 19, 2013 last modified Sep 05, 2013 10:53 AM — filed under: , ,
As the government steps up its surveillance capabilities, the entire social contract between the state and citizens is being reformulated, with worrying consequences.
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Blog Entry Transparency Reports — A Glance on What Google and Facebook Tell about Government Data Requests
by Prachi Arya published Sep 12, 2013 last modified Sep 13, 2013 09:44 AM — filed under: ,
Transparency Reports are a step towards greater accountability but how efficacious are they really?
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Blog Entry Interview with Big Brother Watch on Privacy and Surveillance
by Maria Xynou published Oct 15, 2013 — filed under: , ,
Maria Xynou interviewed Emma Carr, the Deputy Director of Big Brother Watch, on privacy and surveillance. View this interview and gain an insight on why we should all "have something to hide"!
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Blog Entry Interview with the Tactical Technology Collective on Privacy and Surveillance
by Maria Xynou published Oct 18, 2013 — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society recently interviewed Anne Roth from the Tactical Technology Collective in Berlin. View this interview and gain an insight on why we should all "have something to hide"!
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Privacy: from regional regulations to global connections ?
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 21, 2013 — filed under: ,
This workshop is being organised by Internet Society at Bali on October 24. Sunil Abraham is one of the panelists for this.
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Panel on Privacy, Surveillance & the UID in the post-Snowden era
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 25, 2013 last modified Nov 26, 2013 07:05 PM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) and the Say No to UID campaign invite you to a discussion on the UID and on the implications of the world's largest biometric data collection scheme in a post-Snowden era. The panel will take place on November 30th at the Institution of Agricultural Technologists in Bangalore.
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DesiSec: Episode 1 - Film Release and Screening
by Purba Sarkar published Nov 28, 2013 last modified Dec 17, 2013 08:13 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society is pleased to to announce the release of the first documentary film on cybersecurity in India - DesiSec. We hope you can join us for a special screening of the first episode of DesiSec, on 11th December, at CIS!
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry Big Brother is watching you
by Chinmayi Arun published Jan 06, 2014 — filed under: ,
India has no requirements of transparency whether in the form of disclosing the quantum of interception or in the form of notification to people whose communication was intercepted.
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Blog Entry UK’s Interception of Communications Commissioner — A Model of Accountability
by Joe Sheehan published Jul 24, 2014 — filed under: ,
The United Kingdom maintains sophisticated electronic surveillance operations through a number of government agencies, ranging from military intelligence organizations to police departments to tax collection agencies. However, all of this surveillance is governed by one set of national laws outlining specifically what surveillance agencies can and cannot do.
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