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Blog Entry World Wide Rule
by Nishant Shah published Jun 14, 2013 last modified Jul 01, 2013 10:26 AM — filed under:
Nishant Shah's review of Schmidt and Cohen's book was published in the Indian Express on June 14, 2013.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Internet firms deny existence of PRISM
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 08, 2013 last modified Jul 02, 2013 07:47 AM — filed under:
Nothing is private anymore. According to a leak in the US, which revealed the wide reach of a mass surveillance programme by intelligence agencies, messages, posts, chats on your computer or phone are all vulnerable to interception, thanks to direct access to servers of major tech companies.
Located in News & Media
‘Hacking’ sparks row over exam evaluation
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 07, 2013 last modified Jul 02, 2013 08:58 AM — filed under:
Over the past two days, Cornell University student Debarghya Das’ blog post on ‘Hacking the Indian Education System’ has kicked off a debate across the country over the security of data published online and the practice of moderation of marks obtained by school students in board examinations.
Located in News & Media
Indian Government Quietly Brings In Its 'Central Monitoring System': Total Surveillance Of All Telecommunications
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 08, 2013 last modified Jul 02, 2013 09:12 AM — filed under: ,
There's a worrying trend around the world for governments to extend online surveillance capabilities to encompass all citizens -- often justified with the usual excuse of combatting terrorism and/or child pornography.
Located in News & Media
Issue of duplication of identities of users under control: Nilekani
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 29, 2013 last modified Jul 02, 2013 10:13 AM — filed under: ,
Nandan Nilekani says UIDAI system almost completely accurate, duplication of identities virtually negligible.
Located in News & Media
Facebook, Google deny spying access
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 09, 2013 last modified Jul 02, 2013 10:18 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The CEOs of Facebook and Google on Saturday categorically denied that the US National Security Agency had "direct access" to their company servers for snooping on Gmail and Facebook users. But both acknowledged that the companies complied with the 'lawful' requests made by the US government and shared user data with sleuths.
Located in News & Media
Cyber experts suggest using open source software to protect privacy
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 22, 2013 last modified Jul 03, 2013 04:32 AM — filed under: ,
Big Brother is watching. With the Central Monitoring System (CMS) at home and PRISM from the US, millions of users worldwide have become vulnerable to online surveillance by state agencies without even realizing it. No surprise, several cyber security experts feel that building one's own personal firewall is a good way of fortifying online privacy.
Located in News & Media
In India, Prism-like Surveillance Slips Under the Radar
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 30, 2013 last modified Jul 03, 2013 09:31 AM — filed under: , ,
Prism, the contentious U.S. data-collection surveillance program, has captured the world’s attention ever since whistle-blower Edward Snowden leaked details of global spying to the Guardian and Washington Post.
Located in News & Media
April 2013 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 30, 2013 last modified May 31, 2013 08:07 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) welcomes you to the fourth issue of its newsletter for the year 2013. In this issue we bring you an overview of our research programs, updates of events organised by us, events we participated in, news and media coverage, and videos of some of our recent events.
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Blog Entry Report on CIS' Workshop at the IGF:'An Evidence Based Framework for Intermediary Liability'
by Jyoti Panday published Sep 22, 2014 last modified Sep 24, 2014 10:47 AM — filed under: , , , ,
An evidence based framework for intermediary liability' was organised to present evidence and discuss ongoing research on the changing definition, function and responsibilities of intermediaries across jurisdictions.
Located in Internet Governance