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Transference: Reimagining Data Systems: Beyond the Gender Binary
by Torsha Sarkar published Dec 15, 2021 — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) invites you to participate in a day-long convening on the rights of transgender persons, specifically right to privacy and digital rights. Through this convening, we hope to highlight the concerns of transgender persons in accessing digital data systems and the privacy challenges faced by the community. These challenges include access to their rights — their right to self-identify their gender and welfare services offered by the State and the privacy challenges faced by transgender and intersex persons in revealing their identity.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Blog Entry How Function Of State May Limit Informed Consent: Examining Clause 12 Of The Data Protection Bill
by Amber Sinha published Mar 01, 2022 — filed under: , , ,
The collective implication of leaving out ‘proportionality’ from Clause 12 is to provide very wide discretionary powers to the state.
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Blog Entry Clause 12 Of The Data Protection Bill And Digital Healthcare: A Case Study
by Amber Sinha published Mar 01, 2022 — filed under: , , ,
In light of the state’s emerging digital healthcare apparatus, how does Clause 12 alter the consent and purpose limitation model?
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Blog Entry Nothing to Kid About – Children's Data Under the New Data Protection Bill
by Shweta Mohandas and Anamika Kundu published Mar 10, 2022 — filed under: , , , ,
The pandemic has forced policymakers to adapt their approach to people's changing practices, from looking at contactless ways of payment to the shifting of educational institutions online.
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Debate: Online content row-1
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 07, 2011 last modified Dec 07, 2011 11:06 AM — filed under: ,
In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists Chandan Mitra, Editor-in-Chief, 'The Pioneer' & MP, BJP; Sabeer Bhatia, Co-founder, Hotmail; Sunil Abraham, Executive Director, Centre for Internet and Society; Ankit Fadia, Ethical Hacker; Suhel Seth, Managing Partner Counselage; Pradeep Gupta, Chairman, Cyber Media and Rajesh Charia, President, Internet Service Providers Association of India discuss the issue if the Government should make clear definition of what is objectionable to internet/social media companies and draw a clear distinction between communally incitable material and political censorship.
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Govt wants to scrub the Internet clean
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 07, 2011 — filed under: ,
Web advocacy groups, experts say govt’s move to evolve content guidelines amounts to censorship. This article by Surabhi Agarwal & Leslie D’monte was published in Livemint on 7 December 2011. Sunil Abraham has been quoted in this article.
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Facebook, Google tell India they won’t screen for derogatory content
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 07, 2011 last modified Dec 07, 2011 05:25 AM — filed under: ,
In the world’s largest democracy, the government wants Internet sites like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google to screen and remove offensive content about religious figures and political leaders as soon as they learn about it. But those companies now say they can’t help.
Blog Entry Press Coverage of Online Censorship Row
by Pranesh Prakash published Dec 08, 2011 last modified Dec 08, 2011 11:31 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
We are maintaining a rolling blog with press references to the row created by the proposal by the Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology to pre-screen user-generated Internet content.
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India entering the Minority Report age?
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 10, 2011 — filed under: ,
Indian government efforts to block offensive material from the Internet have prompted a storm of online ridicule along with warnings of the risk to India's image as a bastion of free speech.
Dr. Madan M. Oberoi - Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigations (Delhi, April 07)
by Saikat Datta published Apr 04, 2017 last modified Apr 04, 2017 12:06 PM — filed under: , , ,
We are proud to announce that Dr. Madan M. Oberoi will be the speaker at the inaugural #[email protected]_india event at the Delhi office. These events, held on the first Friday of each month, will facilitate open and in-depth discussion and learning on topics crucial to our understanding of internet and society. The event will comprise of the speaker's presentation followed by an open discussion. If you are joining us, please RSVP at the soonest as we have only limited space in our office.
Located in Internet Governance / Events