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Towards a Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on ‘Internet Rights, Accessibility, Regulation & Ethics’
by Prasad Krishna published May 31, 2012 last modified May 31, 2012 07:14 AM — filed under: , ,
This event was organised by Digital Empowerment Foundation, National Internet Exchange of India and Association for Progressive Communications at Mirza Ghalib Hall, SCOPE Complex, New Delhi from 9.00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. on May 3, 2012. Pranesh Prakash participated as a speaker in the session on Access to Internet: Right to Information.
Located in News & Media
Prime Security: The Mathematics of RSA Encryption
by elonnai hickok published Aug 29, 2011 last modified Sep 22, 2011 07:13 AM — filed under: ,
Based on simple properties of prime numbers, RSA encryption protects our money and digital identity. But how does it actually work? The Centre for Internet and Society invites you to a one-day workshop by Rohit Gupta on 9 September 2011.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Indian net service providers too play censorship tricks
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 13, 2013 — filed under: , ,
The study by a Canadian university has found that some major Indian ISPs have deployed web-censorship and filtering technology.
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Hate speech: ban or ignore?
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 13, 2013 — filed under: , ,
The Social Network discusses the hate speeches: whether they should be banned or ignored. Why does the state take action against some and not against some others. This on a day when Togadia and Owaisi were simultaneously trending on the social media.
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Blog Entry Freedom of Expression Gagged
by Chinmayi Arun published Feb 18, 2013 — filed under: ,
The use of law to bully people into silence, called ‘heckler’s veto’, is not unique to India, writes Chinmayi Arun in this op-ed published in Business Line on February 15, 2013.
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Unique Identity Number (UID), National Population Register (NPR), and Governance
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 24, 2013 last modified Mar 01, 2013 04:32 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society and the Say No to UID campaign invite you to a workshop to discuss and learn about the present state of the UID and the NPR schemes. The event will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at TERI, Bangalore, from 10.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Foreign Funding of NGOs
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 02, 2013 last modified Mar 04, 2013 11:52 PM — filed under: ,
Should FDI in India’s thinktank sector worry us? It is a debate long overdue.
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Cyber security, surveillance and the right to privacy: country perspectives
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 23, 2013 — filed under: ,
This blog post is fourth in a series of eight blog posts to report on the “Third South Asian Meeting on the Internet and Freedom of Expression” recently concluded in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Blog Entry Electoral Databases – Privacy and Security Concerns
by Snehashish Ghosh published Jan 16, 2014 last modified Jan 16, 2014 11:07 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
In this blogpost, Snehashish Ghosh analyzes privacy and security concerns which have surfaced with the digitization, centralization and standardization of the electoral database and argues that even though the law provides the scope for protection of electoral databases, the State has not taken any steps to ensure its safety.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry India's Central Monitoring System (CMS): Something to Worry About?
by Maria Xynou published Jan 30, 2014 last modified Feb 22, 2014 01:50 PM — filed under: , ,
In this article, Maria Xynou presents new information about India's controversial Central Monitoring System (CMS) based on official documents which were shared with the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS). Read this article and gain an insight on how the CMS actually works!
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