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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!
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Nullcon Goa Feb 2014 — International Security Conference
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 13, 2013 last modified Dec 13, 2013 06:42 AM — filed under: ,
Nullcon (http://nullcon.net) is celebrating its 5th Anniversary with efforts being made to bring key decision makers, thought leaders with an expectation of 500+ participants from the industry and government sector. Nullcon is scheduled from February 12 to 15, 2014 at Bogmallo Beach Resort, Goa, comprising of 2 days of technical trainings, followed by 2days of talks, workshops, exhibition, networking parties and CTFs.
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Pranesh Prakash elected as Asia-Pacific Representative to the Executive Committee of NonCommercial Users Constituency
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 31, 2013 last modified Jan 06, 2014 02:50 AM — filed under:
Pranesh Prakash has been elected as the Asia-Pacific representative to the executive committee of the NonCommercial Users Constituency (NCUC) (part of the Non-Commercial Stakeholders Group, which is in turn part of the Generic Names Supporting Organization, which is in turn part of ICANN).
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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 CIS Cybersecurity Series (Part 13) - Pranesh Prakash
by Purba Sarkar published Dec 31, 2013 last modified Jan 20, 2014 06:20 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
CIS interviews Pranesh Prakash, lawyer and policy director with Centre for Internet and Society, as part of the Cybersecurity Series.
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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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Rethinking Privacy: The Link between Florida v. Jardines and the Surveillance of Nature Films
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 11, 2014 last modified Jul 28, 2014 05:51 AM — filed under: ,
Bhairav Acharya gave a talk on "Rethinking Privacy" at an event organized by the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) on July 11, 2014.
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Information Influx Conference
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 28, 2014 — filed under: ,
Malavika Jayaram was a speaker at the event organized by the Institute for Information Law, University of Amsterdam from July 2 to 4, 2014.
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ICT Awareness Program for Myanmar Parliamentarians in Yangon
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 27, 2014 last modified Jul 29, 2014 09:37 AM — filed under: ,
Myanmar ICT for Development Organization-MIDO conducted ICT policy training for multi- party parliamentarian representatives in Yangon on July 26 and 27, 2014. Sunil Abraham presented on Innovation Ecosystem and Thinking about Internet Regulation.
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We the goondas
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 04, 2014 last modified Aug 04, 2014 03:06 PM — filed under: , , , ,
You can now be arrested in Karnataka even before you commit an offence under the IT Act. You could be in jail under the Goonda Act even if not guilty under the Indian Copyright Act. If govt thinks you are planning to send a 'lascivious' photo to a WhatsApp group, or forwarding a copyrighted song, you can be arrested.
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