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'Hope for such swift crackdowns for everyone'
by Admin published Jul 07, 2018 — filed under:
The prompt arrest has impressed cybercrime experts, but some are sceptical whether this case will serve as a deterrent for trolls or spell hope for citizens at the receiving end of online abuse.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
CIS anniversary
by Prasad Krishna published May 06, 2013 — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society will celebrate five years of its existence with an exhibition showcasing its works and accomplishments.
Located in News & Media
IBSA Seminar on Global Internet Governance
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 13, 2011 last modified Sep 13, 2011 09:53 AM — filed under:
The seminar will take place at Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV) - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 1-2, 2011.
Located in News & Media
Panel discussion on 'How to Avoid Digital ID Systems That Put People at Risk: Lessons from Afghanistan' at Freedom Online Conference
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 03, 2021 — filed under: , ,
Amber Sinha participated as a panelist in a panel discussion on How to Avoid Digital ID Systems That Put People at Risk: Lessons from Afghanistan at the Freedom Online Conference yesterday.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Launching CIS’s Flagship Report on Private Crypto-Assets
by Aman Nair published Dec 10, 2021 last modified Dec 13, 2021 09:11 AM — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet & Society is launching its flagship report on regulating private crypto-assets in India, as part of its newly formed Financial Technology (or Fintech) research agenda. The event will be held on Zoom, at 17:30 IST on Wednesday, 15th December, 2021
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
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.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
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?
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
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.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
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.
Located in News & Media