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Worries voiced over ID project
by Radha Rao published Apr 20, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:33 PM — filed under:
An article in The Hindu - 17th April
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Would it be a unique identity crisis ?
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 03, 2011 last modified Apr 01, 2011 05:10 PM — filed under:
The UID project will centralise a humongous amount of data but the fear is that it might fall into the wrong hands.
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Blog Entry WSIS+10 High Level Event: A Bird's Eye Report
by Geetha Hariharan published Jun 20, 2014 last modified Jun 20, 2014 03:57 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
The WSIS+10 High Level was organised by the ITU and collaborative UN entities on June 9-13, 2014. It aimed to evaluate the progress on implementation of WSIS Outcomes from Geneva 2003 and Tunis 2005, and to envision a post-2015 Development Agenda. Geetha Hariharan attended the event on CIS' behalf.
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WSIS+10 High-Level Event: Open Consultation Process
by Prasad Krishna published May 31, 2014 last modified Jun 04, 2014 10:14 AM — filed under: , ,
Jyoti Panday represented the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) at the WSIS+10 High-Level Event:Open Consultation Process held in Geneva from May 28 to 31, 2014.
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WWW: The Hackers’ Haven
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 05, 2015 — filed under: ,
In an increasingly connected world, it pays to be careful when sharing personal information
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Yes, You Can Get Arrested for a Facebook Status Update Now
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2012 — filed under: , ,
A 21-year-old Indian woman thought Mumbai shouldn't have been shutdown for the funeral of an Islamophobic leader. Broadcasting such opinions on Facebook was apparently grounds for arrest.
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You Are Not the Only One: India stares at a loneliness epidemic
by Admin published Apr 29, 2018 — filed under:
“To anyone looking at me from the outside, I seem like a fairly successful woman. I have a good job with great pay. I am in a relationship and have a bunch of close friends. I couldn’t figure out why I felt so angry or so lonely all the time.
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You can still get into trouble for online posts: Digital law experts
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 30, 2015 last modified Apr 02, 2015 01:44 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The internet in India is freer now, but individuals could still to get into trouble for online posts, say digital media and law experts. Hailing the Supreme Court judgment on Tuesday as a landmark verdict for free speech in India, experts who have closely read the judgment say there is much to be careful about too.
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You Have the Right to Remain Silent
by Anja Kovacs published Apr 19, 2011 last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:55 AM — filed under: , , ,
India has a long history of censorship that it justifies in the name of national security. But new laws governing the Internet are unreasonable and — given the multitude of online voices — poorly thought out, argues Anja Kovacs in this article published in the Sunday Guardian on 17 April 2011.
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Blog Entry You Have the Right to Remain Silent
by Nishant Shah published Jul 22, 2013 last modified Jul 22, 2013 06:59 AM — filed under: , , ,
Reflecting upon the state of freedom of speech and expression in India, in the wake of the shut-down of the political satire website narendramodiplans.com.
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