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CIS Seminar Series: Information Disorder
by Aman Nair published Jul 23, 2021 — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society is announcing the launch of a seminar series to showcase research around digital rights and technology policy, with a focus on the Global South.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Media Market Risk Ratings: India
by Torsha Sarkar, Pranav M Bidare, and Gurshabad Grover published Jul 12, 2021 last modified Jul 23, 2021 01:27 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) and the Global Disinformation Index (GDI) are launching a study into the risk of disinformation on digital news platforms in India, creating an index that is intended to serve donors and brands with a neutral assessment of news sites that they can utilise to defund disinformation.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry The Ministry And The Trace: Subverting End-To-End Encryption
by Gurshabad Grover, Tanaya Rajwade and Divyank Katira published Jul 12, 2021 last modified Jul 12, 2021 08:18 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
A legal and technical analysis of the 'traceability' rule and its impact on messaging privacy.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry State of Consumer Digital Security in India
by Pranav M B published Jul 05, 2021 last modified Jul 05, 2021 11:07 AM — filed under: , , , ,
This report attempts to identify the existing state of digital safety in India, with a mapping of digital threats, which will aid stakeholders in identifying and addressing digital security problems in the country. This project was funded by the Asia Foundation.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry At the Heart of Crypto Investing, There is Tether. But Will its Promise Pan Out?
by Aman Nair published Jul 01, 2021 — filed under: , ,
The $18.5 million fine levied by the New York attorney general’s office earlier this year to settle a legal dispute, raises more questions than answers.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Advanced biometric technologies and new market entries tackle fraud, chase digital ID billions
by Chris Burt published Jun 28, 2021 — filed under: , , , ,
Amid forecasts of rapid growth and huge market potential, digital ID platforms launches by Techsign and Ping Identity, new services, features and even an investment fund have been launched.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Facebook launches India tech scholars programme for law students
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 26, 2021 — filed under: ,
Facebook India on Friday announced a new initiative - the Facebook India Tech Scholars (FITS) programme - for law students in the country.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
No such rule, but many vaccination centres are insisting on Aadhaar as proof
by Sreedevi Jayarajan published Jun 26, 2021 — filed under: ,
Radhika Radhakrishnan saw three words swimming before her as she inched closer to the hospital lobby.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry On the legality and constitutionality of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021
by Torsha Sarkar, Gurshabad Grover, Raghav Ahooja, Pallavi Bedi and Divyank Katira published Jun 21, 2021 last modified Jun 21, 2021 11:52 AM — filed under: , , , ,
This note examines the legality and constitutionality of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021. The analysis is consistent with previous work carried out by CIS on issues of intermediary liability and freedom of expression.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
New rules leave social media users vulnerable: Experts
by Krupa Joseph published Jun 14, 2021 — filed under: , ,
They analyse the implications of the government vs Twitter controversy on individual privacy
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media