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Due Diligence Project FGD by UN Women
by Admin published Oct 20, 2019 — filed under: , ,
On October 11, 2019, Radhika Radhakrishnan attended a focussed group discussion at the UN House, New Delhi, organized by UN Women for their multi-country research study on online violence (Due Diligence Project).
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Roundtable Discussion on Intermediary Liability
by Admin published Oct 20, 2019 — filed under: , ,
Tanaya Rajwade participated in a roundtable discussion on intermediary liability organised by SFLC and the Dialogue in New Delhi on October 17, 2019.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry “Politics by other means”: Fostering positive contestation and charting ‘red lines’ through global governance in cyberspace
by Arindrajit Basu published Oct 20, 2019 last modified Oct 21, 2019 03:40 PM — filed under: ,
The past year has been a busy one for the fermentation of global governance efforts in cyberspace with multiple actors-states, industry, and civil society spearheading a variety of initiatives. Given the multiplicity of actors, ideologies, and vested interests at play in this ecosystem, any governance initiative will be, by default, political, and desirably so.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
BSides Delhi 2019 Security Conference
by Admin published Oct 20, 2019 — filed under: ,
Karan Saini attended the BSides Delhi security conference on October 11, 2019. The event was organized by Bsides Delhi in New Delhi.
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Dystopia vs development: The Kashmir paradox
by Asmita Bakshi published Oct 20, 2019 — filed under: ,
On 26 July, Azmat Ali Mir, 26, landed in her hometown, Srinagar. A day later, uncertainty and panic gripped the Kashmir valley—the Amarnath yatris (pilgrims) and other tourists were being evacuated, there was heavy military deployment and news reports claimed that there could be a threat to the border.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Will FASTag raise privacy concerns?
by Shreya Nandi and Prathma Sharma published Oct 18, 2019 — filed under: ,
FASTag, an electronic device that enables direct, cashless toll payment, has been touted as the Aadhaar for vehicles as it would help the government track movement of automobiles. But the move can also stoke fresh concerns on privacy.
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Blog Entry The Mother and Child Tracking System - understanding data trail in the Indian healthcare systems
by Ambika Tandon published Oct 18, 2019 last modified Dec 30, 2019 05:18 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Reproductive health programmes in India have been digitising extensive data about pregnant women for over a decade, as part of multiple health information systems. These can be seen as precursors to current conceptions of big data systems within health informatics. In this article, published by Privacy International, Ambika Tandon presents some findings from a recently concluded case study of the MCTS as an example of public data-driven initiatives in reproductive health in India.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Participation in ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC 27 meetings
by Admin published Oct 18, 2019 last modified Nov 02, 2019 06:31 AM — filed under: ,
From October 14 - 18, 2019, Gurshabad Grover, participated in the meetings of ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC 27 held in Paris, the committee that develops international standards for IT Security techniques.
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India's HIV-positive trans people find 'new strength' in technology
by Annie Banerji published Oct 17, 2019 last modified Oct 18, 2019 03:28 PM — filed under:
Shoved, cursed and ridiculed, Nisha's hospital visits were always stressful as a transgender woman and got worse after she was diagnosed as HIV-positive.
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Panelist at launch of Google-UNESCAP AI Report
by Admin published Oct 16, 2019 last modified Nov 02, 2019 06:48 AM — filed under: ,
Arindrajit Basu was a speaker at the panel launching the Google-UNESCAP AI Report at the GovInsider Forum held at the United Nations Convention Centre in Bangkok on October 16, 2019.
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