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Blog Entry CIS Comments and Recommendations on the Data Protection Bill, 2021
by Pallavi Bedi and Shweta Mohandas published Feb 14, 2022 — filed under: , ,
This document is a revised version of the comments we provided on the 2019 Bill on 20 February 2020, with updates based on the amendments in the 2021 Bill.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Notes for India as the digital trade juggernaut rolls on
by Arindrajit Basu published Feb 09, 2022 — filed under: , , , ,
Sitting out trade negotiations could result in the country losing out on opportunities to shape the rules.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Submission to the Facebook Oversight Board: Policy on Cross-checks
by [in alphabetical order] Anamika Kundu, Digvijay Singh, Divyansha Sehgal and Torsha Sarkar published Feb 07, 2022 last modified Feb 09, 2022 05:31 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) submitted public comments to the Facebook Oversight Board on a policy consultation.
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 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
Launching CIS’s Flagship Report on Private Crypto-Assets
by Admin published Dec 03, 2021 — 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. This event will serve as a venue to bring together the various stakeholders involved in the crypto-asset space to discuss the state of crypto-asset regulation in India from a multitude of perspectives.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
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
File Facial Recognition Technology in India
by Elonnai Hickok, Pallavi Bedi, Aman Nair and Amber Sinha published Sep 02, 2021 — filed under: , ,
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry Facial Recognition Technology in India
by Elonnai Hickok, Pallavi Bedi, Aman Nair and Amber Sinha published Aug 31, 2021 last modified Sep 02, 2021 04:21 PM — filed under: , ,
The Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project, University of Essex, UK and the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) have jointly published a research paper on facial recognition technology. Authors, Elonnai Hickok, Pallavi Bedi, Aman Nair and Amber Sinha, examine technological tools such as CCTV and FRT which are increasingly being deployed by the government.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
June and July Newsletter
by Pranav M B published Aug 10, 2021 — filed under: , , ,
The newsletter presents the work done in the months of June and July 2021.
Located in About Us / Newsletters