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Role of the Internet in Fostering Freedom of Expression and Strengthening Activism in India - A Workshop in Delhi
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 22, 2011 last modified Apr 04, 2011 07:18 AM — filed under:
The Centre for Internet and Society (India) and the Central American Institute for Studies of Social Democracy DEMOS (Guatemala) have the pleasure to invite you to a day-long workshop on the role of the Internet in fostering freedom of expression and strengthening activism in India. The workshop will take place in the Constitution Club in Delhi on 4 March 2011.
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New Kids on the Blog
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 17, 2011 last modified Apr 01, 2011 04:10 PM — filed under:
Across the world, the blogosphere is shrinking. But that might not be a bad thing. Look closer, self-indulgence has found newer platforms, and only the fittest and the smartest blogs have survived. This article was published by the Indian Express on February 6, 2011. Indian Express reporter spoke with Nishant Shah.
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Can the mouse be a tool of revolution in India?
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 15, 2011 last modified Apr 01, 2011 04:26 PM — filed under:
Do you consider yourself a ‘slacktivist’?” Vikram Sengupta considers the question for a couple of seconds, and then excuses himself. “I’ll call you back. I’m in the middle of something right now,” he says, and hangs up. Being called a ‘slacktivist’ is probably not very flattering, first thing in the morning or at any other time of the day. But this writer has been at the receiving end of endless mails from him, mails which sought to impose a burning moral imperative to sign up instantly and save the grand Canadian Musk Ox or the Mexican Dumpy Frog. The question, therefore, is not unjustified.
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What Are You Accused of? Find Out Online
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 02, 2011 last modified Apr 01, 2011 04:48 PM — filed under:
Starting Tuesday, police authorities in the Indian capital will make many crime reports, also known as First Information Reports, publicly accessible from its Web site. The report can be attained by entering details such as the name of the accused or victim and also the area where the crime took place. So far, no crime reports have been posted on the Web site.
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January 2011 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 31, 2011 last modified Jul 30, 2012 11:25 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Greetings from the Centre for Internet and Society! It gives us immense pleasure to present regular updates on the progress of our research on the mainstream Internet media. In this issue of we bring our latest project updates, news and media coverage:
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"Privacy matters"
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 27, 2011 last modified Apr 04, 2011 07:20 AM — filed under:
Privacy India invites individuals to attend the second "Privacy matters" conference, a one-day event on the 5th February 2011 at the TERI Southern Regional Centre, Bangalore. Privacy India, Society in Action Group, and the Centre for Internet & Society have joined hands to organize the event.
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Blog Entry 4 Popular Myths about UID
by Prashant Iyengar published Jan 22, 2011 last modified Jun 20, 2012 04:37 AM — filed under: ,
By now, there is already a lot of material in the public domain that is critical about the UID/Aadhar project, writes Prashant Iyengar in this blog entry published in Privacy India on January 22, 2011.
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Getting Connected
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 11, 2011 last modified Apr 01, 2011 05:03 PM — filed under:
Nishant Shah of the Centre for Internet & Society talks about the growing adoption of social media, and what can constitute a "social media network"
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Clicktivism & a brave new world order
by Nishant Shah published Jan 06, 2011 last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:02 AM — filed under:
THE FIRST decade of this century has been one of accelerated change. The proliferation of the Internet has ushered in ubiquitous transformations in the way we live. And yet, the more things change, the more they remain the same.
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CIS to Screen Subasri’s film “Brave New Medium”
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 05, 2011 last modified Apr 04, 2011 07:21 AM — filed under:
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) will host a screening of a film “Brave New Medium,” at 6 p.m. on Monday, 10 January 2011. The film is directed by Subasri Krishnan.
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