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Blog Entry Automated Facial Recognition Systems (AFRS): Responding to Related Privacy Concerns
by Arindrajit Basu, Siddharth Sonkar published Jan 02, 2020 — filed under: , , ,
Arindrajit Basu and Siddharth Sonkar have co-written this blog as the second of their three-part blog series on AI Policy Exchange under the parent title: Is there a Reasonable Expectation of Privacy from Data Aggregation by Automated Facial Recognition Systems?
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry Automated Facial Recognition Systems and the Mosaic Theory of Privacy: The Way Forward
by Arindrajit Basu, Siddharth Sonkar published Jan 02, 2020 — filed under: , , ,
Arindrajit Basu and Siddharth Sonkar have co-written this blog as the third of their three-part blog series on AI Policy Exchange under the parent title: Is there a Reasonable Expectation of Privacy from Data Aggregation by Automated Facial Recognition Systems?
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry CIS Cybersecurity Series (Part 6) - Lhadon Tethong
by Purba Sarkar published Jul 15, 2013 last modified Aug 01, 2013 09:54 AM — filed under: , , , ,
CIS interviews Lhadon Tethong, Tibetan human rights activist, as part of the Cybersecurity Series
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry CIS Cybersecurity Series (Part 11) - Anja Kovacs
by Purba Sarkar published Oct 15, 2013 — filed under: , , , ,
CIS interviews Anja Kovacs, researcher and activist, and director of the Internet Democracy, Project as part of the Cybersecurity Series.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Good Intentions, Recalcitrant Text - I: Why India’s Proposal at the ITU is Troubling for Internet Freedoms
by Geetha Hariharan published Oct 28, 2014 last modified Nov 02, 2014 03:13 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
The UN's International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is hosting its Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-14) this year in South Korea. At PP-14, India introduced a new draft resolution on ITU's Role in Realising Secure Information Society. The Draft Resolution has grave implications for human rights and Internet governance. Geetha Hariharan explores.
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Blog Entry CIS Cybersecurity Series (Part 12) - Namita Malhotra
by Purba Sarkar published Nov 15, 2013 last modified Nov 18, 2013 10:03 AM — filed under: , , , ,
CIS interviews Namita Malhotra, researcher and lawyer at Alternative Law Forum, Bangalore, as part of the Cybersecurity Series.
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Blog Entry First Look: CIS Cybersecurity documentary film
by Purba Sarkar published Nov 18, 2013 last modified Dec 17, 2013 08:16 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
CIS presents the trailer of its documentary film DesiSec: Cybersecurity & Civil Society in India
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Blog Entry Regulating the Internet: The Government of India & Standards Development at the IETF
by Aayush Rathi, Gurshabad Grover and Sunil Abraham published Nov 30, 2018 last modified Jan 22, 2019 07:29 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The institution of open standards has been described as a formidable regulatory regime governing the Internet. Given the regulatory and domestic policy implications that technical standards can have, there is a need for Indian governmental agencies to focus adequate resources geared towards achieving favourable outcomes at standards development fora.
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Blog Entry Pre-Budget Consultation 2016 - Submission to the IT Group of the Ministry of Finance
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Jan 12, 2016 last modified Jan 12, 2016 01:34 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
The Ministry of Finance has recently held pre-budget consultations with different stakeholder groups in connection with the Union Budget 2016-17. We were invited to take part in the consultation for the IT (hardware and software) group organised on January 07, 2016, and submit a suggestion note. We are sharing the note below. It was prepared and presented by Sumandro Chattapadhyay, with contributions from Rohini Lakshané, Anubha Sinha, and other members of CIS.
Located in Openness
Blog Entry Guest post: Before cyber norms, let’s talk about disanalogy and disintermediation
by Pukhraj Singh published Nov 15, 2019 last modified Nov 18, 2019 10:14 AM — filed under: ,
In a guest post in relation to CIS’s recently held roundtable onIndia’s cyber defense strategy, Pukhraj Singh looks at the critical fissures – at the technical and policy levels – in global normative efforts to secure cyberspace. By charting out the key vectors and power asymmetries among key stakeholders – both leading state actors and private actors like Microsoft – Singh posits that there is much to be done before we circumscribe cyber operations within legal strictures.
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