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Blog Entry Report on the 2nd Privacy Round Table meeting
by Maria Xynou published Apr 24, 2013 last modified Jul 12, 2013 11:54 AM — filed under: , ,
This post entails a report on the second Privacy Round Table meeting which took place on 20th April 2013.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Consilience – 2013
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2013 last modified Nov 20, 2013 06:15 AM — filed under: , ,
The Law and Technology Committee of National Law School of India University, Bangalore is organising ‘Consilience – 2013′, an annual conference on law and technology, to be held on May 25 and 26, 2013. The Centre for Internet and Society is a co-partner for this event.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Blog Entry Interview with the Citizen Lab on Internet Filtering in India
by Maria Xynou published Jun 24, 2013 last modified Jun 26, 2013 09:47 AM — filed under: ,
Maria Xynou recently interviewed Masashi Crete-Nishihata and Jakub Dalek from the Citizen Lab on internet filtering in India. View this interview and gain an insight on Netsweeper and FinFisher!
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Blog Entry Open Letter to Prevent the Installation of RFID tags in Vehicles
by Maria Xynou published Jun 27, 2013 last modified Jul 12, 2013 10:59 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) has sent this open letter to the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) to urge them not to intall RFID tags in vehicles in India.
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Blog Entry The State is Snooping: Can You Escape?
by Snehashish Ghosh published Jun 27, 2013 — filed under: ,
Blanket surveillance of the kind envisaged by India's Centralized Monitoring System achieves little, but blatantly violates the citizen's right to privacy; Snehashish Ghosh explores why it may be dangerous and looks at potential safeguards against such intrusion.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Internet users enraged over US online spying
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 29, 2013 last modified Jul 01, 2013 04:10 AM — filed under: , ,
India is the fifth most tracked nation by American intelligence agencies.
Located in News & Media
Biometrics or bust? India's Identity Crisis
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 01, 2013 — filed under: ,
Malavika Jayaram is speaking at an event organized by the Oxford Internet Institute on July 2, 2013. The talk will be held at Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, 1 St Giles Oxford OX1 3JS.
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Indian Government Quietly Brings In Its 'Central Monitoring System': Total Surveillance Of All Telecommunications
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 08, 2013 last modified Jul 02, 2013 09:12 AM — filed under: ,
There's a worrying trend around the world for governments to extend online surveillance capabilities to encompass all citizens -- often justified with the usual excuse of combatting terrorism and/or child pornography.
Located in News & Media
Issue of duplication of identities of users under control: Nilekani
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 29, 2013 last modified Jul 02, 2013 10:13 AM — filed under: ,
Nandan Nilekani says UIDAI system almost completely accurate, duplication of identities virtually negligible.
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Facebook, Google deny spying access
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 09, 2013 last modified Jul 02, 2013 10:18 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The CEOs of Facebook and Google on Saturday categorically denied that the US National Security Agency had "direct access" to their company servers for snooping on Gmail and Facebook users. But both acknowledged that the companies complied with the 'lawful' requests made by the US government and shared user data with sleuths.
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