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It Took Just 355 Indians to Mine the Data of 5.6 Lakh Facebook Users. Here's How
by Admin published Apr 07, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Data privacy in India is still a nascent subject. Experts say cheap data has led to unprecedented Facebook penetration. Often, it is seen that those who open an account are not aware of the privacy concerns.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Is This The Beginning Of The End For Facebook?
by Admin published Apr 17, 2018 last modified Apr 17, 2018 02:44 PM — filed under: , ,
After two days of congressional hearings that collectively lasted over ten hours, there are many questions about Facebook, its policies and its future that experts are debating.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Does the Safe-Harbor Program Adequately Address Third Parties Online?
by Rebecca Schild published Apr 16, 2010 last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:19 AM — filed under: , , , ,
While many citizens outside of the US and EU benefit from the data privacy provisions the Safe Harbor Program, it remains unclear how successfully the program can govern privacy practices when third-parties continue to gain more rights over personal data. Using Facebook as a site of analysis, I will attempt to shed light on the deficiencies of the framework for addressing the complexity of data flows in the online ecosystem.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Change has come to all of us
by Nishant Shah published Oct 24, 2010 last modified Mar 13, 2012 10:43 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The general focus on a digital generational divide makes us believe that generations are separated by the digital axis, and that the gap is widening. There is a growing anxiety voiced by an older generation that the digital natives they encounter — in their homes, schools and universities and at workplaces — are a new breed with an entirely different set of vocabularies and lifestyles which are unintelligible and inaccessible. It is time we started pushing the boundaries of what it means to be a digital native.
Located in Digital Natives / Blog
Blog Entry Facebook: A Platform with Little Less Sharing of Personal Information
by Nishant Shah published May 08, 2016 last modified Jun 05, 2016 02:38 AM — filed under: ,
As Facebook becomes less personal, what happens to digital friendship?
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
FB & Google have already monopolised Indian cyberspace
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 07, 2016 last modified Jul 08, 2016 03:59 PM — filed under: , , ,
In an interview with Catch, Sunil Abraham, executive director of Center for Internet & Society, puts the recent US-India cyber relationship framework into perspective. Abraham also talks about how Indian surveillance policies are outdated and why the country has failed to check the hegemonic tendencies of companies like Facebook and Google.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Tamil Nadu likely to hold Facebook accountable for suicide case
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 13, 2016 — filed under: , ,
The recent suicide of a 21-year-old woman from Salem district in Tamil Nadu over her morphed pictures being uploaded on Facebook could turn into a flash-point between the state police and the world's most-popular social networking site.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media