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Information & Communication Technology in Making a Healthy Information Society with special reference to use of ICTS in Educational Technology
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 18, 2014 — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Department of Computer Science, Andhra Loyola College in collaboration with the Department of Computer Science, Krishna University will be organizing a UGC-sponsored National Seminar on August 11 and 12, 2014 at Andhra Loyola College in Vijayawada.
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Blog Entry Five Frequently Asked Questions about the Amended ITRs
by Chinmayi Arun published Jan 28, 2013 last modified Jan 30, 2013 05:36 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
This piece discusses the five major questions that have been the subject of debate after the World Conference on International Telecommunications 2012 (WCIT). The politics surrounding the WCIT are not discussed here but it must be kept in mind that they have played a significant role in the outcome of the conference and in some of the debates about it.
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Blog Entry Future of Work: Report of the ‘Workshop on the IT/IT-eS Sector and the Future of Work in India’
by Ambika Tandon published Aug 16, 2018 last modified Mar 05, 2020 07:03 PM — filed under: , ,
This report provides an overview of the proceedings and outcomes of the Workshop on the IT/IT-eS Sector and the Future of Work in India (hereinafter referred to as the “Workshop”), organised at Omidyar Networks’ office in Bangalore, on June 29, 2018.
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Blog Entry Is the new ‘interception’ order old wine in a new bottle?
by Elonnai Hickok, Vipul Kharbanda, Shweta Mohandas and Pranav M. Bidare published Dec 29, 2018 — filed under: , , , ,
The government could always authorise intelligence agencies to intercept and monitor communications, but the lack of clarity is problematic.
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3rd Canadian Science Policy Conference
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 23, 2011 last modified Nov 23, 2011 03:57 PM — filed under: ,
The Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC) organised the 2011 conference at the Ottawa Convention Centre from 16 to 18 November 2011. Sunil Abraham spoke in the session on Global Implications of Open and Inclusive Innovation.
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Accessing pirated content might lead to prison term & Rs 3-lakh fine
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 23, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
India puts onus of downloading and viewing pirated content on individuals.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking for Access of Information by Public) Rules, 2009
by Smitha Krishna Prasad published Nov 19, 2012 last modified Nov 21, 2012 09:32 AM — filed under: ,
G.S.R.781 (E).-- In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (z) of sub-section (2) of section 87, read with sub-section (2) of section 69A of the Information Technology Act 2000, (21 of 2000), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely:
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Blog Entry The National Health Stack: An Expensive, Temporary Placebo
by Murali Neelakantan, Swaraj Barooah, Swagam Dasgupta, and Torsha Sarkar published Aug 13, 2018 — filed under: ,
The year 2002 saw the introduction of a very ambitious National Program for Information Technology in the United Kingdom with the goal to transform the National Health Service — a pre-existing state-sponsored universal healthcare program. This would include a centralised, digital healthcare record for patients and secure access for 30,000 professionals across 300 hospitals.
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Blog Entry The Quixotic Fight to Clean up the Web
by Sunil Abraham published Jan 23, 2012 last modified Jan 26, 2012 08:53 PM — filed under: , , ,
The ongoing attempt to pre-screen online content won’t change anything. It will only drive netizens into the arms of criminals, writes Sunil Abraham in this article published in Tehelka Magazine, Vol 9, Issue 04, Dated 28 Jan 2012.
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Blog Entry IT (Amendment) Act, 2008, 69B Rules: Draft and Final Version Comparison
by Jadine Lannon published Apr 30, 2013 last modified Apr 30, 2013 09:47 AM — filed under: ,
Jadine Lannon has performed a clause-by-clause comparison of the Draft 69B Rules and official 69B Rules under Section 69B in order to better understand how the two are similar and how they differ. Notes have been included on some changes we deemed to be important.
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