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Paranoid about state surveillance? Here’s the FD Guide to living in the age of snoops
by Admin published Dec 16, 2017 — filed under: ,
The US does it, so does China. Ever since Edward Snowden’s revelations back in 2013, which exposed the extent of the US’s global surveillance apparatus, the public has been fairly clued into the extent of mass surveillance.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Workshop on 'Urban Data, Inequality and Justice in the Global South'
by Admin published Jun 14, 2019 last modified Jul 06, 2019 01:30 AM — filed under: , ,
Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon presented our research on video-based surveillance in New Delhi at a workshop on urban data, inequality, and justice in the global South at the University of Manchester on 14 June 2019.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Free Speech and Surveillance
by Gautam Bhatia published Jul 07, 2014 — filed under: , , , , , ,
Gautam Bhatia examines the constitutionality of surveillance by the Indian state.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Why Data Localisation Might Lead To Unchecked Surveillance
by Pranesh Prakash published Oct 16, 2018 — filed under: , ,
In recent times, there has been a rash of policies and regulations that propose that the data that Indian entities handle be physically stored on servers in India, in some cases exclusively. In other cases, only a copy needs to be stored.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry The Fight for Digital Sovereignty
by Sunil Abraham published Oct 25, 2013 last modified Oct 25, 2013 07:29 AM — filed under: ,
It is time to incorporate free software principles to address the issue of privacy. Thanks to the revelations of Edward Snowden, a former contractor to the United States (US) National Security Agency (NSA) who leaked secrets about the agency’s surveillance programmes, a 24-year-old movement aimed at protecting the rights of software users and developers has got some fresh attention from policymakers.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Surveillance and the Indian Constitution - Part 2: Gobind and the Compelling State Interest Test
by Pranesh Prakash published Jan 27, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
Gautam Bhatia analyses the first case in which the Supreme Court recognized a constitutional right to privacy, Gobind v. State of Madhya Pradesh, and argues that the holding in that case adopted the three-pronged American test of strict scrutiny, compelling State interest, and narrow tailoring in its approach to privacy violations.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Dear Milind Deora, Prakash Javadekar Deserved The Truth
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 22, 2013 last modified Sep 05, 2013 10:38 AM — filed under: , ,
Milind Deora, the Minister of State for Communications, Information Technology and Shipping, isn’t your typical politician.
Located in News & Media
Privacy and Surveillance in India
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 13, 2013 — filed under: , ,
Sunil Abraham, Executive Director from the Centre for Internet and Society will give a talk on privacy and surveillance in India at this event organised by the Centre for Culture, Media and Governance, Jamia Millia Islamia on September 18, 2013. The talk will be held at Network Governance Lab, CCMG, Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi at 11.30 a.m.
Located in News & Media
Targeting surveillance
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 30, 2014 — filed under: , ,
In the fall of 2005, Scotland Yard raided a flat in west London and arrested a suspected al-Qaeda militant known by a teasing Arabic nickname, Irhabi (“Terrorist”) 007.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Surveillance: Privacy Vs Security
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 17, 2013 last modified Aug 19, 2013 05:32 AM — filed under: , ,
The Foundation for Media Professionals is organizing a debate at the India International Centre, New Delhi on August 17, 2013. Shri Kapil Sibal will give the opening speech. Natgrid chief Raghu Raman is one of the debaters. Pranesh Prakash is participating in this event as a panelist.
Located in News & Media