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Amnesty International calls for review of 66A of IT act
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2012 — filed under: ,
The review seeks to bring the Act in line with international human rights law standards on freedom of expression.
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Civil society & industry oppose India’s plans to modify ITRs
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 23, 2012 last modified Nov 30, 2012 09:42 AM — filed under: , ,
Industry fears ITU control over Internet; excessive content control and surveillance an issue for civil society.
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How to Steer Clear of India’s Strict Internet Laws
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 20, 2012 last modified Nov 30, 2012 10:13 AM — filed under: ,
The arrest of two women in Mumbai for a Facebook post is the latest heavy-handed move by India’s government to curb what Indian citizens say on the Internet.
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Second International e-Governance Conference
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 02, 2012 last modified Dec 11, 2012 10:50 AM — filed under: , ,
The second international conference on governance and electronics which is held under the motto "Together Toward Digital Inclusion" is organized by the National Committee for Corporate Governance Electronic Iraq and the United Nations Development Programme at Rashid Hotel in Baghdad from December 2-3, 2012. The event aims to review the achievements of the program e-governance Iraqi national, and discuss the challenges of applying e-governance as a tool to achieve public sector reform and digital inclusion.
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Blog Entry Transcripts from WCIT-12
by Snehashish Ghosh published Dec 03, 2012 last modified Dec 03, 2012 02:00 PM — filed under: ,
We are archiving copies of the live-transcripts from the World Conference on International Telecommunications, 2012 (WCIT-12) which is being held in Dubai from 3–14 December, 2012.
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Blog Entry Section 66-A, Information Technology Act, 2000: Cases
by Snehashish Ghosh published Dec 03, 2012 last modified Dec 06, 2012 09:20 AM — filed under: , ,
In this blog post Snehashish Ghosh summarizes the facts of a few cases where Section 66-A, Information Technology Act, 2000, has been mentioned or discussed.
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Blog Entry Online Censorship: How Government should Approach Regulation of Speech
by Sunil Abraham published Dec 05, 2012 — filed under: , , , ,
Why is there a constant brouhaha in India about online censorship? What must be done to address this?
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OurSay: how India’s technology is cutting into corruption
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 17, 2012 — filed under:
In the world’s largest democracy, corruption has long been part of the system of governance. However, transformative new technologies are playing an exciting and powerful role in citizen engagement, good governance and in the mobilisation of the masses for social action.
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Blog Entry Getting the (Digital) Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Right
by Arindrajit Basu published Oct 03, 2022 — filed under: , , ,
On the eve of the Tokyo Quad Summit in May 2022, President Biden unveiled the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF), visualising cooperation across the Indo-Pacific based on four pillars: trade; supply chains; clean energy, decarbonisation and infrastructure; and tax and anti-corruption. Galvanised by the US, the other 13 founding members of the IPEF are Australia, Brunei Darussalam, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The first official in-person Ministerial meeting was held in Los Angeles on 9 September 2022.
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Blog Entry UN Questionnaire on Digital Innovation, Technologies and Right to Health
by Pahlavi and Shweta Mohandas published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Nov 21, 2022 04:10 PM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) contributed to the questionnaire put out by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, on digital innovation, technologies and the right to health. The responses were authored by Pahlavi and Shweta Mohandas, and edited by Indumathi Manohar.
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