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Corporate push to Modi’s Rs.4.5-billion digital dream
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 16, 2015 — filed under: ,
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Rs. 4.5-billion digital dream seems to find favour with the corporate world, which calls it a “very progressive step” and “massive tech push”.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry A Dissent Note to the Expert Committee for DNA Profiling
by Elonnai Hickok published Jul 17, 2015 last modified Jul 21, 2016 11:01 AM — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet and Society has participated in the Expert Committee for DNA Profiling constituted by the Department of Biotechnology in 2012 for the purpose of deliberating on and finalizing the draft Human DNA Profiling Bill and appreciates this opportunity. CIS respectively dissents from the January 2015 draft of the Bill.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
7th Best Practices Meet 2015
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 17, 2015 — filed under: ,
Data Security Council of India (DSCI) organized the 7th edition of its Best Practices Meet (BPM) from July 9 - 10, 2015 at Hotel ITC Gardenia in Bengaluru. BPM2015 had “Architecting Security for Digital Transformation” as its theme. Sunil Abraham and Elonnai Hickok were speakers at this event.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Five Nations, One Future?
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 01, 2015 last modified Jul 18, 2015 02:34 AM — filed under:
The Silicon Valley model for success - what Bangalore, Chile, London and Rwanda want to learn from California.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry First draft of Technology Business Incubators: An Indian Perspective and Implementation Guidance Report
by Vidushi Marda published Jul 25, 2015 — filed under:
The Centre for Internet and Society presents the first draft of its analysis on technology business incubators("TBI") in India. The report prepared by Sunil Abraham, Vidushi Marda, Udbhav Tiwari and Anumeha Karnatak looks at operating procedures, success stories and lessons that can be learnt from TBIs in India.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Role of Intermediaries in Countering Online Abuse
by Jyoti Panday published Jul 31, 2015 last modified Aug 02, 2015 04:38 PM — filed under: , , , ,
The Internet can be a hostile space and protecting users from abuse without curtailing freedom of expression requires a balancing act on the part of online intermediaries.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
India blocks access to 857 porn sites
by Pranesh Prakash published Aug 05, 2015 — filed under: , , , ,
India has blocked free access to 857 porn sites in what it says is a move to prevent children from accessing them.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Porn ban: People will soon learn to circumvent ISPs and govt orders, expert says
by Pranesh Prakash published Aug 05, 2015 — filed under: , , , , ,
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Porn block in India sparks outrage
by Pranesh Prakash published Aug 05, 2015 — filed under: , , , , ,
India’s government has triggered a storm of protest after blocking 857 alleged pornography websites, with privacy and internet freedom campaigners, as well as consumers, condemning the move as arbitrary and unlawful.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry CIS submission to the UNGA WSIS+10 Review
by Jyoti Panday published Aug 09, 2015 — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) submitted its comments to the non-paper on the UNGA Overall Review of the Implementation of the WSIS outcomes, evaluating the progress made and challenges ahead.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog