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"Aadhaar Reduced Agency in Citizens and Empowered Those in Positions of Authority"
by Martin Moore published May 21, 2019 — filed under: ,
In the space of one election cycle, authoritarian governments, moneyed elites and fringe hackers figured out how to game elections, bypass democratic processes, and turn social networks into battlefields. Facebook, Google and Twitter – where our politics now takes place – have lost control and are struggling to claw it back. As our lives migrate online, we are gradually moving into a world of datafied citizens and real-time surveillance. The entire political landscape has changed, with profound consequences for democracy.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
"Privacy matters"
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 27, 2011 last modified Apr 04, 2011 07:20 AM — filed under:
Privacy India invites individuals to attend the second "Privacy matters" conference, a one-day event on the 5th February 2011 at the TERI Southern Regional Centre, Bangalore. Privacy India, Society in Action Group, and the Centre for Internet & Society have joined hands to organize the event.
Located in Events
"Will the Magic Number Deliver?" - Roundtable on Aadhaar at CSLG, JNU, April 26
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Apr 20, 2016 last modified Apr 20, 2016 10:49 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for the Study of Law and Governance (CSLG), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), will organise a roundtable discussion on Tuesday, April 26, to discuss the Aadhaar project and Act. Along with Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Prasanna S, Apar Gupta, and Chirashree Dasgupta, Sumandro Chattapadhyay will be one of the discussants. It will take place in the CSLG Conference Room at 6 pm.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
#NAMA: The Future of Indic Languages
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 24, 2014 — filed under: ,
Medianama is hosting an open house session on "The Digital Future of Indic Languages" at the Oberoi in Bangalore on Thursday, July 24, 2014. The event will begin at 4.30pm and be followed by cocktails and dinner. Subhashish Panigrahi will participate in the event.
Located in News & Media
'Anonymous' hackers to protest Indian Internet laws
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 18, 2012 — filed under: , , ,
Global hacking movement Anonymous has called for protesters to take to the streets in 16 cities around India on Saturday over what it considers growing government censorship of the Internet, writes Pratap Chakravarty.
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Blog Entry 'Originality,' 'Authenticity,' and 'Experimentation': Understanding Tagore’s Music on YouTube
by Ipsita Sengupta published Jul 27, 2015 last modified Jul 07, 2016 02:18 AM — filed under: , ,
This post by Ipsita Sengupta is part of the 'Studying Internets in India' series. In this essay, she explores the responses to various renditions of songs composed by Rabindranath Tagore available on YouTube and the questions they raise regarding online listening cultures and ideas of authorship of music.
Located in RAW
'Privacy Matters' Chennai
by elonnai hickok published Aug 02, 2011 last modified Sep 22, 2011 10:17 AM
Privacy India invites individuals to attend “Privacy Matters”, a one day conference on August 6th 2011 at the Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai. Privacy India, Society in Action Group, IDRC, the Centre for Internet & Society, Citizen consumer and civic Action Group, and Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai have joined hands to organize this event.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
'The Dark Face of Google'
by Sanchia de Souza published Mar 23, 2009 last modified Mar 24, 2009 06:51 AM — filed under:
Talk by Patrice Riemens
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Blog Entry 'We Need to Proactively Ensure that People Can't File Patents Representative of the Creativity of a FOSS Community'
by Rohini Lakshané published Aug 23, 2015 last modified Sep 27, 2015 11:51 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Rohini Lakshané attended “Open Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Our Digital Culture” in Bangalore on August 13, 2015. Major takeaways from the event are documented in this post.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry (Lack of) Representation of Non-Western World in Process of Creation of Web Standards
by Harsh Gupta published Oct 20, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
World Wide Consortium (W3C) as a standard setting organization for the World Wide Web plays a very important role in shaping the web. We focus on the ongoing controversy related to Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) and found that there was a serious lack of participation from people from non-western countries. We also found serious lack of gender diversity in the EME debate.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs