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When laugh lines turn worry lines
by K.V. Aditya Bharadwaj published Mar 20, 2019 — filed under:
Trolls instil fear in cartoonists’ minds.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
When Netas Network
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 27, 2013 last modified Jun 19, 2013 06:19 AM — filed under:
In September 2009, a freshly re-elected Congress took exception to a light-hearted tweet by its newly inducted minister Shashi Tharoor, chastising him not only for causing offence but also for being too quick to air his views on social media.
Located in News & Media
When politics gets social
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 12, 2014 last modified Apr 04, 2014 07:52 AM — filed under: ,
In the run-up to the general election, social media companies explain how the political campaigns this time are very different from what they were five years ago.
Located in News & Media
When revolutions go viral
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 01, 2011 — filed under:
Thanks to Facebook and Twitter, the urban Indian youth, famously detached from the goings-on in the country, came out on the streets to support the anti-corruption movement - not only here but abroad as well. TOI-Crest looks at the anatomy of a modern protest movement.
Located in News & Media
When the digital spills into the physical
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 22, 2011 — filed under:
Nishant Shah, Director-Research, Centre for Internet and Society, Bengaluru, tells us why flash mobs are an interesting sign of our times, and not just a passing fad.
When the virtual world wakes up the real one
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2013 — filed under: ,
The unprecedented wave of voices speaking up against sexual harassment in recent times has as much to do with technology as the determination to seek justice. From Twitter to Tumblr, and blogs to pastebin, the internet's anonymity, reach and speed allow small, personal stories of abuse to swell into big stories.
Located in News & Media
When the war’s on WhatsApp
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 25, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Slick, jingoistic videos are whipping up pro-war rhetoric on social media after the Uri terror attack.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry When Whistle Blowers Unite
by Sunil Abraham published Jan 14, 2010 last modified Mar 21, 2012 10:17 AM — filed under: ,
Leaking corporate or government information in public interest through popular Web service providers is risky but Wikileaks.org is one option that you could try out.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Wherever you are, whatever you do
by Sunil Abraham published Aug 25, 2010 last modified Mar 21, 2012 10:12 AM — filed under:
Facebook recently launched a location-based service called Places. Privacy advocates are resenting to this new development. Sunil Abraham identifies the three prime reasons for this outcry against Facebook. The article was published in the Indian Express on 23 August, 2010.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
White Paper on Data Protection and Privacy
by Admin published Mar 07, 2018 — filed under: ,
National Institute of Public Finance and Policy is organizing a roundtable on data protection and privacy in New Delhi on March 8, 2018. Sunil Abraham is participating as a moderator in the session on Rights and Protections. Amber Sinha is also participating as a panelist.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media