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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
Blog Entry White Paper on RTI and Privacy V1.2
by Vipul Kharbanda published Nov 09, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
This white paper explores the relationship between privacy and transparency in the context of the right to information in India. Analysing pertinent case law and legislation - the paper highlights how the courts and the law in India address questions of transparency vs. privacy.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Who Governs the Internet? Implications for Freedom and National Security
by Sunil Abraham published Apr 04, 2014 last modified Apr 05, 2014 04:23 PM — filed under: , ,
The second half of last year has been quite momentous for Internet governance thanks to Edward Snowden. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff became aware that they were targets of US surveillance for economic not security reasons. They protested loudly.
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Who is Following Me: Tracking the Trackers (IGF2012)
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 07, 2012 last modified Dec 07, 2012 05:17 PM — filed under: ,
The Internet Society and the Council of Europe are co-organising a workshop at the IGF (Baku - 8 November 2012 - 09:00 - 10:30) regarding online tracking. Malavika Jayaram is a speaker.
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WHO's WHO LEGAL names Malavika Jayaram as one of the top lawyers for Internet and e-Commerce Issues in India
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 20, 2012 — filed under:
Malavika Jayaram was one of 10 Indian lawyers selected for inclusion as the top lawyers for internet and e-commerce issues in India. The new volume for 2012 was recently published following a process of peer reviews and independent research.
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Blog Entry Whole Body Imaging and Privacy Concerns that Follow
by Srishti Goyal published Aug 22, 2011 last modified Sep 29, 2011 05:38 AM — filed under: ,
Law student at the National University of Juridical Sciences, and intern for Privacy India, Srishti Goyal compares, contrasts, and critiques the Whole Body Imaging practices found in the US, the UK, and Australia, and makes recommendations for an Indian regime.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Whose Data is it Anyway?
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 18, 2012 last modified Apr 28, 2012 04:12 AM — filed under: , , ,
Tactical Technology Collective and the Centre for Internet & Society invite you to the second round of discussions of the Exposing Data Series at the CIS office in Bangalore on 24 January 2012. Siddharth Hande and Hapee de Groot will be speaking on this occasion.
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry Why 'Facebook' is More Dangerous than the Government Spying on You
by Maria Xynou published Nov 19, 2013 last modified Nov 23, 2013 08:38 AM — filed under: , ,
In this article, Maria Xynou looks at state and corporate surveillance in India and analyzes why our "choice" to hand over our personal data can potentially be more harmful than traditional, top-down, state surveillance. Read this article and perhaps reconsider your "choice" to use social networking sites, such as Facebook.
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Why Aadhaar leaks should worry you, and is biometrics really safe?
by Prasad Krishna published May 12, 2017 — filed under: , ,
What’s worrying is that the UIDAI seems to always be in denial mode over security concerns.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media