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Winter School on Privacy, Surveillance and Data Protection
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 30, 2015 last modified Feb 07, 2015 12:37 AM — filed under: ,
The Centre for Communication Governance (CCG) in collaboration with the UNESCO Chair on Freedom of Communication and Information at the University of Hamburg and the Hans Bredow conducted a week-long winter school on 'Privacy, Surveillance and Data Protection at National Law University, Delhi, from January 19 to 23, 2015.
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Wired state of mind
by Radha Rao published Dec 28, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:56 PM — filed under:
Information technology is the driver of society today — the basic block of innovation and growth in organisations, the mainstay of the 21st century. The decade bygone was only an indicator of the things to come. Whether its ideas or friendships, the future indubitably belongs to linking-up on the web, writes Malvika Tegta , DNA - Digital Edition, Monday - 28th December, 2009.
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WISER Lecture : Sumandro Chattapadhyay on Deregulation by Code
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 29, 2017 — filed under: , ,
University of the Witwatersrand organized a talk by Sumandro Chattapadhyay on Derugulation by Code on March 8, 2017 in Johannesburg.
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With digitisation at the forefront, government departments need to be cautious about digital security
by Prasad Krishna published May 04, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 08:33 AM — filed under: , ,
The huge leak of Aadhar data from four websites belonging to a central ministry and the Andhra Pradesh government has been on the government radar for a while. The leak, caused by poor security protocols, had left around 130 million numbers and their allied information, like bank and post office account details, open to access for several months. As the last website finally plugged loophole, violation echoed in Supreme Court.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
With power, phone and internet services affected, Chennai is still recovering from Cyclone Vardah
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 20, 2016 — filed under:
Nearly a week after Cyclone Vardah rattled the city, bringing normal life to a halt for a few days, Chennai is still reeling from the aftershock of the powerful storm.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Without stringent law, threats to Mark Zuckerberg are hollow: Experts
by Admin published Mar 25, 2018 last modified Mar 25, 2018 02:24 AM — filed under:
IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday warned Facebook and other social networks of tough action, if they attempted to influence the Indian elections.
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Woman Alleges Harassment at Major International Conference
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 30, 2016 — filed under: , ,
A prospective lawyer's name tag was flipped, and she was asked rude questions by a CEO at a conference, where, ironically enough, she was invited to devise sexual harassment policies.
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Women arrested for Facebook post: Did cops act under Sena pressure?
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 19, 2012 last modified Nov 21, 2012 11:17 AM — filed under: , , , ,
After Bal Thackeray's death, during the Mumbai Bandh, a 21-year-old criticised the shutdown on her Facebook page — her friend approved of it — next thing they know, they are facing a case, and this morning they were arrested.
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Women Arrested in Mumbai for Complaining on Facebook
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 21, 2012 — filed under: , , , ,
For over 30 hours following the death of the Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray on Saturday, stores throughout Mumbai closed their shutters and taxis and autorickshaws stayed off the streets.
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Women in love with Facebook
by Prasad Krishna published May 27, 2011 — filed under:
There’s one thing these days that determines the passion of the modern Indian woman: their ever-growing love affair with the internet. The article by L Subramani was published in the Deccan Herald on May 27, 2011.
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