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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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Blog Entry Women in the IT Industry: Request for Data
by Jadine Lannon published Feb 28, 2013 last modified Mar 06, 2013 10:52 AM — filed under:
For CIS's research on indicators of female economic empowerment in the IT industry in India, we have sent formal request for participation in a short survey to the six largest IT companies based in India. A copy of the letter of request and survey as well as some details of the request for data can be found in this post.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Women on Covid lists get lewd calls and messages
by Prasad Krishna published May 24, 2021 — filed under: ,
Perverts are eating into precious time in the middle of a pandemic and adding to the overall anxiety.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Women's Safety? There is an App for That
by Rohini Lakshané published May 19, 2016 last modified Jan 10, 2017 02:48 AM — filed under: ,
“After locking ourselves in a room for more than 6 days, this is what we came out [sic] with. Join us in helping make WOMEN feel SAFE,” read a gloating press release about a smartphone app for women to notify their near ones that they were in distress. It was one among many such PRs frequently landing in my mailbox after the rape and murder of a young student on board a private bus in Delhi in 2012.
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Workshop on 'Privacy after Big Data' (Delhi, November 12)
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Nov 02, 2016 last modified Nov 12, 2016 10:14 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) and the Sarai programme, CSDS, invite you to a workshop on 'Privacy after Big Data: What Changes? What should Change?' on Saturday, November 12. This workshop aims to build a dialogue around some of the key government-led big data initiatives in India and elsewhere that are contributing significant new challenges and concerns to the ongoing debates on the right to privacy. It is an open event. Please register to participate.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Workshop on 'Urban Data, Inequality and Justice in the Global South'
by Admin published Jun 14, 2019 last modified Jul 06, 2019 01:30 AM — filed under: , ,
Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon presented our research on video-based surveillance in New Delhi at a workshop on urban data, inequality, and justice in the global South at the University of Manchester on 14 June 2019.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Workshop on Big Data in India: Benefits, Harms, and Human Rights (Delhi, October 01)
by Vanya Rakesh published Sep 20, 2016 last modified Sep 28, 2016 05:53 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
CIS welcomes you to participate in the workshop we are organising on Saturday, October 01 at India Habitat Centre, Delhi, to discuss benefits, harms, and human rights implications of big data technologies, and explore potential research questions. A quick RSVP will be much appreciated.
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Workshop on Center for IT and Society
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 23, 2016 — filed under:
This workshop was held at IIT, Delhi on December 20, 2016. Amber Sinha attended the workshop. The meeting focused on the curriculum and the way forward, especially with respect to the industry requirements.
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Workshop on Cyber-Ethics: Values-driven Innovative Solutions
by Admin published Jun 28, 2019 last modified Jul 06, 2019 12:51 AM — filed under: ,
Arindrajit Basu moderated a discussion on Cyber-Ethics at Swiss Nex (Consulate General of Switzerland, Bangalore on 28 June 2019. The event was organized by the Embassy of Switzerland.
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