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You Have the Right to Remain Silent
by Anja Kovacs published Apr 19, 2011 last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:55 AM — filed under: , , ,
India has a long history of censorship that it justifies in the name of national security. But new laws governing the Internet are unreasonable and — given the multitude of online voices — poorly thought out, argues Anja Kovacs in this article published in the Sunday Guardian on 17 April 2011.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry You Have the Right to Remain Silent
by Nishant Shah published Jul 22, 2013 last modified Jul 22, 2013 06:59 AM — filed under: , , ,
Reflecting upon the state of freedom of speech and expression in India, in the wake of the shut-down of the political satire website narendramodiplans.com.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
You will need a license to create a WhatsApp group in Kashmir
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 21, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
The internet rights activists have criticised the move stating it as unconstitutional.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Young Scholar Tutorials
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 09, 2013 last modified Sep 30, 2013 11:21 AM — filed under:
Communication Policy Research South organised this workshop on September 3 and 4, 2013. Nehaa Chaudhari participated in the event organised by CPR South.
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Young Scholars' Programme, CPRSouth 2016
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 23, 2016 — filed under: ,
Rohini Lakshané took part in the Young Scholars' Programme organized by Communication Policy Research South from September 6 to 7, 2016 in Zanzibar.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Your digital wallet can be a ‘pickpocket’
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 05, 2016 — filed under: , ,
If you have installed a wallet app on your smartphone, be careful. Many such apps can access data, even sensitive personal information, and have features that do more than just make payments. All that, with your due “permission”.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Your life's an open Facebook
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 26, 2013 — filed under: ,
The jury's out on Facebook's newly introduced Graph Search. While some argue that it's a stalker's dream come true, others say it's a great tool for social research. Shikha Kumar jumps right into the debate.
Located in News & Media
Your mobile apps have the permission to spy on you
by Admin published Apr 03, 2018 — filed under: ,
The top applications on the Android Play store in India seek permission like access to your camera, microphone, modify contacts and download files without notifications depending on the use of the app.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Your phone is a surveillance device, your ISP a surveillance provider…: Pranesh Prakash
by Prasad Krishna published May 27, 2015 last modified Jun 17, 2015 02:53 PM — filed under:
“In India there is no special privilege for journalists over ordinary citizens,” Pranesh Prakash, Policy Director at the Centre for Internet and Society began at the workshop entitled ‘Digital Security for Journalists’ organised by the Mumbai Press Club and the Centre for Internet and Society.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Your private data may be online, courtesy govt
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 29, 2013 — filed under: ,
Some depts have posted bank account & income details on net for transparency; experts cry privacy breach.
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