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Blog Entry Konkani Wikipedia Advances in 4 Days — From 90 Articles to 130 Articles!
by Nitika Tandon published Aug 31, 2013 last modified Sep 03, 2013 10:37 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
There has been a rise of article contributions to the Konkani Wikipedia in a span of 4 days following a 4 day programme organized by the CIS-A2K team for M.A. students from the Konkani Department, Goa University at the Central State Library, Goa from August 21 to 24, 2013. Nitika Tandon and Subhashish Panigrahi conducted the event.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Launch of Assamese Wikipedia Education Program at Guwahati University
by Nitika Tandon published Oct 22, 2012 last modified Jul 26, 2013 11:43 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Assamese Wikipedia community has shown a rapid growth in the past six months from 20 active editors in January 2012 to 29 active editors in June 2012. The absolute numbers might seem low but in terms of percentages its an overwhelming increment of 45 per cent.
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Blog Entry Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on ‘Internet Rights, Accessibility, Regulation & Ethics’
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 29, 2012 last modified Jul 25, 2012 10:22 AM — filed under: ,
Digital Empowerment Foundation, Association for Progressive Communications, Department of Information Technology and National Internet Exchange of India came together to organize an event on "Internet Rights, Accessibility, Regulation & Ethics". This was held at Mirza Ghalib Hall, SCOPE Complex, New Delhi from 9.00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. on May 3, 2012. Pranesh Prakash was a speaker.
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry Odia Littérateur Ramakrushna Nanda's 4 Books Now Available Under a Creative Commons License
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Oct 22, 2014 last modified Nov 06, 2014 01:41 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
Children literature in Odia language went through an ennoblement after the intervention of Ramakrushna Nanda's writings.
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Blog Entry Odia Wikisource workshop at New Delhi
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Dec 30, 2014 last modified Dec 30, 2014 01:08 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team in collaboration with "The Intellects" organized a seminar in New Delhi on December 14, 2014. Subhashish Panigrahi gave a talk.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Open letter to Hillary Clinton on Internet Freedom
by Sunil Abraham published Jul 17, 2012 last modified Sep 04, 2012 08:28 AM — filed under: , , ,
Last month I wrote an open letter to Hillary Clinton. It was based on a presentation I that I made during a panel discussion at a Google sponsored conference titled Internet at Liberty 2012 in Washington DC on May 24, 2012.
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry Pooja Tople on Wikimedia Projects
by Nitika Tandon published Dec 17, 2013 last modified Dec 31, 2013 11:04 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) in collaboration with the Goa University is working to build Konkani Wikipedia. As part of this program it organised the Konkani Vishwakosh Digitization Program recently.
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Pranesh Prakash on the US snooping into Indian cyber space
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 15, 2013 last modified Jul 02, 2013 04:19 PM — filed under: ,
Pranesh Prakash, Policy Director, Center for Internet and Society, talks about the ramifications of US incursion into the privacy of Indians through cyber space. He says that Indian laws on privacy and free speech shall be applied to the web companies in India so that they actually not surrender the privacy of Indian citizens just because American law requires them to.
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Privacy Matters — Analyzing the "Right to Privacy Bill"
by Natasha Vaz published Dec 05, 2011 last modified Apr 28, 2012 04:10 AM — filed under: , , ,
Privacy India in partnership with International Development Research Centre, Canada, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, the Godrej Culture Lab, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore is organising "Privacy Matters", a public conference at IIT, Bombay on 21 January 2012.
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry Privacy vs. Transparency: An Attempt at Resolving the Dichotomy
by Sunil Abraham published Nov 14, 2014 last modified Mar 08, 2015 06:26 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The right to privacy has been articulated in international law and in some national laws. In a few countries where the constitution does not explicitly guarantee such a right, courts have read the right to privacy into other rights (e.g., the right to life, the right to equal treatment under law and also the right to freedom of speech and expression).
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