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Chinese hackers baiting Indian govt, corporate employees: report
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 10, 2013 last modified Sep 05, 2013 10:31 AM — filed under: ,
Hackers using fake subject headings to get users to open virus-laden email attachments.
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Blog Entry The National Privacy Roundtable Meetings
by Bhairav Acharya published Sep 19, 2013 last modified Mar 21, 2014 10:03 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society ("CIS"), the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry ("FICCI"), the Data Security Council of India ("DSCI") and Privacy International are, in partnership, conducting a series of national privacy roundtable meetings across India from April to October 2013. The roundtable meetings are designed to discuss possible frameworks to privacy in India.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Public Law and Jurisprudential Issues of Privacy: A Talk at CIS
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 25, 2013 last modified Dec 30, 2013 12:39 PM — filed under: , ,
On Friday, September 27, 2013, Abhayraj Naik will give a talk on public law and jurisprudential issues related to privacy. CIS will host the talk at its office in Bangalore from 4.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Three Years Later, IPaidABribe.com Pays Off
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 25, 2013 — filed under: ,
After reporting a bribe on IPaidABribe.com, one Bangalore student has had the satisfaction of seeing action taken against a corrupt public official.
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Blog Entry CIS and International Coalition Calls upon Governments to Protect Privacy
by Elonnai Hickok published Sep 25, 2013 last modified Sep 25, 2013 07:21 AM — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) along with the International Coalition has called upon governments across the globe to protect privacy.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry India:Privacy in Peril
by Bhairav Acharya published Jul 12, 2013 last modified Sep 25, 2013 09:56 AM — filed under: ,
The danger of mass surveillance in India is for real. The absence of a regulating law is damning for Indians who want to protect their privacy against the juggernaut of state and private surveillance.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry The Central Monitoring System: Some Questions to be Raised in Parliament
by Bhairav Acharya published Sep 19, 2013 last modified Sep 25, 2013 10:30 AM — filed under: , ,
The following are some model questions to be raised in the Parliament regarding the lack of transparency in the central monitoring system.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Privacy Round Table, New Delhi (October 2013)
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 28, 2013 — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), and DSCI cordially invite you to a "Privacy Round Table" at the FICCI Federation House in Tansen Marg on October 19, 2013.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Blog Entry An Analysis of the Cases Filed under Section 46 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 for Adjudication in the State of Maharashtra
by Bhairav Acharya published Sep 30, 2013 last modified Oct 01, 2013 03:29 PM — filed under: , ,
This is a brief review of some of the cases related to privacy filed under section 46 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 ("the Act") seeking adjudication for alleged contraventions of the Act in the State of Maharashtra.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Is Your Aadhar Biometrics Safe? Firms Accused Of Storing Biometrics And Using Them Illegally
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 27, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
Fears of Aadhar biometric security have been compounded as the government is sprinting towards the next phase of ‘cashless India’ and digitization
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media