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Blog Entry What Are The Consumer Protection Concerns With Crypto-Assets?
by Aman Nair and Vipul Kharbanda published Jul 18, 2022 — filed under: , ,
Existing consumer protection regulations are not sufficient to cover the extent of protection that a crypto-investor would require.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Deployment of Digital Health Policies and Technologies: During Covid-19
by Pallavi Bedi published Jul 21, 2022 — filed under: , , , , , , ,
In the last twenty years or so, the Indian government has adopted several digital mechanisms to deliver services to its citizens.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Surveillance Enabling Identity Systems in Africa: Tracing the Fingerprints of Aadhaar
by Shruti Trikanad and Vrinda Bhandari published Aug 09, 2022 — filed under: , , ,
Biometric identity systems are being introduced around the world with a focus on promoting human development and social and economic inclusion, rather than previous goals of security. As a result, these systems being encouraged in developing countries, particularly in Africa and Asia, sometimes with disastrous consequences.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Internet opens doors to trillions more Net addresses with IPv6
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 14, 2012 — filed under:
The global Internet industry reached a key milestone on June 6 when a group of Web sites, Internet service providers (ISPs) and router manufacturers banded together to participate in the World IPv6 Launch.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry IPv6: The First Steps
by Nishant Shah published Jun 05, 2012 — filed under:
The Centre for Internet & Society has entered into a small collaboration with Tata Telecommunications in India to celebrate the IPv6 day on June 6th. We will write 5500 word vignettes, which will be sent to their global database consisting of more than 900,000 users in the Asia-Pacific.
Located in Internet Governance
Towards a Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on ‘Internet Rights, Accessibility, Regulation & Ethics’
by Prasad Krishna published May 31, 2012 last modified May 31, 2012 07:14 AM — filed under: , ,
This event was organised by Digital Empowerment Foundation, National Internet Exchange of India and Association for Progressive Communications at Mirza Ghalib Hall, SCOPE Complex, New Delhi from 9.00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. on May 3, 2012. Pranesh Prakash participated as a speaker in the session on Access to Internet: Right to Information.
Located in News & Media
Prime Security: The Mathematics of RSA Encryption
by elonnai hickok published Aug 29, 2011 last modified Sep 22, 2011 07:13 AM — filed under: ,
Based on simple properties of prime numbers, RSA encryption protects our money and digital identity. But how does it actually work? The Centre for Internet and Society invites you to a one-day workshop by Rohit Gupta on 9 September 2011.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Indian net service providers too play censorship tricks
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 13, 2013 — filed under: , ,
The study by a Canadian university has found that some major Indian ISPs have deployed web-censorship and filtering technology.
Located in News & Media
Hate speech: ban or ignore?
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 13, 2013 — filed under: , ,
The Social Network discusses the hate speeches: whether they should be banned or ignored. Why does the state take action against some and not against some others. This on a day when Togadia and Owaisi were simultaneously trending on the social media.
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Blog Entry Freedom of Expression Gagged
by Chinmayi Arun published Feb 18, 2013 — filed under: ,
The use of law to bully people into silence, called ‘heckler’s veto’, is not unique to India, writes Chinmayi Arun in this op-ed published in Business Line on February 15, 2013.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog