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Privacy International's Trip to Asia
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 25, 2012 — filed under: ,
In February 2012, the PI team travelled to India, Bangladesh and Hong Kong to meet with our local partners in the region and speak at four conferences they had organized. We also got the chance to interview our partners in India and Bangladesh on the privacy issues facing them at the moment - this video is the result of those conversations.
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Blog Entry Supreme Court Order is a Good Start, but is Seeding Necessary?
by Elonnai Hickok and Rohan George published Aug 29, 2015 last modified Sep 07, 2015 01:21 PM — filed under: ,
This blog post seeks to unpack the ‘seeding’ process in the UIDAI scheme, understand the implications of the Supreme Court order on this process, and identify questions regarding the UID scheme that still need to be clarified by the court in the context of the seeding process.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry CIS Comments and Recommendations to the Human DNA Profiling Bill, June 2015
by Elonnai Hickok, Vipul Kharbanda and Vanya Rakesh published Aug 27, 2015 last modified Sep 02, 2015 05:09 PM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) submitted a clause-by-clause comments on the Human DNA Profiling Bill that was circulated by the Department of Biotechnology on June 9, 2015.
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Blog Entry Data Flow in the Unique Identification Scheme of India
by Vidushi Marda published Sep 03, 2015 — filed under: ,
This note analyses the data flow within the UID scheme and aims at highlighting vulnerabilities at each stage. The data flow within the UID Scheme can be best understood by first delineating the organizations involved in enrolling residents for Aadhaar. The UIDAI partners with various Registrars usually a department of the central or state Government, and some private sector agencies like LIC etc– through a Memorandum of Understanding for assisting with the enrollment process of the UID project.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry The seedy underbelly of revenge porn
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 23, 2015 last modified Sep 27, 2015 02:25 PM — filed under: ,
Intimate photos posted by angry exes are becoming part of an expanding online body of dirty work.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Human DNA Profiling Bill 2012 v/s 2015 Bill
by Vanya Rakesh published Sep 06, 2015 — filed under: , ,
This entry analyses the Human DNA Profiling Bill introduced in 2012 with the provisions of the 2015 Bill
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry The Government’s Increased Focus on Regulating Non-Personal Data: A Look at the Draft National Data Governance Framework Policy
by Digvijay Chaudhary and Anamika Kundu published Jun 30, 2022 — filed under: , , ,
Digvijay Chaudhary and Anamika Kundu wrote an article on the National Data Governance Framework Policy. It was edited by Shweta Mohandas.
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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.
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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.
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Unique Identity Number (UID), National Population Register (NPR), and Governance
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 24, 2013 last modified Mar 01, 2013 04:32 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society and the Say No to UID campaign invite you to a workshop to discuss and learn about the present state of the UID and the NPR schemes. The event will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at TERI, Bangalore, from 10.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
Located in Internet Governance / Events