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Blog Entry Electoral Databases – Privacy and Security Concerns
by Snehashish Ghosh published Jan 16, 2014 last modified Jan 16, 2014 11:07 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
In this blogpost, Snehashish Ghosh analyzes privacy and security concerns which have surfaced with the digitization, centralization and standardization of the electoral database and argues that even though the law provides the scope for protection of electoral databases, the State has not taken any steps to ensure its safety.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry A judicial overreach into matters of regulation
by Gurshabad Grover published Aug 28, 2019 — filed under: , ,
A PIL on Aadhaar sheds light on some problematic trends
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
What Centre will tell Supreme Court on Aadhaar and social media account linkage
by Amrita Madhukalya published Aug 28, 2019 last modified Sep 02, 2019 04:28 AM — filed under: ,
The top court had held in the Aadhaar case that the government can make the linking of the 12-digit-number mandatory only in the case of availing subsidies and welfare benefits. Consequently, Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act was struck down.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Submission to Global Commission on Stability of Cyberspace on the definition of Cyber Stability
by Arindrajit Basu and Elonnai Hickok published Sep 11, 2019 last modified Sep 11, 2019 02:52 PM — filed under: ,
"The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace released a public consultation process that sought to solicit comments and obtain feedback on the definition of “Stability of Cyberspace”, as developed by the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC).
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Policy Design Jam
by Admin published Sep 25, 2019 — filed under: ,
Pallavi Bedi, Akash Sheshadri and Anubha Sinha attended the event organized by Whatsapp and ISPP on 16 September 2019 at Indian School of Public Policy campus, Qutub Institutional Area, Delhi.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Will FASTag raise privacy concerns?
by Shreya Nandi and Prathma Sharma published Oct 18, 2019 — filed under: ,
FASTag, an electronic device that enables direct, cashless toll payment, has been touted as the Aadhaar for vehicles as it would help the government track movement of automobiles. But the move can also stoke fresh concerns on privacy.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
BSides Delhi 2019 Security Conference
by Admin published Oct 20, 2019 — filed under: ,
Karan Saini attended the BSides Delhi security conference on October 11, 2019. The event was organized by Bsides Delhi in New Delhi.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Through the looking glass: Analysing transparency reports
by Torsha Sarkar, Suhan S and Gurshabad Grover published Oct 30, 2019 last modified Nov 02, 2019 05:48 AM — filed under: , ,
An analysis of companies' transparency reports for government requests for user data and content removal
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Participation in ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC 27 meetings
by Admin published Oct 18, 2019 last modified Nov 02, 2019 06:31 AM — filed under: ,
From October 14 - 18, 2019, Gurshabad Grover, participated in the meetings of ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC 27 held in Paris, the committee that develops international standards for IT Security techniques.
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UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy Consultation on 'Privacy and Gender'
by Admin published Nov 02, 2019 — filed under: ,
Ambika Tandon was a speaker at the Consultation on Privacy and Gender organised by the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy held at New York University, New York on October 30 - 31, 2019.
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