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ABLI Privacy Workshop
by Admin published May 22, 2019 last modified Jun 05, 2019 07:29 AM — filed under: ,
On May 21 and 22, 2019, Elonnai Hickok, participated in the ABLI privacy workshop along with side events in Singapore.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
"Aadhaar Reduced Agency in Citizens and Empowered Those in Positions of Authority"
by Martin Moore published May 21, 2019 — filed under: ,
In the space of one election cycle, authoritarian governments, moneyed elites and fringe hackers figured out how to game elections, bypass democratic processes, and turn social networks into battlefields. Facebook, Google and Twitter – where our politics now takes place – have lost control and are struggling to claw it back. As our lives migrate online, we are gradually moving into a world of datafied citizens and real-time surveillance. The entire political landscape has changed, with profound consequences for democracy.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
BJP outspends Congress, others in social media advertising
by Vidhi Choudhary published May 14, 2019 last modified May 14, 2019 03:21 PM — filed under:
The data shows that so far the BJP has spent Rs 25 crore in advertisements across Facebook, Instagram, Google and YouTube.
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Artificial Intelligence and Data Initiative
by Admin published May 14, 2019 — filed under: ,
On 3 May 2019 Arindrajit Basu attended a meeting of the Artificial Intelligence and Data Initiative held at IIC in Delhi. I am a member of the Working Group and co-authoring a report with Anindya Chaudhuri of Global Development Network on the prospect of collaborations in Public uses of AI.
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Three emerging market think tanks to collaborate on Good ID recommendations with Omidyar backing
by Admin published May 14, 2019 — filed under:
Omidyar Network has invested in a trio of organizations from different regions to support enhanced understanding of the appropriate use and limits of digital identity.
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Society 5.0 and Artificial Intelligence with a Human Face
by Admin published May 14, 2019 — filed under: ,
On 10 May 2019 Radhika Radhakrishnan attended a stakeholder's roundtable consultation on "Society 5.0 and Artificial Intelligence with a Human Face", organized by the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The event aimed to chart a roadmap for India’s participation at the G20, under the Japanese Presidency.
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Curating Genderlog India's Twitter handle
by Admin published May 14, 2019 — filed under: , , ,
Shweta Mohandas has been nominated to curate Genderlog's Twitter handle (@genderlogindia).
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Blog Entry Announcement of a Three-Region Research Alliance on the Appropriate Use of Digital Identity
by Amber Sinha published May 13, 2019 last modified May 13, 2019 09:06 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Omidyar Network has recently announced its decision to invest in establishment of a three-region research alliance — to be co-led by the Institute for Technology & Society (ITS), Brazil, the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law (CIPIT) , Kenya, and the CIS, India — on the Appropriate Use of Digital Identity. As part of this Alliance, we at the CIS will look at the policy objectives of digital identity projects, how technological policy choices can be thought through to meet the objectives, and how legitimate uses of a digital identity framework may be evaluated.
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Blog Entry Workshop on Feminist Information Infrastructure
by Ambika Tandon published May 09, 2019 last modified Jul 09, 2019 03:35 PM — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) organised a workshop on feminist infrastructure in collaboration with Blank Noise and Sangama, on 29th October, 2018. The purpose of the workshop was to disseminate the findings from a two-month long project being undertaken by researchers at Blank Noise and Sangama, with research support and training from CIS.
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Blog Entry Will the WTO Finally Tackle the ‘Trump’ Card of National Security?
by Arindrajit Basu published May 08, 2019 — filed under: ,
The election of Donald Trump has marked a foundational challenge to the rules-based international order based on “free and fair trade”.
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