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Experts debate on UID and rights
by Radha Rao published Apr 19, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:32 PM — filed under:
Bangalore, Apr 16, DHNS: A debate on ‘UID and Fundamental Rights’ organised by several city-based organisations, discussed the social, ethical issues, economic and legal issues that accompanies the UID.
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Does the Safe-Harbor Program Adequately Address Third Parties Online?
by Rebecca Schild published Apr 16, 2010 last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:19 AM — filed under: , , , ,
While many citizens outside of the US and EU benefit from the data privacy provisions the Safe Harbor Program, it remains unclear how successfully the program can govern privacy practices when third-parties continue to gain more rights over personal data. Using Facebook as a site of analysis, I will attempt to shed light on the deficiencies of the framework for addressing the complexity of data flows in the online ecosystem.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Unique Identity (UID) Project: A Debate on Fundamental Rights
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 06, 2010 last modified Apr 05, 2011 04:08 AM — filed under:
A half day workshop on unique identity number and fundamental rights is being held on Friday, 16 April, 2010 at the Institute of Agricultural Technologists in Bangalore. The event is being co-organised by Citizen Action Forum, People's Union for Civil Liberties - Karnataka, Slum Janandolana – Karnataka, Alternative Law Forum and the Centre for Internet and Society.
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Expel or not? That is the question
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 05, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:48 PM — filed under:
The decision of an international school to expel 14 students for their alleged ‘promiscuous’ behaviour has led to much debate and discussion.
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March 2010 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 31, 2010 last modified Aug 13, 2012 05:02 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Greetings from the Centre for Internet and Society! We bring you updates of our research, news, and events for the month of March 2010 in this bulletin.
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Blog Entry Sense and censorship
by Sunil Abraham published Mar 30, 2010 last modified Mar 21, 2012 10:15 AM — filed under:
Sunil Abraham examines Google's crusade against censorship in China in wake of the attacks on its servers in this article published in the Indian Express.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Indians Get Particular about Online Marriage
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 22, 2010 last modified Apr 04, 2011 06:48 AM — filed under:
The article quotes Nishant Shah's views on online behaviour of people seen elsewhere in the world.
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Community Informatics: Successfully Applying Information and Communications Technologies as a Support to Local Economic and Social Development
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 22, 2010 last modified Apr 05, 2011 04:13 AM — filed under:
Dr. Gurstein will present a talk on the current state of development in Community Informatics and facilitate a broader discussion on community based ICTs for local development and community empowerment as are currently applied in India and worldwide.
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De facebook
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 08, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:41 PM — filed under:
Facebook used to be our playground but privacy concerns are now souring that fantasy. Why do we trust a clutch of new corporations with such phenomenal amounts of personal data?
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Blog Entry Report on the Fourth Internet Governance Forum for Commonwealth IGF
by Pranesh Prakash published Feb 05, 2010 last modified Feb 29, 2012 05:42 AM — filed under: ,
This report by Pranesh Prakash reflects on the question of how useful the IGF is in the light of meetings on the themes of intellectual property, freedom of speech and privacy.
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