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UID coverage in Udayavani
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 28, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:13 AM — filed under:
A press conference was held at the Press Club in Bangalore on 26 July, 2010. It was co-organised by Citizen's Action Forum, Alternate Law Forum and the Centre for Internet and Society. Mathew Thomas and Vinay Baindur were the speakers. Leading Kannada newspaper Udayavani covered this event.
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June 2010 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 23, 2010 last modified Aug 10, 2012 09:38 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Greetings from the Centre for Internet & Society. We bring you updates of our research, news and media coverage, information on events for the month of June 2010.
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Networking? Not working
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 15, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:12 AM — filed under:
Concerns about privacy, wastage of time and trivialized communication are some reasons ‘refuseniks’ are going off sites such as Facebook and MySpace, writes Shreya Ray in Livemint.
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Digital humanities: How social sciences may benefit from the digital revolution?
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 07, 2010 last modified Apr 05, 2011 04:06 AM — filed under:
Centre for Contemporary Studies in collaboration with the Centre for Internet and Society presents a talk on Digital Humanities by Dominique Boullier, Professor at Sciences Po Paris on 9 July, 2010 at the Centre for Contemporary Studies.
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UID Act may be released for debate, may be introduced in monsoon session
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 01, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:27 AM — filed under:
An article by Karen Leigh & Surabhi Agarwal in livemint on June 30, 2010.
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Activists welcome privacy Bill, but point out concerns
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 25, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:42 AM — filed under:
Experts have welcomed the government's move to bring in a law for protecting individual privacy, amid concerns about the potential misuse of personal data it is collecting to execute social welfare and security schemes.
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Peeping Toms In Your Inbox
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 15, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:42 AM — filed under:
Nothing’s safe any more—not your mobile number, nor your e-mail—as they’re put on offer for the benefit of telemarketers, writes Namrata Joshi and Neha Bhatt in an article published in the Outlook.
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I don't want my fingerprints taken
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 11, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:41 AM — filed under:
Through this article published in Down to Earth, Nishant Shah looks at the role of the state as arbiter of our privacy.
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Facebook, privacy and India
by Sunil Abraham published Jun 04, 2010 last modified Sep 26, 2013 11:40 AM — filed under:
Does Facebook's decision to open out user information and data to third party websites amount to an invasion of privacy and should users' seriously consider getting out of the site? Sunil Abraham doesn't think so.
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The Internet, Culture, and Society - Looking at Past, Present, and Future Worldwide
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 03, 2010 last modified Oct 21, 2011 10:13 AM — filed under:
It is now well known that with 4.5 billion mobile phone owners in the world and increased Internet penetration, global cultures and communities have experienced shifts in their economic, political, and social well-being due to the digital revolution. As a scholar and consultant who works worldwide, Prof Ramesh Srinivasan will illustrate how new media technologies have been used creatively to enable political movements in Kyrgyzstan, literacy and educational reform in India, and economic development across the developing world. In addition to this, he will discuss some of digital culture's biggest challenges, including considering how the Web can start to empower different types of cultural perspectives and knowledges. The talk will be live streamed.
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