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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).
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 Linking Aadhaar with social media or ending encryption is counterproductive
by Sunil Abraham published Aug 28, 2019 — filed under: , ,
Should Aadhaar be used as KYC for social media accounts? We have recently seen a debate on this question with even the courts hearing arguments in favour and against such a move.
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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
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Linking Aadhaar to Facebook, Twitter: Possible witch-hunt or key to curb crime & fake news?
by Taran Deol and Revathi Krishanan published Aug 27, 2019 — filed under: ,
The Supreme Court has cautioned against linking users’ social media accounts with Aadhaar, saying it will impinge on citizens’ privacy.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
IETF 105
by Admin published Aug 13, 2019 — filed under: ,
Gurshabad Grover attended a meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), IETF105, held in Montreal from July 20 - 26.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Design and Uses of Digital Identities - Research Plan
by Amber Sinha and Pooja Saxena published Aug 08, 2019 last modified Aug 17, 2019 07:58 AM — filed under: , , , ,
In our research project about uses and design of digital identity systems, we ask two core questions: a) What are appropriate uses of ID?, and b) How should we think about the technological design of ID? Towards the first research question, we have worked on first principles and will further develop definitions, legal tests and applications of these principles. Towards the second research question, we have first identified a set of existing and planned digital identity systems that represent a paradigm of how such a system can be envisioned and implemented, and will look to identify key design choices which are causing divergence in paradigm.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Holding ID Issuers Accountable, What Works?
by Shruti Trikanad and Amber Sinha published Aug 08, 2019 last modified Aug 08, 2019 10:23 AM — filed under: , , , ,
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Blog Entry The Appropriate Use of Digital Identity
by Amber Sinha published Aug 08, 2019 last modified Aug 08, 2019 10:24 AM — filed under: , , , ,
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Blog Entry Comments to the ID4D Practitioners’ Guide
by Yesha Tshering Paul, Prakriti Singh, and Amber Sinha published Aug 08, 2019 last modified Aug 08, 2019 10:25 AM — filed under: , , , ,
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