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Public Debate on 'Differential Pricing': Series 2
by Vidushi Marda published Jan 27, 2016 last modified Jan 28, 2016 01:51 PM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society, in association with ICRIER and the Department of Civics and Politics, University of Mumbai, is pleased to announce “A Series of Public Debates on Differential Pricing” in the cities of Bangalore, Mumbai and New Delhi. The second public debate will be held at Pherozeshah Mehta Bhavan, Vidyanagari, Kalina, Mumbai on February 3, 2016.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Public Debate on 'Differential Pricing': Series 1
by Vidushi Marda published Jan 27, 2016 last modified Jan 27, 2016 01:51 PM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society, in association with ICRIER and the Department of Civics and Politics, University of Mumbai, is pleased to announce “A Series of Public Debates on Differential Pricing” in the cities of Bangalore, Mumbai and New Delhi. The first public debate will be held at the Centre for Internet & Society office in Bangalore on February 1, 2016.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Why Indians are turning down Facebook's free internet
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 17, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Imagine a billion of the world’s poorest gaining overnight access to health information, education, and professional help — for free. Add to this one rich man who wants to make that dream a reality.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Network Neutrality Regulation across South Asia: A Roundtable on Aspects of Differential Pricing
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 13, 2016 last modified Jan 17, 2016 02:41 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre of Internet and Society (CIS) in association with Observer Research Foundation, and IT For Change in collaboration with the Annenberg School for Communications at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a roundtable on ‘Network Neutrality Regulation Across South Asia: Aspects of Differential Pricing” that will take place on January 22, 2016 from 11.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. at TERI in Bangalore.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
What are People's Rights in Digital World
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 12, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Vanya Rakesh participated in this workshop organized by IT for Change on December 4, 2015 in Bangalore.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Will India win net neutrality battle?
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 11, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
There is more than what meets the eye in Facebook’s ‘noble mission’ of providing internet for all.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Facebook Free Basics: Gatekeeping Powers Extend to Manipulating Public Discourse
by Vidushi Marda published Jan 09, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
15 million people have come online through Free Basics, Facebook's zero rated walled garden, in the past year. "If we accept that everyone deserves access to the internet, then we must surely support free basic internet services. Who could possibly be against this?" asks Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, in a recent op-ed defending Free Basics.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Facebook Free Basics vs Net Neutrality: The top arguments in the debate
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 07, 2016 — filed under: , , , , ,
On Twitter, there's a whole conversation around Facebook Free Basics and whether zero-rating platforms should be allowed in India. Here's a look at the debate.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Nasscom against differential pricing for data services
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 06, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
The National Association of Software and Services Companies says it should be the regulator that decides on such content, not firms.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Consultation on "Understanding the Freedom of Expression Online and Offline"
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 12, 2015 last modified Jan 03, 2016 10:27 AM — filed under: ,
The event organized by Digital Empowerment Foundation and Association for Progressive Communications was held at YMCA, New Delhi on December 10, 2015. Jyoti Panday attended the event as a speaker. She covered imposition of legitimate expression specifically in the context of intermediary liability practices in India.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media