Centre for Internet & Society

Another Step towards Privacy Law

Posted by Elonnai Hickok at Jan 18, 2018 01:50 AM |

A comparison between the 2012 experts’ report and the 2017 white paper on data protection.

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Internet Governance Forum Report 2017

Posted by Shweta Mohandas at Jan 11, 2018 02:13 AM |

The twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 17 to 21 December 2017, on the theme, Shape Your Digital Future!

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Fixing Aadhaar: Security developers' task is to trim chances of data breach

Posted by Sunil Abraham at Jan 10, 2018 04:45 PM |

The task before a security developer is not only to reduce the probability of identity breach but to eliminate certain occurrences.

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New Recommendations to Regulate Online Hate Speech Could Pose More Problems Than Solutions

Posted by Amber Sinha at Jan 02, 2018 03:06 AM |

The T.K. Viswanathan committee’s recommendations could prove to be dangerous for free speech if acted upon without resolving its flaws.

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E-administration Efforts are Lame Ducks without Internet

Posted by Amit Kumar & Sat Singh at Dec 20, 2017 04:05 PM |

Strap: How Haryana engages with the Digital India dream when one act of vandalism can invite a net ban.

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Will Darjeeling Regain the Trust of Tourists?

Posted by Roshan Gupta at Dec 20, 2017 04:01 PM |

An agitation coupled with an internet ban that left tourists stranded, it looks like a tough time ahead for tourism in the Hills.

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Silence on the Dera Front

Posted by Sat Singh at Dec 20, 2017 03:58 PM |

Strap: How DSS followers, accused of violent protests after their leader was sentenced, manage without the internet.

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ISPs in Kashmir Grappling with Mounting Losses Amid Recurrent Shutdowns

Posted by Safeena Wani at Dec 20, 2017 03:54 PM |

Strap: Internet savvy youth taking to alternative routes to access the world wide web.

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Taxes in the Time of Internet Shutdown

Posted by Avijit Sarkar at Dec 20, 2017 03:49 PM |

Strap: Darjeeling businesses buckle under a bandh, network ban, and GST

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Every Town had its Jio Dara

Posted by Ayswarya Murthy at Dec 20, 2017 03:45 PM |

Strap: In the hills of Darjeeling, residents facing an indefinite internet shutdown were thrown an unexpected lifeline in the form of 'Jio dara', a feeble signal from Sikkim towers that nevertheless kept a small line of communication open between the besieged towns in the region and the rest of the world.

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Education and Employment Opportunities Tossed out of the Window

Posted by Roshan Gupta at Dec 20, 2017 03:41 PM |

Strap: Schools, students and teachers remember how they survived 100 days of internet shutdown.

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Darjeeling’s e-commerce Crumbles after 100 days sans Internet

Posted by Avijit Sarkar at Dec 20, 2017 03:16 AM |

Strap: The shutdown on ground and that of the internet have together hurt the economy critically

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Days to Derail Work of Two Generations?

Posted by Mahesh Kumar Shiva at Dec 19, 2017 04:35 PM |

Strap: How an internet shutdown hurt a family woodwork business.

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Internet Shutdowns: A Modern-day Siege

Posted by Ayswarya Murthy at Dec 19, 2017 04:29 PM |

Strap: Technology activists, lawyers, politicians and NGOs weigh in on the spate of internet shutdowns in India in 2017.

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Sorry, Business Closed until Internet is Back On

Posted by Nalanda Tambe at Dec 19, 2017 04:25 PM |

Strap: Exporters say they lose face with international clients when internet shutdowns block deliveries.

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The Rising Stars in Music Loath Losing their Only Platform

Posted by Umar Shah and Mir Farhat at Dec 19, 2017 04:20 PM |

Strap: The music from Kashmir wants to find a way out, but shutting internet down only adds to the bitterness.

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Stock Brokers Don't Love an Internet Shutdown

Posted by Binita Parikh at Dec 19, 2017 04:20 PM |

Strap: For a trade that rides on price volatility and fast reactions, an internet shutdown is a costly slowdown.

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Internet and Banking: A Trust Broken

Posted by Roshan Gupta at Dec 19, 2017 04:10 PM |

Strap: Some cut down their daily meals and some lost their jobs as the banking sector took a major hit during internet shutdowns.

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Was there an Unofficial Internet Shutdown in BHU & NTPC?

Posted by Saurabh Sharma at Dec 19, 2017 04:05 PM |

Strap: In Varanasi and Raebareli, residents allege internet bans, while govt denies it all.

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How Media beat the Shutdown in Darjeeling

Posted by Manish Adhikary at Dec 19, 2017 03:57 PM |

Strap:Journalists did what the state was expected to do: fight rumours.

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