Centre for Internet & Society

Geekup @ CIS Dec 27, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, Bangalore, by Prasad Krishna
CIS is hosting a Geekup tomorrow, December 27, 2011 in its office in Bangalore. Shyam Mani will be giving a talk.
Free Speech Online in India under Attack? Dec 21, 2011 from 09:30 AM to 11:30 AM Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore, No. 194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage, Bangalore – 560071, by Prasad Krishna
When the Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Mr. Kapil Sibal suggested pre-censorship for a range of popular online platforms and social networking sites, the suggestion was met by a barrage of criticism, which soon forced him to back down. Yet Sibal’s suggestion is not the only threat to free speech on the Internet in India today. Legislation such as the Intermediary Due Diligence Rules and Cyber Café Rules (also jointly known as the IT Rules) issued in April 2011 is equally dangerous for free speech online.
Dialogue Cafe @ Centre for Internet and Society Dec 02, 2011 from 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM The Centre for Internet & Society, Bangalore, by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet and Society announces the launch of its dialogue cafe, where every month, we approach seminal thinkers, scholars and practitioners to help explore knowledge paradigms that help us understand and research techno-social realities through innovative thought, concepts and frameworks.
Exposing Data: Art Slash Activism Nov 28, 2011 from 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM The Centre for Internet & Society, Bangalore, by Yelena Gyulkhandanyan
Tactical Tech and the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) invite you to the first round of discussions on the intersection of Art and Activism at CIS office in Bangalore on 28 November 2011. Ward Smith (Lecturer, University of California, LA), Stephanie Hankey and Marek Tuszynski (Co-founders, Tactical Technology Collective), Ayisha Abraham (Film maker, Srishti School of Art Design) and Zainab Bawa (Research Fellow, Centre for Internet and Society) are leading the conversations.
Droidcon India, first Android Conference in Bangalore from Nov 18, 2011 01:00 AM to Nov 19, 2011 10:00 AM MLR Convention Centre, Bangalore, by Prasad Krishna
HasGeek is happy to announce the forthcoming Droidcon India on the 18th and 19th of November 2011 at the MLR Convention Centre in Bangalore. Droidcon.com, Bangalore Android User Group, MobileMonday Bangalore, Medianama, Android Advices and the Centre for Internet and Society are the event partners.
Internet Governance Forum: Participate Remotely from Sep 26, 2011 06:30 PM to Sep 30, 2011 02:30 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, No. 194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560 071 , by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) invites you to attend the sixth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) as a remote participant from Bangalore. The IGF is being held in Nairobi from 27-30 September 2011. CIS has been registered as a remote IGF hub. This will allow many of us who are unable to attend the IGF in person. You can follow the discussion, watch the web cast of the event, follow real-time closed captioning and participate live (via text or video) that will be answered by panelists in the IGF.
Prime Security: The Mathematics of RSA Encryption Sep 09, 2011 from 06:00 AM to 10:30 AM The Center for Internet and Society , by elonnai hickok
Based on simple properties of prime numbers, RSA encryption protects our money and digital identity. But how does it actually work? The Centre for Internet and Society invites you to a one-day workshop by Rohit Gupta on 9 September 2011.
The Mirror in the Enigma: How Germany lost World War II to a Mathematical Theorem Aug 12, 2011 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM The Centre for Internet and Society , by elonnai hickok
Today we use encryption in pretty much everything — cellphones, Internet, banking, satellites, and spaceships. How far have we come since the days of the Enigma and how does it affect our daily lives? CIS invites you to attend a short lecture by Rohit Gupta on August 12, 2011.
Socio-financial Online Networks: Globalizing Micro-Credit through Micro-transactional Networked Platforms – A Public Lecture by Radhika Gajalla Jul 08, 2011 from 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore, by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet and Society invites you to a public lecture by Prof. Radhika Gajalla of Bowling Green State University. She will give a lecture on how microfinance online functions through the social networked online space and the micro-transactional abilities of the interface together work to enhance financialization of the globe.
Internet Surveillance Policy: “…the second time as farce?” – A Public Lecture by Caspar Bowden Jun 27, 2011 from 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM TERI Complex, Domlur 2nd Stage, Bangalore, by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore, invites you to a public lecture by Caspar Bowden*, the Chief Privacy Adviser of Microsoft’s Worldwide Technology Office, on Internet Surveillance Policy: “…the second time as farce?
Panel Discussion on UID – Its Feasibility, Utility and Legality May 26, 2011 from 07:30 AM to 12:00 PM TERI Southern Regional Centre, 4th Main, Domlur II Stage, Bangalore - 560 071 , by Prasad Krishna
A panel discussion on "UID, its feasibility, utility and legality" is being organised by Citizen’s Action Forum, Grahak Shakti and the Centre for Internet and Society. It would be held at The Energy and Resources Institute (at TERI auditorium) in Domlur, Bangalore (near Domlur Club) on Thursday, May 26, 2011. The program commences with lunch at 1 p.m. and ends at 5.30 p.m. You are cordially invited to attend this program.
The Second IJLT-CIS Lecture Series at National Law School, Bangalore from May 21, 2011 03:30 AM to May 22, 2011 08:00 AM National Law School of India University, Nagarbhavi, Bangalore, by Prasad Krishna
The Indian Journal of Law and Technology and the Centre for Internet and Society, present the second IJLT- CIS Lecture Series, an event comprised of an intensive series of lectures by luminaries with expertise in law and technology to give students, professionals and anyone interested in a comprehensive idea about the theme, "Emerging Issues in Privacy law".
Privacy, By Design Apr 16, 2011 from 04:30 AM to 10:30 AM CIS, Bangalore, by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet and Society invites people and organizations in the business of 'privacy online' to engage with it in Privacy, By Design — an open space discussion that brings together coders, developers, users and entrepreneurs interested in the design of privacy online.
Privacy Matters - A Public Conference in Ahmedabad Mar 26, 2011 from 05:00 AM to 11:00 AM Ahmedabad , by Prasad Krishna
On behalf of Privacy India, and in partnership with the Research Foundation for Governance in India and Society in Action Group, the Centre for Internet and Society invites you to “Privacy Matters” a public conference focused on discussing the challenges and concerns to privacy in India. The event will be held at the Ahmedabad Management Association. We would be honored if you would attend the meeting and contribute your views.
Public Talk by Dr. Ian Brown on Privacy, Trust and Biometrics Mar 21, 2011 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM Centre for Contemporary Studies, IISc, Bangalore, by Nishant Shah
Trust is hard to build, but easy to lose. What factors affect individuals' trust in new technologies? How can governments create citizen trust in biometric security tools? Can biometrics be designed to be privacy-friendly? And how did these questions lead to the cancellation of the UK's national identity scheme, after a decade of development costing tens of millions of pounds? About the speaker: Dr Ian Brown's research is focused on public policy issues around information and the Internet, particularly privacy and copyright. He also works in the more technical fields of communications security and healthcare informatics.
Electronication: Ragas and the Future Mar 06, 2011 from 11:30 AM to 04:30 PM Jaaga, Bangalore, by Prasad Krishna
What more is better than listening to music and later on getting into a discursive conversation with its composers to better understand the transformative power of high-energy music. CIS is pleased to invite you to an evening conference followed by a concert by Charanjit Singh, Samrat B. and Imaad Shah playing improvised versions of Charanjit Singh's “Ten Ragas to a Disco Beat”.
Global Challenges to Freedom of Expression Mar 04, 2011 from 12:30 PM to 02:30 PM Constitutional Club, New Delhi, by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Culture, Media & Governance, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi, Human Rights Law Network, Delhi and the Centre for Internet & Society, Bangalore are pleased to invite you to a public lecture by Mr. Frank La Rue, President of the Central American Institute for Studies of Social Democracy and UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression on March 4, 2011, 6 pm at the Constitutional Club in New Delhi.
Role of the Internet in Fostering Freedom of Expression and Strengthening Activism in India - A Workshop in Delhi Mar 04, 2011 from 04:00 AM to 11:30 AM Constitution Club, Rafi Marg, New Delhi, by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet and Society (India) and the Central American Institute for Studies of Social Democracy DEMOS (Guatemala) have the pleasure to invite you to a day-long workshop on the role of the Internet in fostering freedom of expression and strengthening activism in India. The workshop will take place in the Constitution Club in Delhi on 4 March 2011.
Tactical Tech's ONO Party! Mar 03, 2011 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM The Center for Internet and Society , by Prasad Krishna
Tactical Tech has made friends with ONO Robot , a friendly Robot Guide and the star of four animated shorts of a series called Survival in the Digital Age, and we'd like to invite you to watch the series with us at our ONO Party.
"Privacy matters" Feb 05, 2011 from 05:00 AM to 11:00 AM TERI Southern Regional Centre, 4th Main, Domlur II Stage, Bangalore - 560 071 , by Prasad Krishna
Privacy India invites individuals to attend the second "Privacy matters" conference, a one-day event on the 5th February 2011 at the TERI Southern Regional Centre, Bangalore. Privacy India, Society in Action Group, and the Centre for Internet & Society have joined hands to organize the event.