Centre for Internet & Society

Podcast on 'Abortion rights and privacy' with PI

by Admin last modified Dec 14, 2018 02:33 AM

Ambika Tandon recorded a podcast with Privacy International on abortion rights, bodily autonomy, and privacy in the Indian and Argentinian context, which was released on December 6, 2018.

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Teaching at Shristi Interlude

by Admin last modified Dec 05, 2018 02:53 AM

Shweta Mohandas is participating as a mentor for Srishti Interlude (a set of workshops that help the design students to produce outputs on a given theme) the theme of this year is Privacy. The course would end on December 7, 2018.

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Report: From Oppression to Liberation: Reclaiming the Right to Privacy

by Admin last modified Dec 05, 2018 02:48 AM

Eva Blum-Dumontet, Research Officer at Privacy International, published her report on gender and privacy on November 28, 2018. The report, titled 'From Oppression to Liberation: Reclaiming the Right to Privacy', traces the history of privacy as a tool of oppressing women across different spheres, eventually calling for a feminist reclamation of privacy. Ambika Tandon was quoted.

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Future Tech and Future Law

by Admin last modified Dec 05, 2018 02:33 AM

The Dept. of IT & BT, Government of Karnataka organised the 21st edition of Bengaluru Tech Summit from November 29, 2018 to December 1, 2018 at Palace Grounds, Bengaluru. Aayush Rathi was a speaker at the panel on 'Future Tech and Future Law'.

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International Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 2018

by Admin last modified Dec 04, 2018 03:46 PM

The event was co-organized by Feminist Approaches to Bioethics and Sama - A Resource Centre for Women and Health and was held at St. John's Medical College in Bangalore between December 3 and 5, 2018.

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Facebook Privacy Design Sprint

by Admin last modified Dec 04, 2018 04:28 PM

Pranav Bidare and Saumyaa Naidu participated in the Facebook Privacy Design Sprint on Friday, November 30, 2018.

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Danish Expert Group on Data Ethics

by Admin last modified Dec 01, 2018 04:42 AM

Amber Sinha was one of the stakeholders who provided inputs to the Danish Expert Group on Data Ethics in June 2018 during their visit to New Delhi. The Expert Group has prepared and submitted its final report.

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Are Chinese video apps violating the Indian law?

by Admin last modified Dec 04, 2018 03:11 PM

The apps have benefited mightily from the short-video craze that’s taken hold among preteens and adolescents but this is putting them in danger from predators, experts said.

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Internet Freedom at Crossroads - Common Paths towards Strengthening Human Rights Online

by Admin last modified Dec 04, 2018 04:11 PM

The 2018 Freedom Online Conference took place from 28 to 30 November 2018 in Berlin. Elonnai Hickok participated as a speaker.

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Informational Privacy in India: An Emerging Discourse

by Admin last modified Dec 01, 2018 05:40 AM

Centre for Policy Research supported by Omidyar Network organized this event in New Delhi on November 29, 2018. Amber Sinha was a speaker on the first panel on privacy and its tradeoffs.

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Open Street Maps help tackle disasters: Experts

by Admin last modified Nov 28, 2018 01:58 AM

Speakers showed how participatory maps were used to bring to light lapses in delivery of civic services.

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Are connected tech toys too smart for their own good?

by Admin last modified Dec 06, 2018 02:47 AM

Despite their merits, connected toys raise a few concerns about data privacy and security.

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DSCI Bangalore Chapter meet

by Admin last modified Nov 28, 2018 01:45 AM

Gurshabad Grover and Karan Saini attended the DSCI Bangalore Chapter meet held in Bangalore at 10K NASSCOM Startup Warehouse on November 22, 2018.

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Girls' schools, women's PGs: The shocking results when you Google 'bitches near me'

by Admin last modified Nov 28, 2018 01:34 AM

Considering the monopoly and clout that Google enjoys, it must be held accountable for promoting such stereotypes and values, experts say.

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Amazon launches Machine Learning-based platform for healthcare space

by Admin last modified Dec 03, 2018 12:23 AM

Amazon’s Comprehend Medical platform uses a new HIPAA-eligible machine learning service to process unstructured medical text and information such as dosages, symptoms and signs, and patient diagnosis.

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Speculative Futures Lab on Artificial Intelligence in Media, Entertainment, and Gaming

by Admin last modified Dec 05, 2018 03:12 AM

Pranav Manjesh Bidare attended the event organised by Quicksand between November 16 and 18, 2018 in Bangalore as a panelist.

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Briefing on BBC News pan-India research on how 'fake news' / digital misinformation spreads

by Admin last modified Dec 05, 2018 02:01 PM

Amber Sinha participated in a special private briefing on the BBC's pan India research on how misinformation spreads. The briefing was conducted on November 16, 2018 in New Delhi.

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Building a Community of Practice: Reflections from 2nd All Partners

by Admin last modified Dec 01, 2018 04:18 AM

On Wednesday, November 14th, the Partnership on AI held its 2nd annual All Partners Meeting in San Francisco, California. Representatives from our 80+ member organizations – for-profit companies, civil society organizations, academic institutions, and advocacy groups – traveled from across the globe to reflect on 2018 progress, and to plan for the future.

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Roundtable on Intermediary Liability and Gender Based Violence at the Digital Citizen Summit, 2018

by Admin last modified Nov 07, 2018 02:55 AM

Akriti Bopanna and Ambika Tandon conducted a panel on 'Gender and Intermediary Liability' at the Digital Citizen Summit, hosted by the Digital Empowerment Foundation, on November 1, 2018 at India International Centre, New Delhi.

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Human rights review of the verification code extension for EPP

by Admin last modified Dec 10, 2018 04:04 PM

On September 20, 2018 Gurshabad Grover sent a review of the human rights considerations in the Internet Draft, 'Verification Code Extension for the Extensible Provisioning Protocol (EPP)' (draft-ietf-regext-verificationcode-04), which is a document adopted by the Registration Protocols Extensions (regext) Working Group at the IETF.

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