Centre for Internet & Society

Artificial Intelligence in India: A Compendium

by Centre for Internet & Society

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is fast emerging as a key technological paradigm in different sectors across the globe including India.

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Data Protection: We can innovate, leapfrog

by Sunil Abraham

About 27% of India's population is still illiterate or barely literate. Most privacy policies and terms of services for web and mobile applications are in English and therefore it is only 10% of us who can actually read them before we provide our consent.

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Mobile net ban during peaceful protest leaves farmers confused

by Shruti Jain

Strap: Administration says it was done to prevent rumours from spreading, protesters insist they needed internet to fight it.

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‘Hurt sentiments’ cost Udaipur internet access for four days

by Shruti Jain

Strap: Authorities suggest it was more than a Facebook post that led to shutdown.

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Another Step towards Privacy Law

by Elonnai Hickok

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

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Internet Governance Forum Report 2017

by Shweta Mohandas

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

by Sunil Abraham

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

by Amber Sinha

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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India’s Data Protection Regime Must Be Built Through an Inclusive and Truly Co-Regulatory Approach

by Amber Sinha

We must move India past its existing consultative processes for rule-making, which often prompts stakeholders to take adversarial and extremely one-sided positions.

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E-administration Efforts are Lame Ducks without Internet

by Amit Kumar & Sat Singh

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

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