Centre for Internet & Society

Law and Politics of Global Governance Course Outline

by Arindrajit Basu

Arindrajit Basu taught a course on various prospects and challenges of global governance at NUJS, including the geo-politics of emerging technologies.

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Comments to the Personal Data Protection Bill 2019

by Amber Sinha, Elonnai Hickok, Pallavi Bedi, Shweta Mohandas, Tanaya Rajwade

The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 11, 2019.

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How India Censors The Web

by Gurshabad Grover

An empirical study of web censorship in India

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Comments to National Security Council on National Cybersecurity Strategy 2020

by Elonnai Hickok and Arindrajit Basu

CIS submitted brief comments to the National Security Council on the National Cybersecurity Strategy within the 5000 character limit provided. CIS will continue producing outputs building on these ideas.

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How safe is your harbour? Discussions on intermediary liability and user rights

by Gurshabad Grover

The Centre for Internet and Society is holding discussions on 10 January 2020 to discuss research on automated content filtering, content takedown, traceability and the future of intermediary liability in India

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ICANN takes one step forward in its human rights and accountability commitments

by Akriti Bopanna and Ephraim Percy Kenyanito

Akriti Bopanna and Ephraim Percy Kenyanito take a look at ICANN's Implementation Assessment Report for the Workstream 2 recommendations and break down the key human rights considerations in it. Akriti chairs the Cross Community Working Party on Human Rights at ICANN and Ephraim works on Human Rights and Business for Article 19, leading their ICANN engagement.

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In Twitter India’s Arbitrary Suspensions, a Question of What Constitutes a Public Space

by Torsha Sarkar

A discussion is underway about the way social media platforms may have to operate within the tenets of constitutional protections of free speech.

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