Centre for Internet & Society

Examining the Constitutionality of the Ban on Broadcast of News by Private FM and Community Radio Stations

by Gurshabad Grover, Torsha Sarkar, Rajashri Seal and Neil Trivedi

Gurshabad Grover and Torsha Sarkar along with Rajashri Seal and Neil Trivedi co-authored a paper that examined the constitutionality of the government prohibition on the broadcast of news against private and community FM channels.

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Capturing Gender and Class Inequities: The CCTVisation of Delhi

by Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon

Ambika Tandon and Aayush Rathi generated empirical evidence about the CCTV programme well underway in Delhi. The case study was published by Centre for Development Informatics, Global Development Institute, SEED, in the Development Informatics working paper series housed at the University of Manchester.

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Doing Standpoint Theory

by Ambika Tandon and Aayush Rathi

Feminist research methodology has evolved from different epistemologies, with several different schools of thought. Some of the more popular ones are feminist standpoint theory, feminist empiricism, and feminist relativism.

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The Networked Public: How Social Media is Changing Democracy

by Amber Sinha

The book looks at how networks exert unchecked power in subverting political discourse and polarizing the public in India. Towards that, it investigates the history of misinformation and the biases that make the public susceptible to it, how digital platforms and their governance impacts the public’s behaviour in them, as well as the changing face of political targeting in a data-driven ecosystem.

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Submission to Global Commission on Stability of Cyberspace on the definition of Cyber Stability

by Arindrajit Basu and Elonnai Hickok

"The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace released a public consultation process that sought to solicit comments and obtain feedback on the definition of “Stability of Cyberspace”, as developed by the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC).

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Kashmir’s information vacuum

by Aayush Rathi and Akriti Bopanna

Legislative backing is being appropriated to normalise communication shutdowns.

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Future of Work in the ASEAN

by Aayush Rathi

A literature review of the future of work in automotive manufacturing and IT services in the ASEAN region, authored by Aayush Rathi, Vedika Pareek, Divij Joshi, and Pranav M B.

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Linking Aadhaar with social media or ending encryption is counterproductive

by Sunil Abraham

Should Aadhaar be used as KYC for social media accounts? We have recently seen a debate on this question with even the courts hearing arguments in favour and against such a move.

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A judicial overreach into matters of regulation

by Gurshabad Grover

A PIL on Aadhaar sheds light on some problematic trends

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Rethinking the intermediary liability regime in India

by Torsha Sarkar

The article consolidates some of our broad thematic concerns with the draft amendments to the intermediary liability rules, published by MeitY last December.

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