Centre for Internet & Society

The Boss Will See You Now - The Growth of Workplace Surveillance in India, is Data Protection Legislation the Answer?

by Shweta Mohandas and Deepika Nandagudi Srinivasa

The use of pervasive technologies to monitor employees was picking up pace in India, the pandemic accelerated it. The pandemic has changed the way we work either through permanent work from home mandates for those who can work remotely, to heightened social distancing norms for office goers.

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TIkTok: It’s time for Biden to make a decision on his digital policy with China

by Aman Nair

As the United State's new president comes into office he is faced with creating a cohesive digital relations policy that corrects some of the damage done by his predecessor. This article is the first part of a series analysing his policies and challenges.

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Response to Mozilla DNS over HTTPS (DoH) and Trusted Recursive Resolver (TRR) Comment Period

by Gurshabad Grover, Divyank Katira

CIS has submitted a response to Mozilla's DNS over HTTPS (DoH) and Trusted Recursive Resolver (TRR) Comment Period

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PDP Bill is coming: WhatsApp Privacy Policy analysis

by Pallavi Bedi & Shweta Reddy

WhatsApp started off the new year with changes to its privacy policy that has several implications for data protection and the digital governance ecosystem at large. This post is the first in a series by CIS unpacking the various implications of the policy.

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Widening the Horizons of Surveillance - Lateral Surveillance Mechanisms

by Mira Swaminathan & Shubhika Saluja

This paper sheds light on the issues and challenges associated with lateral surveillance mechanisms.

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India Digital Freedom Series: Internet Shutdowns, Censorship and Surveillance

by Gurshabad Grover

A series of reports on digital rights and civic space in India, focusing on four areas where restrictive policies threaten fundamental freedoms and impede public participation: internet shutdowns, censorship, platform governance and surveillance.

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Data driven election campaigning and India's proposed data protection framework

by Shweta Reddy

This essay will examine if the proposed data protection framework of India is equipped to deal with the shift towards data driven elections.

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Government COVID-19 Responses in the Context of Privacy : Part II

by Vipul Kharbanda

This is the second part in a two part series of posts analysing the privacy implications of the state’s responses to COVID-19.

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Comments on Data Empowerment and Protection Architecture

by Shweta Reddy, Pallavi Bedi, Anubha Sinha, Shweta Mohandas

CIS has submitted comments to the Data Empowerment and Protection Architecture

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