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Due Diligence Project FGD by UN Women

by Admin last modified Oct 20, 2019 07:11 AM

On October 11, 2019, Radhika Radhakrishnan attended a focussed group discussion at the UN House, New Delhi, organized by UN Women for their multi-country research study on online violence (Due Diligence Project).

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Roundtable Discussion on Intermediary Liability

by Admin last modified Oct 20, 2019 07:08 AM

Tanaya Rajwade participated in a roundtable discussion on intermediary liability organised by SFLC and the Dialogue in New Delhi on October 17, 2019.

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BSides Delhi 2019 Security Conference

by Admin last modified Oct 20, 2019 06:47 AM

Karan Saini attended the BSides Delhi security conference on October 11, 2019. The event was organized by Bsides Delhi in New Delhi.

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Dystopia vs development: The Kashmir paradox

by Asmita Bakshi last modified Oct 20, 2019 06:31 AM

On 26 July, Azmat Ali Mir, 26, landed in her hometown, Srinagar. A day later, uncertainty and panic gripped the Kashmir valley—the Amarnath yatris (pilgrims) and other tourists were being evacuated, there was heavy military deployment and news reports claimed that there could be a threat to the border.

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Will FASTag raise privacy concerns?

by Shreya Nandi and Prathma Sharma last modified Oct 18, 2019 03:22 PM

FASTag, an electronic device that enables direct, cashless toll payment, has been touted as the Aadhaar for vehicles as it would help the government track movement of automobiles. But the move can also stoke fresh concerns on privacy.

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Participation in ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC 27 meetings

by Admin last modified Nov 02, 2019 06:31 AM

From October 14 - 18, 2019, Gurshabad Grover, participated in the meetings of ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC 27 held in Paris, the committee that develops international standards for IT Security techniques.

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India's HIV-positive trans people find 'new strength' in technology

by Annie Banerji last modified Oct 18, 2019 03:28 PM

Shoved, cursed and ridiculed, Nisha's hospital visits were always stressful as a transgender woman and got worse after she was diagnosed as HIV-positive.

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Panelist at launch of Google-UNESCAP AI Report

by Admin last modified Nov 02, 2019 06:48 AM

Arindrajit Basu was a speaker at the panel launching the Google-UNESCAP AI Report at the GovInsider Forum held at the United Nations Convention Centre in Bangkok on October 16, 2019.

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React India 2019

by Admin last modified Oct 14, 2019 02:56 PM

Bhuvana Meenakshi was a speaker at an International conference, 'React India 2019" which was the first beach conference and which was hosted at Goa on 26-28, September 2019.

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by Admin last modified Oct 14, 2019 02:50 PM

Bhuvana Meenakshi was a speaker at the event organised by Google Developers Groups at Coimbatore on September 14, 2019.

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AI Opera- AI as a total work of art

by Admin last modified Oct 14, 2019 02:30 PM

On October 11, 2019, Shweta Mohandas and Mira were invited as panelists for the 'AI Opera- AI as a total work of art' event organized by Goethe as part of the India Week Hamburg 2019 held in Bangalore. CIS was an event partner.

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Why conviction rate for cyber crime cases in Karnataka is abysmally low

by Theja Ram last modified Oct 13, 2019 06:07 AM

Police say a third of the cases involving economic offences in Karnataka are related to job scams, a third related to OTP and UPI fraud, and the remaining are lottery related scams.

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SC directs govt to further regulate social media: Is it necessary? Experts weigh in

by Geetika Mantri last modified Sep 30, 2019 02:28 PM

With the SC's directive to the Indian government for further regulation of social media, TNM asked experts what were the challenges associated with the same.

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Millions of kids in India access the Net on their parents’ devices, says study

by Varun Aggarwal last modified Sep 28, 2019 10:01 AM

Experts raise concern over exposing kids to predators, phishing and bullying.

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Turning off the internet: Chips with Everything podcast

by Admin last modified Sep 26, 2019 02:09 AM

Gurshabad Grover and Ambika Tandon recorded an episode with the Guardian's podcast on digital culture, called Chips with Everything.

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FOSSCON India 2019

by Admin last modified Sep 25, 2019 10:59 PM

Bhuvana Meenakshi gave a talk on "The revolution of WebXR" at FOSSCON India 2019 organized by KLS Gogte Institute of Technology in Belgaum from August 29 - 31, 2019, where she discussed about the tools used for development and demos.

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Participation in the meeting of LITD 17 at BIS

by Admin last modified Nov 02, 2019 06:30 AM

On September 25, 2019, Gurshabad Grover along with Elonnai Hickok and Karan Saini attended the meeting of the Information Systems Security & Privacy Sectional Committee (LITD17) of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).

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Bhuvana Meenakshi elected Mozilla Rep for July 2019

by Admin last modified Sep 25, 2019 04:33 PM

Bhuvana Meenakshi was selected as a Rep of the Month (July 2019) by Mozilla for my active contributions.

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Policy Design Jam

by Admin last modified Sep 25, 2019 02:30 PM

Pallavi Bedi, Akash Sheshadri and Anubha Sinha attended the event organized by Whatsapp and ISPP on 16 September 2019 at Indian School of Public Policy campus, Qutub Institutional Area, Delhi.

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CIS joins the Christchurch Call Advisory Network

by Admin last modified Sep 25, 2019 01:57 PM

Centre for Internet & Society's application for membership of the Christchurch Call Advisory Network has been accepted! As a part of this network, we, along with other civil society groups based out of various jurisdictions, would be providing inputs on making the Call a robust, human rights-centred initiative.

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