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Citizen Activism the Past Decade
Call for Contributions to the ‘Digital Natives with a Cause?’ newsletter, ‘Citizen Activism the Past Decade’. Deadline: August 15, 2012. by Nilofar Ansher last modified Apr 24, 2015 11:52 AM — Filed under: , ,
Intellectual Property Rights — Open Access for Researchers
In the year 2013, Nehaa Chaudhari had worked on a module on Intellectual Property Rights for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ... by Nehaa Chaudhari last modified Mar 24, 2015 01:22 AM — Filed under: , , ,
No more 66A!
In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court has struck down Section 66A. Today was a great day for freedom of speech on the Internet! When Section 66A was in ... by Geetha Hariharan last modified Mar 26, 2015 02:01 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Civil Society Organisations and Internet Governance in Asia and India – Section Outlines
The Centre for Internet and Society has been invited to contribute two sections to the Asia Internet History - Third Decade (2001-2010) book edited by Dr. ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:40 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
National IPR Policy Series: RTI Requests by CIS to DIPP + DIPP Responses
In earlier blog posts, we have discussed the development of India’s National IPR Policy (“the Policy”); comments by the Centre for Internet and Society (“CIS”) ... by Nehaa Chaudhari last modified Apr 26, 2015 08:47 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Open Call for Comments: The Privacy Protection Bill 2013 drafted by the Centre for Internet and Society
The Centre for Internet and Society is announcing an Open Call for Comments to the CIS Privacy Protection Bill 2013. by Bhairav Acharya last modified Feb 25, 2014 05:38 AM — Filed under: , ,
Submitted Comments on the 'Government Open Data Use License - India'
The public consultation process of the draft open data license to be used by Government of India has ended yesterday. Here we share the text of the submission ... by Anubha Sinha last modified Jul 26, 2016 09:23 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Analysis of the Report of the Group of Experts on Developments in the Field of Information and Telecommunications in the Context of International Security and Implications for India
This paper analyses the report of the Group of Experts and and India’s compliance with its recommendations based on existing laws and policies. Given the ... by Elonnai Hickok and Vipul Kharbanda last modified Aug 11, 2016 09:58 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Submitted Comments on the Telangana State Open Data Policy 2016
Last month, the Information Technology, Electronics & Communications Department of the Government of Telangana released the first public draft of the Telangana ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Sep 01, 2016 05:49 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Institute for Internet & Society 2014, Pune
Last month, activists, journalists, researchers, and members of civil society came together at the 2014 Institute for Internet & Society in Pune, which was ... by Samantha Cassar last modified Apr 07, 2014 11:31 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
Multimedia Storytellers: Panel Discussion
This post brings three storytellers together to find points of intersection between their methods. The format will be that of a panel discussion and it ... by Denisse Albornoz last modified Oct 24, 2015 02:26 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Report of the Group of Experts on Privacy vs. The Leaked 2014 Privacy Bill
Following our previous post comparing the leaked 2014 Privacy Bill with the leaked 2011 Privacy Bill, this post will compare the recommendations provided in ... by Elonnai Hickok last modified Apr 14, 2014 06:10 AM — Filed under: , ,
Banking Policy Guide
To gain a practical perspective on the existing banking practices and policies in India in this project, an empirical study of five separate and diverse banks ... by Kartik Chawla last modified Jan 22, 2015 02:54 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Patent Valuation and License Fee Determination in Context of Patent Pools
The focus of this research paper is on an extremely limited though important aspect of patent pools — that of patent valuation and license fee determination. ... by Vikrant Narayan Vasudeva last modified Jul 09, 2014 09:46 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Grounds for Compulsory Patent Licensing in United States, Canada, China, and India
The research paper seeks to answer questions about the grounds of compulsory licensing in international treaties with specific examples from America and Asia. ... by Maggie Huang last modified Jul 29, 2014 08:45 AM — Filed under: , ,
Spy Files 3: WikiLeaks Sheds More Light On The Global Surveillance Industry
In this article, Maria Xynou looks at WikiLeaks' latest Spy Files and examines the legality of India's surveillance technologies, as well as their potential ... by Maria Xynou last modified Nov 14, 2013 04:21 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
The Fundamental Right to Privacy: An Analysis
Last​ ​month’s​ ​judgment​ ​by​ ​the​ ​nine​ ​judge​ ​referral​ ​bench​ ​was​ ​an​ ​emphatic endorsement​ ​of​ ​the​ ​the​ ​constitutional​ ​right​ ​to​ ... by Amber Sinha last modified Oct 04, 2017 11:19 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Technology, Social Justice and Higher Education
Since the last two years, we at the Centre for Internet and Society, have been working with the Higher Education Innovation and Research Applications at the ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 30, 2015 02:54 PM — Filed under: , , ,
National Resource Kit : The Kerala Chapter (Call for Comments)
The National Resource Kit team is pleased to bring you its research on the state of laws, policies and programmes for persons with disabilities in the state of ... by Anandhi Viswanathan last modified Nov 07, 2013 06:20 AM — Filed under: ,
Dataset: Patent Landscape of Mobile Device Technologies in India
Patent landscape of mobile technology patents and patent applications held by 50 companies operating in India. Licensed CC-BY-SA 4.0. by Rohini Lakshané last modified May 03, 2016 08:06 PM — Filed under: , ,
CIS - A2K Work Plan: July 2016 - June 2017
One of the key mandates of the Access to Knowledge (A2K) program at the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) is to work towards catalyzing the growth of the ... by Sunil Abraham last modified Apr 29, 2016 09:36 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Consultation on 'National Geospatial Policy' - Notes and Submission
The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, has constituted a National Expert Committee for developing a draft National Geospatial Policy ... by Anubha Sinha last modified Mar 29, 2016 05:03 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
The Supreme Court Delivers
Now, the spectrum and licence issues need resolution. On September 27, 2012, the Supreme Court of India delivered the opinion of a bench comprising five Judges ... by Shyam Ponappa last modified Dec 21, 2012 09:57 AM — Filed under: ,
Studying Internet in India: Selected Abstracts
We received thirty five engaging abstracts in response to the call for essays on 'Studying Internet in India.' Here are the ten selected abstracts. The final ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Aug 28, 2015 06:53 AM — Filed under: , , ,
From Taboo to Beautiful - Menstrupedia
On this post, we take a look at 'menstrual activism' -a movement that despite its trajectory in feminism, remains unnoticed in most accounts of traditional and ... by Denisse Albornoz last modified Oct 24, 2015 02:25 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
The Right of Persons with Disabilities Bill 2013 and the Lack of Access to Accessibility Rights
The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2013 (The RPD Bill) went through three avatars since its commissioning in 2009 under the Sudha Kaul Committee. ... by Amba Salelkar last modified Feb 03, 2014 02:21 AM — Filed under: ,
Wikisource Handbook for Indian Communities
Wikisource is one of the trending Wikimedia projects. Many new editors and new books to Indic language Wikisource's get added over a period of time. However, ... by Bodhisattwa Mandal and Ananth Subray P. V. last modified Sep 19, 2018 02:18 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Statement on Serious Allegations against CIS Members and the CIS Workplace on Social Media
In light of serious allegations raised on social media about CIS members and workplace, we wish to provide a detailed update at this stage. by Sunil Abraham last modified Nov 24, 2018 08:55 AM — Filed under: , ,
Silicon Plateau: Volume Two
Silicon Plateau is an art project and publishing series that explores the intersection of technology, culture and society in the Indian city of Bangalore. Each ... by Puthiya Purayil Sneha last modified Mar 13, 2019 01:01 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Welcome to [email protected] blog!
We from the [email protected] programme at the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) are delighted to announce the launch of our new blog, hosted on Medium. It ... by Puthiya Purayil Sneha last modified Jan 02, 2019 11:48 AM — Filed under: , , , ,