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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: , , , , , , , ,
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: , , , , , , , ,
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: , , , , , , , , , ,
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: , , ,
Pervasive Technologies Project Working Document Series: Literature Review on IPR in Mobile app development
This post is literature survey of material exploring and analysing the role of Application Platforms in the Mobile Applications Development ecosystem, albeit ... by Anubha Sinha last modified Aug 31, 2015 01:48 PM — 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: , ,
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: , , , ,
Facebook Shares 10 Key Facts about Free Basics. Here's What's Wrong with All 10 of Them.
Shweta Sengar of Catch News spoke to Sunil Abraham about the recent advertisement by Facebook titled "What Net Neutrality Activists won't Tell You or, the Top ... by Sunil Abraham last modified Dec 25, 2015 02:59 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Call for Contributions and Reflections: Your experiences in Decolonizing the Internet’s Languages!
Whose Knowledge?, the Oxford Internet Institute, and the Centre for Internet and Society are creating a State of the Internet’s Languages report, as baseline ... by Puthiya Purayil Sneha last modified Aug 07, 2019 12:29 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
CIS Response to Draft E-Commerce Policy
CIS is grateful for the opportunity to submit comments to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion on the draft national e-commerce policy. This ... by Amber Sinha last modified Apr 26, 2019 06:40 AM — Filed under: , , ,
What’s up with WhatsApp?
In 2016, WhatsApp Inc announced it was rolling out end-to-end encryption, but is the company doing what it claims to be doing? by Aayush Rathi and Sunil Abraham last modified Apr 23, 2018 04:45 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
CIS Welcomes Standing Committee Report on IT Rules
The Centre for Internet and Society welcomes the report by the Standing Committee on Subordinate Legislation, in which it has lambasted the government and has ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Apr 03, 2013 10:54 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
FAQ on the Aadhaar Project and the Bill
This FAQ attempts to address the key questions regarding the Aadhaar/UIDAI project and the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, ... by Elonnai Hickok, Vanya Rakesh, and Vipul Kharbanda last modified Apr 13, 2016 02:06 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
Institute on Internet & Society: Event Report
The Institute on Internet and Society organized by the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) with grant supported by the Ford Foundation took place from June 8 ... by Srividya Vaidyanathan last modified Oct 15, 2013 06:48 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Banking and Accessibility in India: A Report by CIS
The report gives an analysis of banking accessibility for persons with disabilities in India. Besides a detailed look at the legal provisions and guidelines on ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Aug 13, 2013 04:00 AM — Filed under: , ,
Analyzing the Latest List of Blocked URLs by Department of Telecommunications (IIPM Edition)
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) in its order dated February 14, 2013 has issued directions to the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block seventy ... by Snehashish Ghosh last modified Feb 17, 2013 07:35 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
On World Water Day - Open Data for Water Resources
Lack of open data for researchers and activists is a key barrier against ensuring access to water and planning for sustainable management of water resources. ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Jan 28, 2019 02:41 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
Design and the Open Knowledge Movement
With the objective of connecting the open knowledge movement with design, the Access to Knowledge team at the Centre for Internet and Society co-organised the ... by Saumyaa Naidu last modified Apr 01, 2019 12:13 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Rejuvenating India’s Rivers the Wiki Way
Tarun Bharat Sangh (TBS), an organisation working on rejuvenation of rivers in India, has began documentation of rivers on Wiki, especially to draw attention ... by Subodh Kulkarni last modified Apr 01, 2019 01:18 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Smart Cities in India: An Overview
The Government of India is in the process of developing 100 smart cities in India which it sees as the key to the country's economic and social growth. This ... by Vanya Rakesh last modified Jan 11, 2016 01:30 AM — Filed under: , ,
Security: Privacy, Transparency and Technology
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) has been involved in privacy and data protection research for the last five years. It has participated as a member of ... by Sunil Abraham last modified Sep 15, 2015 10:53 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Smart City Policies and Standards: Overview of Projects, Data Policies, and Standards across Five International Smart Cities
This blog post aims to review five Smart Cities across the globe, namely Singapore, Dubai, New York City, London and Seoul, the Data Policies and Standards ... by Kiran A. B., Elonnai Hickok and Vanya Rakesh last modified Jun 11, 2016 01:29 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Submission by the Centre for Internet and Society on Revisions to ICANN Expected Standards of Behavior
Prepared by Vidushi Marda, with inputs from Dr. Nirmita Narasimhan and Sunil Abraham. by Vidushi Marda last modified Jun 30, 2016 06:07 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
CIS Submission to TRAI Consultation on Free Data
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) held a consultation on Free Data, for which CIS sent in the following comments. by Pranesh Prakash last modified Jul 01, 2016 04:04 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,