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SFLC Round Table Discussion on Personal Data Protection Bill
Shweta Mohandas participated in a Round Table Discussion on Personal Data Protection Bill, orgnanised by SFLC on September 25, 2018 in Bangalore. She also ... by Admin last modified Oct 02, 2018 03:16 AM — Filed under: , ,
Ethical Research Guidelines
The Centre for Internet and Society will endeavour to protect the physical, social and psychological well-being of those who participate in their research. The ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 13, 2018 12:21 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Privacy Policy
by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 01, 2013 06:25 AM — Filed under: , ,
Discrimination in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
The dawn of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been celebrated by both government and industry across the globe. AI offers the potential to augment many existing ... by Arindrajit Basu last modified Oct 26, 2018 02:47 PM — Filed under: , ,
Participation in the meetings of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 'IT Security techniques'
From 30 September 2018 to 4 October 2018, Gurshabad Grover participated in the meetings of the working groups of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 'IT Security techniques' ... by Admin last modified Oct 31, 2018 01:28 AM — Filed under: , ,
Surveillance Stories: Optimizing rights and governance
Sunil Abraham gave a talk at the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore on October 16, 2018. Sunil used a ... by Admin last modified Oct 31, 2018 01:39 AM — Filed under: , ,
Debating Ethics: Dignity and Respect in Data Driven Life
Elonnai Hickok was a speaker in the panel "Move Slower and Fix Things" which was part of the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy ... by Admin last modified Nov 07, 2018 03:03 AM — Filed under: ,
Danish Expert Group on Data Ethics
Amber Sinha was one of the stakeholders who provided inputs to the Danish Expert Group on Data Ethics in June 2018 during their visit to New Delhi. The Expert ... by Admin last modified Dec 01, 2018 04:42 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Informational Privacy in India: An Emerging Discourse
Centre for Policy Research supported by Omidyar Network organized this event in New Delhi on November 29, 2018. Amber Sinha was a speaker on the first panel on ... by Admin last modified Dec 01, 2018 05:40 AM — Filed under: ,
Briefing on BBC News pan-India research on how 'fake news' / digital misinformation spreads
Amber Sinha participated in a special private briefing on the BBC's pan India research on how misinformation spreads. The briefing was conducted on November ... by Admin last modified Dec 05, 2018 02:01 PM — Filed under: ,
Podcast on 'Abortion rights and privacy' with PI
Ambika Tandon recorded a podcast with Privacy International on abortion rights, bodily autonomy, and privacy in the Indian and Argentinian context, which was ... by Admin last modified Dec 25, 2018 01:09 AM — Filed under: ,
Is Aadhaar Essential To Achieve Error-Free Electoral Rolls?
The Election Commission’s plans to link Aadhaar with electoral rolls may have stirred a hornet’s nest. by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 25, 2018 01:21 AM — Filed under: , ,
Big Brother is here: Amid snooping row, govt report says monitoring system 'practically complete'
The recently released 2017-18 annual report of the Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) says that surveillance equipment is being rolled out in 21 ... by Admin last modified Dec 26, 2018 03:22 PM — Filed under: ,
The New Right to Privacy Bill 2011 — A Blind Man's View of the Elephunt
Over the past few days various newspapers have reported the imminent introduction in Parliament, during the upcoming Monsoon session, of a Right to Privacy ... by Prashant Iyengar last modified Feb 29, 2012 05:45 AM — Filed under: ,
Unique ID System: Pros and Cons
On September 16, 2011, the Citizen’s Voluntary Initiative for the City and Centre for Advocacy and Research organized a public consultation titled “Unique ID ... by Natasha Vaz last modified Feb 29, 2012 11:28 AM — Filed under: ,
ISO/IEC/ JTC 1/SC 27 Working Groups Meeting, Jaipur
I attended this event held from October 26 to 30, 2015 in Jaipur. by Vanya Rakesh last modified Dec 21, 2015 02:38 AM — Filed under: ,
RTI response regarding the UIDAI
This is a response to the RTI filed regarding UIDAI by Vanya Rakesh last modified Dec 22, 2015 02:57 AM — Filed under: ,
Nasscom against differential pricing for data services
The National Association of Software and Services Companies says it should be the regulator that decides on such content, not firms. by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 06, 2016 03:12 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
A Critique of Consent in Information Privacy
The idea of informed consent in privacy law is supposed to ensure the autonomy of an individual in any exercise which involves sharing of the individual's ... by Amber Sinha and Scott Mason last modified Jan 18, 2016 02:20 AM — Filed under: ,
What are People's Rights in Digital World
Vanya Rakesh participated in this workshop organized by IT for Change on December 4, 2015 in Bangalore. by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 12, 2016 01:51 AM — Filed under: , ,
Kick Off Meeting for the Politics of Data Project
Tactical Technology Collective (TTC) on December 7 and 8, 2015 organized this event in Phnom Penh. Amber Sinha participated in it. by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 12, 2016 04:42 PM — Filed under: ,
Network Neutrality Regulation across South Asia: A Roundtable on Aspects of Differential Pricing
The Centre of Internet and Society (CIS) in association with Observer Research Foundation, and IT For Change in collaboration with the Annenberg School for ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 17, 2016 02:41 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Big Data and Governance in India
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is happy to invite you to a discussion on the role of Big Data in governance in India with a focus on Digital India, ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 17, 2016 01:57 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
The Aadhaar Case
In 2012 a writ petition was filed by Justice K.S. Puttaswamy in the Supreme Court of India challenging the policy of the government in making an Aadhaar card ... by Vipul Kharbanda last modified Sep 05, 2014 09:12 AM — Filed under: , ,
CIS Cybersecurity Series (Part 21) – Gyanak Tsering
CIS interviews Gyanak Tsering, Tibetan monk in exile, as part of the Cybersecurity Series. by Purba Sarkar last modified Sep 06, 2014 05:08 AM — Filed under: , , ,
UID: A Data Subject's Registration Tale
A person who registered for UIDAI shares their experience of registering for the UID Number, on the condition of anonymity. by Mukta Batra last modified Sep 11, 2014 09:05 AM — Filed under: , ,
Biometrics: An ‘Angootha Chaap’ nation?
This blog post throws light on the inconsistencies in biometric collection under the UID and NPR Schemes. by Mukta Batra last modified Sep 19, 2014 06:12 AM — Filed under: , , ,
All India Privacy Symposium
Are we citizens or subjects? Experts gather in Delhi for public symposium on privacy, transparency, e-governance and national security in India. by Natasha Vaz last modified Mar 01, 2012 06:16 AM — Filed under: ,
Report on the 3rd Privacy Round Table meeting
This report entails an overview of the discussions and recommendations of the third Privacy Round Table meeting in Chennai, on 18th May 2013. by Maria Xynou last modified Jul 12, 2013 11:35 AM — Filed under: , ,
Do we need the Aadhar scheme?
"Decentralisation and privacy are preconditions for security. Digital signatures don’t require centralised storage and are much more resilient in terms of ... by Sunil Abraham last modified Feb 03, 2012 10:11 AM — Filed under: ,