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Accessibility
Groundbreaking disability rights activist Javed Abidi dies at 53
March 06, 2018

The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) expresses profound regret at the demise of Mr. Javed Abidi, a groundbreaking disability rights activist.

Comments on Guidelines for Indian Government Websites November 26, 2017
Comments on Mobile Accessibility Guidelines January 03, 2018
Why GST Is A Step Backward For The Disabled July 03, 2017
GST - A Barrier to Human Rights for Persons with Disabilities June 24, 2017
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Openness
Gurshabad Grover nominated to join advisory group on open source software for ISO/IEC JTC 1
November 02, 2019

Gurshabad Grover has been nominated through the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to be a member of the Advisory Group AG) on Open Source Software for ISO/IEC JTC 1.

React India 2019 October 14, 2019
DevFest'19 October 14, 2019
FOSSCON India 2019 September 25, 2019
India’s top science institution is trying hard to fix its “manel” problem August 19, 2019
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Access to Knowledge (A2K)
Project Tiger 2.0
November 22, 2019

If you think that Indian languages are as important as international languages, like English, then, you are on the same page with this article. If not, then, let me explain, why it is a significant and much bigger issue than you think.

Analysis on the strategies of Mozilla and Wiki communities on gender gap aspects October 03, 2019
Call for joining the Free Knowledge movement #Wikipedia #Wikimedia August 19, 2019
The Knowledge Base is Liberated August 05, 2019
Re-licensing Sessions with Authors and Organisations August 05, 2019
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Internet Governance
CIS Comments and Recommendations to The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2019
November 20, 2019

The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) submitted its comments on The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2019. This submission was made to the Standing Committee.

Blockchain: A primer for India November 18, 2019
Draft Security Standards for The Financial Technology Sector in India November 15, 2019
Introducing the Cybersecurity Visuals Media Handbook November 15, 2019
Guest post: Before cyber norms, let’s talk about disanalogy and disintermediation November 15, 2019
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Domestic Work in the ‘Gig Economy’
November 14, 2019

The CIS and Domestic Workers’ Rights Union (DWRU) are hosting a discussion on the ‘gig economy’ and domestic work on Saturday, November 16 at Student Christian Movement of India, Mission Road, Bangalore. This event is a part of a project supported by the Feminist Internet Research Network led by Association for Progressive Communication (APC) and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada.

State of the Internet's Languages 2020: Announcing selected contributions! November 01, 2019
October 2019 Newsletter November 02, 2019
Decolonizing the Internet’s Languages 2019 - From Conversations to Actions October 21, 2019
Big Data and Reproductive Health in India: A Case Study of the Mother and Child Tracking System October 17, 2019
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