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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
Call for Survey Responses: Security Perceptions of Open Source Software Among Practitioners
November 29, 2021

Most software projects today contain open source components. Some industry estimates put the number at 500+ OSS components per app. Centre for Internet and Society is studying the security impact of the widespread use of these (often under-maintained) projects.

Gurshabad Grover nominated to join advisory group on open source software for ISO/IEC JTC 1 November 02, 2019
React India 2019 October 14, 2019
DevFest'19 October 14, 2019
FOSSCON India 2019 September 25, 2019
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Access to Knowledge (A2K)
Wikimedia Wikimeet India 2021/Report
August 20, 2021

In March 2020, the whole world came to a standstill. What many deemed as a regular ‘flu’ turned out to be the pandemic that brought everyone to their knees. The things that we always did, we could no longer do them. We were all confined to our homes with no choice but to work online. Hanging out with friends, attending weddings, and being a part of the conferences and seminars suddenly became a part of the past. We started using the word unprecedented a lot.

Standing Committee's recommendations are at odds with Access to Knowledge July 26, 2021
WIPO SCCR 41: Notes from Day 3 and Day 4 July 07, 2021
WIPO SCCR 41: Notes from Day 2 July 07, 2021
WIPO SCCR 41: Statement by CIS on Limitations and Exceptions Agenda Item June 29, 2021
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Internet Governance
Beyond the PDP Bill: Governance Choices for the DPA
November 09, 2021

This article examines the specific governance choices the Data Protection Authority (DPA) in India must deliberate on vis-à-vis its standard-setting function, which are distinct from those it will encounter as part of its enforcement and supervision functions.

International Cyber Law Toolkit scenario: Internet blockage September 26, 2021
The Geopolitics of Cyberspace: A Compendium of CIS Research September 24, 2021
A Guide to Drafting Privacy Policy under the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 September 17, 2021
Facial Recognition Technology in India September 02, 2021
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#CultureForAll Conference on Cultural Mapping
 #CultureForAll Conference on Cultural Mapping
September 20, 2021

Sahapedia is organising the #CultureForAll Conference on Cultural Mapping, digitally on September 28 and 29, 2021. The conference will take place in collaboration with the Centre for Social Studies at the University of Coimbra, Azim Premji University, the Centre for Internet and Society, and the Re-Centring Afro Asia project at the University of Cape Town.

June and July Newsletter August 10, 2021
Platforms, Power, and Politics: Perspectives from Domestic and Care Work in India June 25, 2021
IFAT and ITF - Protecting Workers in the Digital Platform Economy: Investigating Ola and Uber Drivers’ Occupational Health and Safety August 25, 2020
Atmanirbhar Bharat Meets Digital India: An Evaluation of COVID-19 Relief for Migrants June 03, 2021
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