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Blog Entry Are we Losing the Right to Privacy and Freedom of Speech on Indian Internet?
by Amber Sinha published Mar 10, 2016 last modified Mar 16, 2016 02:44 PM — filed under: , , ,
The article was published in DNA on March 10, 2016.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Around 13 crore Aadhaar numbers easily available on government portals, says report
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 — filed under: , ,
A report by The Centre for Internet and Society claimed that around 13 crore Aadhaar numbers and 10 crore bank account numbers were easily accessible on four government portals built to oversee welfare schemes. The document, released on Monday, pointed out that though it is illegal to reveal Aadhaar numbers, the government portals examined made it easy for anyone to access them, as well as other data about beneficiaries of welfare schemes including in many cases their bank account numbers.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Around 130-135M Aadhaar Numbers published on 4 sites alone
by Prasad Krishna published May 02, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 10:52 AM — filed under: , ,
“Therefore, there is no data leak, there is no systematic problem, but, if any one tries to be smart, the law ignites into action.” – Ravi Shankar Prasad, IT Minister, in the Rajya Sabha, on 10th April 2017.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Artificial Intelligence - Literature Review
by Shruthi Anand published Dec 16, 2017 last modified Dec 18, 2017 03:12 PM — filed under: , ,
With origins dating back to the 1950s Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not necessarily new. However, interest in AI has been rekindled over the last few years, in no small measure due to the rapid advancement of the technology and its applications to real- world scenarios. In order to create policy in the field, understanding the literature regarding existing legal and regulatory parameters is necessary. This Literature Review is the first in a series of reports that seeks to map the development of AI, both generally and in specific sectors, culminating in a stakeholder analysis and contributions to policy-making. This Review analyses literature on the historical development of the technology, its compositional makeup, sector- specific impacts and solutions and finally, overarching regulatory solutions.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Artificial Intelligence for Growth: Leveraging AI and Robotics for India's Economic Transformation
by Admin published May 05, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Amber Sinha took part in the second international conference organized by ASSOCHAM at Hotel Shangri-La in New Delhi on April 27, 2018.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Artificial Intelligence in Governance: A Report of the Roundtable held in New Delhi
by Saman Goudarzi and Natallia Khaniejo published Apr 19, 2018 last modified May 03, 2018 03:49 PM — filed under: , ,
This Report provides an overview of the proceedings of the Roundtable on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Governance, conducted at the Indian Islamic Cultural Centre, in New Delhi on March 16, 2018. The main purpose of the Roundtable was to discuss the deployment and implementation of AI in various aspects of governance within the Indian context. This report summarises the discussions on the development and implementation of AI in various aspects of governance in India. The event was attended by participants from academia, civil society, the legal sector, the finance sector, and the government.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Artificial Intelligence in the Governance Sector in India
by Arindrajit Basu and Elonnai Hickok published Sep 14, 2018 — filed under: ,
The use of Artificial Intelligence has the potential to ameliorate several existing structural inefficiencies in the discharge of governmental functions. Our research indicates that the deployment of this technology across sub-sectors is still on the horizons.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Attempted data breach of UIDAI, RBI, ISRO and Flipkart is worrisome
by Admin published Oct 04, 2017 last modified Jan 02, 2018 04:20 PM — filed under: , ,
Perhaps, we got lucky this time, but the ongoing problem of massive cyber-security breaches wouldn't stop at one thwarted attempt to steal sensitive information from the biggest and most important databases.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Balancing vigilance and privacy
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 19, 2013 last modified Sep 05, 2013 10:53 AM — filed under: , ,
As the government steps up its surveillance capabilities, the entire social contract between the state and citizens is being reformulated, with worrying consequences.
Located in News & Media
Bali meet to discuss Internet governance issues
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 23, 2013 — filed under: , ,
Four-day event hosted by Internet Governance Forum to also discuss Internet access and diversity, privacy, security.
Located in News & Media