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Chidambaram to Talk Budget on Google+ Hangout
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 04, 2013 last modified Mar 11, 2013 04:14 AM — filed under: ,
Indian politicians are slowly warming up to social media.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry CIS’ Comments to the Christchurch Call
by Tanaya Rajwade, Elonnai Hickok, and Raouf Kundil Peedikayil published Oct 31, 2019 last modified Nov 04, 2019 02:13 PM — filed under: , ,
In the wake of the Christchurch terror attacks, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, and the President of France, Emmanuel Macron co-chaired the Christchurch Call to Action in May 2018 to “bring together countries and tech companies in an attempt to bring to an end the ability to use social media to organise and promote terrorism and violent extremism.”
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Clash of the cyberworlds
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 07, 2013 last modified Jan 15, 2013 06:57 AM — filed under: , , , ,
In an increasingly digital world, the issue of Internet freedom and governance has become hugely contested. Censorship and denial of access occur across the political spectrum of nations, even in liberal democracies.
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Cyber crimes shoot up 52% in India over last year
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 03, 2014 last modified Jul 03, 2014 10:14 AM — filed under: , ,
There has been a sharp increase in the incidence of cyber crime in the country. The number of cases registered in 2013 under the IT Act has gone up by 52 per cent to 4,192 as against 2,761 in the previous year.
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Data Breach: How will the biggest scandal that Facebook is mired in affect its credibility in India?
by Admin published Mar 27, 2018 — filed under: ,
Facebook has not been able to catch a break lately.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Daunting task ahead for investigative agencies with WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 09, 2016 — filed under: ,
Messaging service WhatsApp's decision to roll out end-to-end encryption for over 1 billion subscribers has been hailed as a positive step by users across the world, although things are set to get tougher for law enforcement and investigative agencies in India seeking to track terrorists.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Delhi gang rape: What Facebook, Twitter expose about govt
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 31, 2012 last modified Dec 31, 2012 01:02 AM — filed under: ,
When constable Subhash Tomar collapsed during the anti-rape agitation in New Delhi, the government was keen to say he suffered injuries inflicted by the protesters. But the administration's version of events was challenged soon on social media, and the mainstream media latched onto the mystery and started pressurising the government to come clean.
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Delhi government in consultation with Centre to block Uber's Internet address
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 25, 2015 last modified Mar 09, 2015 02:12 AM — filed under: , ,
The Delhi transport department has started consultation with the central government to block the internet address of taxi hailing app Uber if the San Francisco-based startup does not obtain a radio taxi licence to ply its cabs in the national capital.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Digital Citizens: Why Cyber Security and Online Privacy are Vital to the Success of Democracy and Freedom of Expression
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 07, 2014 last modified Jan 08, 2014 04:59 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Michael Oghia will give a presentation which will show why cyber security and online privacy are vital for democracy and freedom of expression.
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Digital India: Did Modi get it wrong in Silicon Valley?
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 18, 2015 — filed under: , , ,
A bear hug, a photo filter and a new debate on net neutrality - Ayeshea Perera examines the domestic fallout of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Facebook townhall in US.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media