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Big Data and Governance in India
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 17, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
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, UID Scheme and Smart Cities Mission in India on January 23, 2016 at CIS office in Bangalore from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Blog Entry Big Data in the Global South - An Analysis
by Tanvi Mani published Jan 15, 2016 last modified Jan 24, 2016 02:54 AM — filed under: ,
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Blog Entry Benefits and Harms of "Big Data"
by Scott Mason published Dec 30, 2015 — filed under: ,
Today the quantity of data being generated is expanding at an exponential rate. From smartphones and televisions, trains and airplanes, sensor-equipped buildings and even the infrastructures of our cities, data now streams constantly from almost every sector and function of daily life.
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Blog Entry Predictive Policing: What is it, How it works, and its Legal Implications
by Rohan George published Nov 24, 2015 last modified Nov 24, 2015 04:31 PM — filed under: , ,
This article reviews literature surrounding big data and predictive policing and provides an analysis of the legal implications of using predictive policing techniques in the Indian context.
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Blog Entry Summary Report Internet Governance Forum 2015
by Jyoti Panday published Nov 23, 2015 last modified Nov 30, 2015 10:47 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), India participated in the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) held at Poeta Ronaldo Cunha Lima Conference Center, Joao Pessoa in Brazil from 10 November 2015 to 13 November 2015. The theme of IGF 2015 was ‘Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development’. Sunil Abraham, Pranesh Prakash & Jyoti Panday from CIS actively engaged and made substantive contributions to several key issues affecting internet governance at the IGF 2015. The issue-wise detail of their engagement is set out below.
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Big Data in the Global South International Workshop
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 06, 2015 — filed under: , ,
Institute for Technology and Society of Rio de Janeiro welcomes you to an international workshop on Big Data at Hotel Windsor Florida, Rua Ferreira Viana, Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on November 16 and 17, 2015. Open Society Foundations and British Embassy Brasilia are sponsors for the event. The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is a research partner. Sunil Abraham, Pranesh Prakash and Vipul Kharbanda will be speaking at this event.
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Leveraging Mobile Network Big Data for Development Policy: Opportunities & Challenges
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 02, 2015 last modified Dec 16, 2015 01:31 AM — filed under: ,
Amber Sinha participated in this event held at IRDC, New Delhi on November 2, 2015. The event was organized by LIRNEasia.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Connected Trouble
by Sunil Abraham published Oct 28, 2015 — filed under: , ,
The internet of things phenomenon is based on a paradigm shift from thinking of the internet merely as a means to connect individuals, corporations and other institutions to an internet where all devices in (insulin pumps and pacemakers), on (wearable technology) and around (domestic appliances and vehicles) humans beings are connected.
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The Changing Landscape of ICT Governance and Practice - Convergence and Big Data
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 28, 2015 last modified Sep 07, 2015 01:48 PM — filed under: ,
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Blog Entry Security: Privacy, Transparency and Technology
by Sunil Abraham published Aug 19, 2015 last modified Sep 15, 2015 10:53 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) has been involved in privacy and data protection research for the last five years. It has participated as a member of the Justice A.P. Shah Committee, which has influenced the draft Privacy Bill being authored by the Department of Personnel and Training. It has organised 11 multistakeholder roundtables across India over the last two years to discuss a shadow Privacy Bill drafted by CIS with the participation of privacy commissioners and data protection authorities from Europe and Canada.
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