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Communication Rights in the Age of Digital Technology
by rakesh published Oct 13, 2015 last modified Oct 24, 2015 07:45 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) invites you to a conference to discuss the evolution of privacy and surveillance in India on Friday, October 30, 2015 at Deck Suite Hall, 5th Floor, Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, Near Air Force Bal Bharti School, New Delhi - 110003, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Indian PM Narendra Modi’s digital dream gets bad reception
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 29, 2015 — filed under: , ,
As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Silicon Valley’s most powerful chief executives this week how his government “attacked poverty by using the power of networks and mobile phones’’, the entire population of the state of Kashmir remained offline — by order of the state.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Hits and Misses With the Draft Encryption Policy
by Sunil Abraham published Sep 26, 2015 — filed under: , , , ,
Most encryption standards are open standards. They are developed by open participation in a publicly scrutable process by industry, academia and governments in standard setting organisations (SSOs) using the principles of “rough consensus” – sometimes established by the number of participants humming in unison – and “running code” – a working implementation of the standard. The open model of standards development is based on the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) philosophy that “many eyes make all bugs shallow”.
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Blog Entry Mastering the Art of Keeping Indians Under Surveillance
by Bhairav Acharya published May 30, 2015 last modified Aug 23, 2015 12:26 PM — filed under: , ,
In its first year in office, the National Democratic Alliance government has been notably silent on the large-scale surveillance projects it has inherited. This ended last week amidst reports the government is hastening to complete the Central Monitoring System (CMS) within the year.
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Blog Entry Paper-thin Safeguards and Mass Surveillance in India
by Chinmayi Arun published May 20, 2015 last modified Jun 20, 2015 10:17 AM — filed under: , ,
The Indian government's new mass surveillance systems present new threats to the right to privacy. Mass interception of communication, keyword searches and easy access to particular users' data suggest that state is moving towards unfettered large-scale monitoring of communication. This is particularly ominous given that our privacy safeguards remain inadequate even for targeted surveillance and its more familiar pitfalls.
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Targeting surveillance
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 30, 2014 — filed under: , ,
In the fall of 2005, Scotland Yard raided a flat in west London and arrested a suspected al-Qaeda militant known by a teasing Arabic nickname, Irhabi (“Terrorist”) 007.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Security and Surveillance: A public discussion on Optimizing Security while Safeguarding Human Rights
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 17, 2014 last modified Dec 19, 2014 08:46 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) invites you to a public discussion on optimizing security and safeguarding human rights at its Bangalore office on Friday, December 19th, 2014, 16:00 to 18:00.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Blog Entry Free Speech and Surveillance
by Gautam Bhatia published Jul 07, 2014 — filed under: , , , , , ,
Gautam Bhatia examines the constitutionality of surveillance by the Indian state.
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Blog Entry The Constitutionality of Indian Surveillance Law: Public Emergency as a Condition Precedent for Intercepting Communications
by Bedavyasa Mohanty published Jul 04, 2014 last modified Aug 04, 2014 04:52 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Bedavyasa Mohanty analyses the nuances of interception of communications under the Indian Telegraph Act and the Indian Post Office Act. In this post he explores the historical bases of surveillance law in India and examines whether the administrative powers of intercepting communications are Constitutionally compatible.
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Blog Entry Models for Surveillance and Interception of Communications Worldwide
by Bedavyasa Mohanty published Jul 02, 2014 last modified Jul 10, 2014 07:50 AM — filed under: , ,
This is an evaluation of laws and practices governing surveillance and interception of communications in 9 countries. The countries evaluated represent a diverse spectrum not only in terms of their global economic standing but also their intrusive surveillance capabilities. The analysis is limited to the procedural standards followed by these countries for authorising surveillance and provisions for resolving interception related disputes.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog