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You Have the Right to Remain Silent
by Anja Kovacs published Apr 19, 2011 last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:55 AM — filed under: , , ,
India has a long history of censorship that it justifies in the name of national security. But new laws governing the Internet are unreasonable and — given the multitude of online voices — poorly thought out, argues Anja Kovacs in this article published in the Sunday Guardian on 17 April 2011.
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Blog Entry The Digital is Political
by Nishant Shah published Jun 08, 2011 last modified Mar 21, 2012 09:14 AM — filed under:
Technologies are not just agents of politics, there is politics in their design, writes Nishant Shah in this article published in Down to Earth in the Issue of June 15, 2011.
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Blog Entry Privacy and the Indian Copyright Act
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 28, 2010 last modified Aug 06, 2013 01:37 PM — filed under: ,
India's Copyright Act was established in 1957, and is in the process of being placed before the Parliament in 2010. The provisions in the proposed Bill will work to make the Act WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) compliant. When looking at privacy in the context of copyright four key questions arise, says Elonnai Hickock as she analyses privacy in the context of the Indian Copyright Act.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog / Privacy
Cybercrime and Privacy
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 31, 2010 last modified Sep 14, 2010 01:21 PM — filed under: ,
Elonnai Hickok examines privacy in the context of India’s legal provisions on cybercrime. She picks up the relevant provisions of the Information Technology Act as amended in 2008 dealing with cyber crimes and provides a fair analysis of the pros and cons of the amended Act.
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Blog Entry Public Statement to Final Draft of UID Bill
by Elonnai Hickok published Dec 07, 2010 last modified Mar 22, 2012 05:48 AM — filed under: ,
The final draft of the UID Bill that will be submitted to the Lok Sabha was made public on 8 November 2010. If the Bill is approved by Parliament, it will become a legal legislation in India. The following note contains Civil Society's response to the final draft of the Bill.
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Blog Entry UID & Privacy - A Call for Papers
by Elonnai Hickok published Dec 15, 2010 last modified Mar 21, 2012 10:03 AM — filed under: ,
Privacy India is inviting individuals to author short papers focused on Unique Identity (UID) and Privacy. Selected candidates will have their papers published on the CIS website, and their transportation and accommodation provided for the “Privacy Matters” conference being held in Kolkata on 22 January 2010.
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Blog Entry The Privacy Rights of Whistleblowers
by Elonnai Hickok published Dec 20, 2010 last modified Mar 22, 2012 05:47 AM — filed under: ,
The recent disclosures from Wikileaks have shown that the right to information, whistle-blowing, and privacy are interconnected. This note looks at the different ways in which the three are related, as well as looking at the benefits and drawbacks to Wikileaks in terms of privacy.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog / Privacy
Privacy By Design — Conference Report
by Prasad Krishna published May 02, 2011 last modified Aug 22, 2011 12:03 PM — filed under: ,
How do we imagine privacy? How is privacy being built into technological systems? On April 16th,The Center for Internet and Society hosted Privacy by Design, an Open Space meant to answer these questions and more around the topic of privacy. Below is a summary of the conversations and dialogs from the event.
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Blog Entry Bloggers' Rights Subordinated to Rights of Expression: Cyber Law Expert
by Elonnai Hickok published Jun 03, 2011 last modified Mar 21, 2012 09:35 AM — filed under: ,
Vijayashankar, an eminent cyber law expert answers Elonnai Hickok’s questions on bloggers' rights, freedom of expression and privacy in this e-mail interview conducted on May 19, 2011.
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Blog Entry A Street View of Private and the Public
by Prashant Iyengar published Jun 04, 2011 last modified Mar 21, 2012 09:34 AM — filed under: ,
Prashant Iyengar on how in the eyes of the law, the internet giant is like the homeless in India. This article was published by Tehelka on June 4, 2011.
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