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Blog Entry WSIS+10 High Level Event: A Bird's Eye Report
by Geetha Hariharan published Jun 20, 2014 last modified Jun 20, 2014 03:57 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
The WSIS+10 High Level was organised by the ITU and collaborative UN entities on June 9-13, 2014. It aimed to evaluate the progress on implementation of WSIS Outcomes from Geneva 2003 and Tunis 2005, and to envision a post-2015 Development Agenda. Geetha Hariharan attended the event on CIS' behalf.
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Blog Entry UN Human Rights Council urged to protect human rights online
by Geetha Hariharan published Jun 19, 2014 — filed under: , , , , ,
63 civil society groups urged the UN Human Rights Council to address global challenges to freedom of expression, privacy and other human rights on the Internet. Centre for Internet & Society joined in the statement, delivered on behalf of the 63 groups by Article 19.
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Blog Entry FOEX Live: June 1-7, 2014
by Geetha Hariharan published Jun 07, 2014 last modified Jun 07, 2014 01:33 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
A weekly selection of news on online freedom of expression and digital technology from across India (and some parts of the world).
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Blog Entry Who Governs the Internet? Implications for Freedom and National Security
by Sunil Abraham published Apr 04, 2014 last modified Apr 05, 2014 04:23 PM — filed under: , ,
The second half of last year has been quite momentous for Internet governance thanks to Edward Snowden. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff became aware that they were targets of US surveillance for economic not security reasons. They protested loudly.
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File Spreadsheet data on sample of 50 security companies
by Maria Xynou published Feb 28, 2014 — filed under: ,
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Blog Entry Big Democracy, Big Surveillance: India's Surveillance State
by Maria Xynou published Feb 28, 2014 — filed under: ,
In India, surveillance is on the rise by the state to tackle crime and terrorism, and private companies are eager to meet the demand.
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Blog Entry Surveillance and the Indian Constitution - Part 3: The Public/Private Distinction and the Supreme Court’s Wrong Turn
by Pranesh Prakash published Feb 25, 2014 last modified Mar 06, 2014 11:02 PM — filed under: , ,
After its decision in Gobind, the Supreme Court's privacy floodgates opened; a series of claims involving private parties came before its docket, and the resulting jurisprudence ended up creating confusion between state-individual surveillance, and individual-individual surveillance.
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Counter Surveillance Panel: DiscoTech & Hackathon
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 24, 2014 last modified Feb 28, 2014 05:36 AM — filed under: , , ,
We invite you to a Counter Surveillance DiscoTech and Hackathon at the Centre for Internet and Society in Bangalore on Saturday, March 1, 2014 (9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.). The event is being co-organized by the Centre for Internet and Society in tandem with the MIT Centre for Civic Media Co-Design Lab, with support from members of Tactical Technology Collective, Hackteria.org and Srishti School of Art Design and Technology. Registrations begin at 9.00 a.m. The event shall close with a featured talk by renown information activist and maker lab innovator Smari McCarthy, titled "Privacy for Humanity" at 5.00 p.m.
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Blog Entry India's Central Monitoring System (CMS): Something to Worry About?
by Maria Xynou published Jan 30, 2014 last modified Feb 22, 2014 01:50 PM — filed under: , ,
In this article, Maria Xynou presents new information about India's controversial Central Monitoring System (CMS) based on official documents which were shared with the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS). Read this article and gain an insight on how the CMS actually works!
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File UAS License Agreement Amendment regarding the Central Monitoring System (CMS)
by Maria Xynou published Jan 30, 2014 — filed under: , ,
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