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'Aadhaar' Of Your Existence Or Card Of Controversy?
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 12:24 PM — filed under: , , ,
recent report estimates that details of 13 crore Aadhaar card holders have been leaked from four government websites. These include bank account details, income levels, addresses, even caste and religion details.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry 2nd National Language Conference, Bhubaneswar
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Mar 30, 2015 last modified Apr 10, 2015 03:23 PM — filed under: , , ,
Institute of Odia Studies and Research organised 2nd National Language Conference beginning on Monday, March 30, 2015 and ending on April 2, 2015 at the Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar. This conference was organised in collaboration with the Department of Tourism and Culture. I presented a paper in Odia language in this conference as part of a panel discussion related to Odia language computing.
Located in Openness / Blog
आधार नंबर, नाम, पता, बैंक अकाउंट और दूसरी संवेदनशील जानकारियां लीक: CIS रिपोर्ट
by Prasad Krishna published May 04, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 11:40 AM — filed under: , , ,
एक तरफ भारत सरकार लोगों से अपना आधार कार्ड बनवाने और उसे जरूरी सर्विसों के साथ जोड़ने की अपील कर रही है. दूसरी तरफ लगातार सरकारी वेबसाइट्स से लोगों की आधार से जुड़ी जानकारियां लीक हो रही हैं. सरकार ने आधार को लगभग सभी सर्विसों के लिए जरूरी करने की तैयारी की है.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry A Kannada Wikipedia Workshop at Sagara
by U.B.Pavanaja published Jul 31, 2013 last modified Mar 25, 2014 08:51 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
On Sunday, July 28, 2013, a day-long Kannada Wikipedia workshop was conducted at Sagara, Shimoga Dist, Karnataka by the Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) team. In this post, I share with you the happenings from the workshop.
Located in Openness
Blog Entry Aaron Swartz: The First Martyr of the Free Information Movement
by Lawrence Liang published Jan 24, 2013 — filed under: , ,
Well known American computer programmer, writer, political organizer and Internet activist died on January 11, 2013. Lawrence Liang from the Alternative Law Forum discusses with Newsclick the tragic loss. The interview was conducted by Prabir Purkayastha.
Located in Openness / Blog
An Interview of Vera Franz
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 15, 2013 last modified Jul 15, 2013 09:49 AM — filed under: , , ,
This interview was conducted at the Diplomatic Conference to Conclude a Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works by Visually Impaired Persons and Persons with Print Disabilities on June 26, 2013.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry An Introduction to Bitfilm & Bitcoin in Bangalore, India
by Benson Samuel published Mar 12, 2013 — filed under: ,
An event at the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) was organized on January 23, 2013. The all star team at CIS was awesome at organizing this event for Bitcoin. Live streaming, mainstream newspaper coverage and Twitter based Q&A made this the first Bitcoin event in India that leveraged these mediums of information transfer.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry An Odia Wikipedia Workshop at KMBB College, Bhubaneswar
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Nov 19, 2012 last modified Dec 07, 2012 10:40 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society along with Odia Wikipedians in Bhubaneswar organized an Odia Wikipedia workshop on November 18, 2012. It was held in KMBB College of Engineering. Odia Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia in Odia language which everyone can edit.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Anvar v. Basheer and the New (Old) Law of Electronic Evidence
by Bhairav Acharya published Sep 30, 2014 last modified Dec 04, 2014 03:53 PM — filed under: , ,
The Supreme Court of India revised the law on electronic evidence. The judgment will have an impact on the manner in which wiretap tapes are brought before a court.
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Arrested for tweeting: Legitimate or Curbing Free Speech?
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 02, 2012 — filed under: , ,
As a man in Puducherry is arrested for allegedly posting on Twitter that MR Chidambaram's son had amassed wealth more than that of Robert Vadra, we discuss whether freedom of speech is absolute.
Located in News & Media