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Blog Entry Comments on the National Geospatial Policy (Draft, V.1.0), 2016
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Jun 01, 2016 last modified Jun 30, 2016 09:40 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Department of Science and Technology published the first public draft of the National Geospatial Policy (v.1.0) on May 05, 2016, and invited comments from the public. CIS submitted the following comments in response. The comments were authored by Adya Garg, Anubha Sinha, and Sumandro Chattapadhyay.
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Blog Entry Comments on the Statistical Disclosure Control Report
by Srinivs Kodali and Amber Sinha published May 02, 2017 last modified Mar 13, 2019 12:28 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
This submission presents comments by the Centre for Internet and Society, India (“CIS”) on the ​Statistical Disclosure Control Report published on March 30th by Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
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Blog Entry Consultation on 'National Geospatial Policy' - Notes and Submission
by Anubha Sinha published Mar 29, 2016 last modified Mar 29, 2016 05:03 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, has constituted a National Expert Committee for developing a draft National Geospatial Policy (NGP) to provide appropriate guidelines for collection, analysis, use, and distribution of geospatial information across India, and to assure data availability, accessibility and quality. A pre-drafting consultation meeting for the NGP was organised in Delhi on February 03, 2016. Ms. Anubha Sinha represented CIS at the meeting, and shares her notes.
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Data-Driven Journalism, Data Literacy & Open Government — Talk at CIS
by Pranesh Prakash published Jul 31, 2012 last modified Jul 31, 2012 06:08 AM — filed under: , ,
The Open Knowledge Foundation and the Centre for Internet and Society invite you to an informal talk by Lucy Chambers and Laura Newman on 'Data-Driven Journalism, Data Literacy, and Open Government'.
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Blog Entry Design Public Conclave, 6th Edition
by Amber Sinha published Nov 15, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 04:45 PM — filed under: , ,
The 6th edition of the Design Public Conclave was hosted by Civic Labs, an initiative of the Center for Knowledge Studies, and part of the Vihara Innovation Network, in partnership with Social Innovation Exchange, Okapi, Business World, Business World for Smart Cities, and the Delhi Jal Board.
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File Draft Report on Open Government Data in India (v2)
by Pranesh Prakash last modified Aug 23, 2011 02:47 AM — filed under: , ,
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Blog Entry Ethical Issues in Open Data
by Kovey Coles published Aug 07, 2013 last modified Aug 07, 2013 09:19 AM — filed under: , ,
On August 1, 2013, I took part in a web meeting, organized and hosted by Tim Davies of the World Wide Web foundation. The meeting, titled “Ethical issues in Open Data,” had an agenda focused around privacy considerations in the context of the open data movement.
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Geekup on Open Data in Bangalore
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 23, 2012 last modified Jan 31, 2012 03:38 AM — filed under: ,
HasGeek in partnership with the Centre for Internet and Society invite you to a talk by Hapee de Groot on 25 January 2012 at CIS office in Bangalore.
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Google, Apple and Microsoft may need licence for satellite mapping in India
by Prasad Krishna published May 10, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
Cold response from MNCs like Google to India's security concerns is seen as a prime reason for the proposed legislation to regulate mapping of the country, a move that critics call "return of the Licence Raj" and "digital nationalism".
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Blog Entry ICANN Begins its Sojourn into Open Data
by Padmini Baruah and Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Nov 11, 2016 last modified Nov 12, 2016 01:17 AM — filed under: , ,
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) recently announced that it will now set up a pilot project in order to introduce an Open Data initiative for all data that it generates. We would like to extend our congratulations to ICANN on the development of this commendable new initiative, and would be honoured to support the creation of this living document to be prepared before ICANN 58.
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