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Blog Entry Big Brother is watching you
by Chinmayi Arun published Jan 06, 2014 — filed under: ,
India has no requirements of transparency whether in the form of disclosing the quantum of interception or in the form of notification to people whose communication was intercepted.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Big Data and Governance in India
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 17, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is happy to invite you to a discussion on the role of Big Data in governance in India with a focus on Digital India, UID Scheme and Smart Cities Mission in India on January 23, 2016 at CIS office in Bangalore from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Blog Entry Big Data and Positive Social Change in the Developing World: A White Paper for Practitioners and Researchers
by Nishant Shah published Oct 01, 2014 — filed under: , , , , ,
I was a part of a working group writing a white paper on big data and social change, over the last six months. This white paper was produced by a group of activists, researchers and data experts who met at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Centre to discuss the question of whether, and how, big data is becoming a resource for positive social change in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
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Blog Entry Big Data and the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules 2011
by Elonnai Hickok published Aug 11, 2015 — filed under: , ,
Experts and regulators across jurisdictions are examining the impact of Big Data practices on traditional data protection standards and principles. This will be a useful and pertinent exercise for India to undertake as the government and the private and public sectors begin to incorporate and rely on the use of Big Data in decision making processes and organizational operations.This blog provides an initial evaluation of how Big Data could impact India's current data protection standards.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Big Data in India: Benefits, Harms, and Human Rights - Workshop Report
by Vidushi Marda, Akash Deep Singh and Geethanjali Jujjavarapu published Nov 14, 2016 last modified Nov 18, 2016 12:58 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society held a one-day workshop on “Big Data in India: Benefits, Harms and Human Rights” at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on the 1st of October, 2016. This report is a compilation of the the issues discussed, ideas exchanged and challenges recognized during the workshop. The objective of the workshop was to discuss aspects of big data technologies in terms of harms, opportunities and human rights. The discussion was designed around an extensive study of current and potential future uses of big data for governance in India, that CIS has undertaken over the last year with support from the MacArthur Foundation.
Located in Internet Governance
Big Democracy: Big Surveillance - A talk by Maria Xynou
by Maria Xynou published Nov 26, 2013 last modified Dec 12, 2013 10:23 AM — filed under: , ,
Next Tuesday, Maria Xynou will be presenting her latest research on surveillance in India. Come and engage in a discussion on India's controversial surveillance schemes, surveillance industry and much much more!
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Blog Entry Big Tech’s privacy promise to consumers could be good news — and also bad news
by Rajat Kathuria and Isha Suri published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Jan 18, 2023 11:25 PM — filed under: ,
Rajat Kathuria, Isha Suri write: Its use as a tool for market development must balance consumer protection, innovation, and competition.
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Blog Entry BigDog is Watching You! The Sci-fi Future of Animal and Insect Drones
by Maria Xynou published Feb 25, 2013 last modified Jul 12, 2013 03:38 PM — filed under: , ,
Do you think robotic aeroplanes monitoring us are scary enough? Wait until you read about DARPA´s new innovative and subtle way to keep us all under the microscope! This blog post presents a new reality of drones which is depicted in none other than animal and insect-like robots, equipped with cameras and other surveillance technologies.
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Biggest blast on Aadhaar leak so far: govt sites leaked data of 13 crore people
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 — filed under: , ,
In yet another shocking report of personal data breach in India, it has emerged that Aadhaar data of 13 crore people was put out on websites of four major government projects in the country. The leaked data include bank account details of over one crore people linked to Aadhar numbers under the direct benefit scheme. Over eight crore people lost their private data on the national job guarantee scheme website alone.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Bill to create bank for DNA profiling of accused coming
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 22, 2012 — filed under: ,
Access to data only for victim’s or suspect’s relatives.
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