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'India wants core internet infrastructure'
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 24, 2014 last modified May 05, 2014 10:29 AM — filed under: ,
India wants "core internet infrastructure" to be part of an international legal system that would accommodate governments, civil society and other stakeholders. In typical Indian diplomatic style, its position can be interpreted to mean everything and nothing.
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'IRCTC’s Aadhaar play can violate SC order and derail National Security'
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 07, 2015 — filed under: ,
Your online railway bookings are going to become a wee bit more difficult if they aren’t already so.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
'Pakistan' hackers target India's top police agency
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 16, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:26 AM — filed under:
Cyber-attackers who identified themselves as the "Pakistan Cyber Army" have hacked the website of India's top police agency, officials said on Saturday. The website of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was hacked by programmers who left a message saying that the attack was in revenge for similar Indian assaults on Pakistani sites, Press Trust of India said. The hackers signed their message on the Indian police website: "Long Live Pakistan."
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'Website not found' pop-ups leave net activists fuming
by Tushar Kaushik published Mar 06, 2019 last modified Apr 03, 2019 03:53 PM — filed under:
Internet activists are concerned over what they term as rising instances of websites being blocked by internet service providers (ISPs) and the government without citing any reason for doing so.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
'What Security Breach?' The Unchanging Tone of UIDAI's Denials
by Admin published Sep 19, 2018 — filed under:
This week brought with it another instance of Aadhaar déjà vu. The narrative is now eerily familiar to people with even a passing acquaintance with the matter.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
'Why should we talk to Dunzo?' State regulators fume at liquor delivery
by Admin published Sep 19, 2018 — filed under:
In 2016, the Chandigarh police ordered thirty bottles of liquor on getTalli, an online liquor ordering platform.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
(re) conference
by Admin published Apr 12, 2019 last modified May 02, 2019 02:01 AM — filed under: ,
From 10 to 12 April 2019, Aayush Rathi participated in a "reconference" a global conference designed to provoke conversations around the new possibilities and opportunities for feminist movements. It was held in Kathmandu, and was organised by CREA, a feminist human rights organisation based in New Delhi.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry (Updated) Information Security Practices of Aadhaar (or lack thereof): A documentation of public availability of Aadhaar Numbers with sensitive personal financial information
by Amber Sinha and Srinivas Kodali published May 01, 2017 last modified Mar 13, 2019 12:29 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Since its inception in 2009, the Aadhaar project has been shrouded in controversy due to various questions raised about privacy, technological issues, welfare exclusion, and security concerns. In this study, we document numerous instances of publicly available Aadhaar Numbers along with other personally identifiable information (PII) of individuals on government websites. This report highlights four government projects run by various government departments that have made sensitive personal financial information and Aadhaar numbers public on the project websites.
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10 tactics for turning information into action
by Radha Rao published Dec 08, 2009 last modified Apr 05, 2011 04:19 AM — filed under:
Tactical Technology Collective (TTC) with The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) and the Alternative Law Forum, is happy to announce the Bangalore launch of TTC's newest toolkit - '10 tactics for turning information into action'.
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2nd India Think Tank Forum
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 19, 2017 last modified Jul 07, 2017 01:16 AM — filed under:
Udbhav Tiwari participated in a panel titled "The New Cold War: Information and Cyber Wars" at the Second India Think Tank Forum organized by ORF, the Think Tank Programme at UPenn and the McKinsey Institute between 19 to 21 June 2017 at Claridges in New Delhi.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media