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Blog Entry Comments on the DoT Panel Report via MyGov
by Pranesh Prakash published Sep 26, 2015 — filed under: ,
On behalf of the Centre for Internet and Society, I must commend the Department of Telecom Panel on its report. Overall, it displays a far better understanding of the underlying issues than the TRAI consultation paper did, and is overall a good effort at balancing the different sides. However, some of its most important recommendations are completely off-mark and would be disastrous if accepted by the government.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry Comments on the Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations
by Sandeep Kumar, Torsha Sarkar, Swaraj Barooah, Gurshabad Grover published Jun 22, 2018 last modified Jun 23, 2018 12:44 AM — filed under: ,
This submission presents comments by the Centre for Internet & Society, India (“CIS”) on the Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations which was released to the public by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on 29th May 2018 for comments and views.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Configuring a 'Non-Toothless' Regulator (TRAI)
by Shyam Ponappa published May 10, 2013 last modified Jun 05, 2013 10:10 AM — filed under:
A proposal to give the telecom regulator the right to impose penalties marks a sea change in the government's approach to regulation.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Blog Entry Connectivity: Let's Apply What We Know
by Shyam Ponappa published Mar 03, 2016 last modified Apr 06, 2016 01:19 AM — filed under:
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it - George Santayana. Reprise good decisions, and avoid the missteps.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Consultation Paper on Promoting Local Telecom Equipment Manufacturing
by Admin published Nov 10, 2017 last modified Jan 02, 2018 03:55 PM — filed under:
Rohini Lakshané and Prof. Contreras's Vanderbilt paper was quoted in this TRAI consultation paper.
Located in Telecom / News & Media
Content Developers/Trainers
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 29, 2012 last modified Feb 29, 2012 01:42 PM — filed under:
The Centre for Internet and Society is hiring for the full-time position of a content developer/trainer to work on an upcoming project Building Knowledge and Capacity around Telecommunication Policies in India.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry Convergence India 2012
by Yelena Gyulkhandanyan published Mar 30, 2012 last modified Mar 30, 2012 05:46 AM — filed under:
The 20th Convergence India conference, deemed South Asia’s largest international ICT event, took place in the country’s capital from March 21-23, 2012. Featuring a grand exhibition of innovative products and industry players from over 25 countries as well as an assembly of prominent speakers, the three day event highlighted the importance of ICT growth and equitable distribution for the socio-economic future of India.
Located in Telecom
December 2010 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 30, 2010 last modified Aug 07, 2012 11:28 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Greetings from the Centre for Internet and Society! It gives us immense pleasure to present regular updates on the progress of our research on the mainstream Internet media. In this issue of we bring our latest project updates, news and media coverage:
Located in About Us / Newsletters
December 2011 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 23, 2012 last modified Jul 23, 2012 08:35 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Welcome to the newsletter issue of December 2011. This issue carries a special section on Freedom of Expression as there was much discussion regarding the Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Mr. Kapil Sibal’s proposal for pro-active censorship of social media.
Located in About Us / Newsletters
December 2012 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 30, 2012 last modified Jan 16, 2013 05:15 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
We at the Centre for Internet & Society wish you all a great year ahead. In the December 2012 newsletter, we bring you the draft early chapters of our “National Resource Kit” project for persons with disabilities (covering four southern states); and accessibility-related comments on the Twelfth Five Year Plan; the draft research on pervasive technologies and access to knowledge that we presented at the Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest in Brazil; our comments on the privacy implications of including RFID tags in the proposed Rule 138A of the Motor Vehicle Rules, a report on the open access lectures delivered by Prof. Leslie Chan during his tour of India, reports of Wikipedia-related workshops conducted across three cities, and news and media coverage.
Located in About Us / Newsletters