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Blog Entry CIS Comments and Recommendations to the Human DNA Profiling Bill, June 2015
by Elonnai Hickok, Vipul Kharbanda and Vanya Rakesh published Aug 27, 2015 last modified Sep 02, 2015 05:09 PM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) submitted a clause-by-clause comments on the Human DNA Profiling Bill that was circulated by the Department of Biotechnology on June 9, 2015.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Data Flow in the Unique Identification Scheme of India
by Vidushi Marda published Sep 03, 2015 — filed under: ,
This note analyses the data flow within the UID scheme and aims at highlighting vulnerabilities at each stage. The data flow within the UID Scheme can be best understood by first delineating the organizations involved in enrolling residents for Aadhaar. The UIDAI partners with various Registrars usually a department of the central or state Government, and some private sector agencies like LIC etc– through a Memorandum of Understanding for assisting with the enrollment process of the UID project.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
August 2015 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 31, 2015 last modified Oct 27, 2015 12:25 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Blog Entry The seedy underbelly of revenge porn
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 23, 2015 last modified Sep 27, 2015 02:25 PM — filed under: ,
Intimate photos posted by angry exes are becoming part of an expanding online body of dirty work.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Human DNA Profiling Bill 2012 v/s 2015 Bill
by Vanya Rakesh published Sep 06, 2015 — filed under: , ,
This entry analyses the Human DNA Profiling Bill introduced in 2012 with the provisions of the 2015 Bill
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Bangalore Chapter Meet of DSCI
by Sunil Abraham published Sep 09, 2015 — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) will host the Bangalore Chapter Meeting of Data Security Council of India (DSCI) on September 26, 2015 at its Bangalore office in Domlur. The event will be held from 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Transnational Due Process: A Case Study in Multi-stakeholder Cooperation
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 13, 2015 last modified Nov 07, 2015 03:47 PM — filed under: ,
The Internet & Jurisdiction Project is organizing the workshop “Transnational due process: A case study in multi-stakeholder cooperation” at the Internet Governance Forum convened by the United Nations on November 10-13, 2015. Sunil Abraham will be a speaker in this event.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Indian Porn Ban is Partially Lifted But Sites Remain Blocked
by Pranesh Prakash published Aug 05, 2015 last modified Sep 13, 2015 09:00 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Indian government made a quick about-face on its order to block hundreds of pornography websites on Tuesday, partially lifting the ban after political backlash against the moral policing.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry DIDP Request #12: Revenues
by Aditya Garg published Sep 14, 2015 — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) sought information from ICANN on their revenue streams by sending them a second request under their Documentary Information Disclosure Policy. This request and their response have been described in this blog post.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry India’s digital check
by Sunil Abraham published Jul 08, 2015 last modified Sep 15, 2015 02:55 PM — filed under: , ,
All nine pillars of Digital India directly correlate with policy research conducted at the Centre for Internet and Society, where I have worked for the last seven years. This allows our research outputs to speak directly to the priorities of the government when it comes to digital transformation.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog