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Bengaluru cops' twitter handle in ethical storm
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 07, 2017 — filed under: , ,
The city's privacy activists are among the most strident in trying to prevent the Union government from gaining unprecedented access to citizens' personal information through Aadhaar. But in their own backyard, Bengaluru police have been publishing on Twitter the phone numbers of thousands of citizens reporting various crimes such as gambling on the streets, random quarrels and harassment of women.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Privacy, what? Bengaluru police leaks 46,000 phone numbers on Twitter
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 07, 2017 — filed under: ,
Bengaluru police made the biggest goof up of all time by releasing private information of people who called 100 to complain since April 2015 and was seemingly unapologetic about the breach of privacy.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry It’s the technology, stupid
by Sunil Abraham published Mar 31, 2017 last modified Apr 07, 2017 12:53 PM — filed under: , , ,
Eleven reasons why the Aadhaar is not just non-smart but also insecure.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Perumal Murugan and the Law on Obscenity
by Japreet Grewal published Jul 21, 2016 last modified Aug 09, 2016 01:01 PM — filed under: , , ,
Located in Internet Governance
In Parts of India, Internet Shutdowns Are a Fact of Life
by Megha Bahree published May 27, 2019 — filed under:
Fears of a censored internet are rising, as the government cites fake news and unlawful content in blocking internet access.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Data Empowerment And Protection Architecture (DEPA) Workshop
by Admin published May 28, 2019 — filed under:
On 18 May 2019 Pranav Manjesh Bidare attended a workshop on the Data Empowerment And Protection Architecture (DEPA) organised by the iSPIRT Foundation.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Consilience 2019
by Admin published May 25, 2019 last modified Jun 05, 2019 07:25 AM — filed under: ,
The Law and Technology Society at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore organised Consilience on May 25, 2019.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Picking ‘Wholes’ - Thinking in Systems Workshop
by Saumyaa Naidu published May 29, 2019 last modified Jun 05, 2019 02:35 PM — filed under: , ,
A System's Thinking masterclass was conducted by Dinesh Korjan on 27th and 28th May in the CIS Delhi office.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
May 2019 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published May 31, 2019 last modified Jun 26, 2019 01:40 AM — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet & Society Newsletter for the month of May 2019
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Online gag:Existing rules give little freedom
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 12, 2011 last modified Dec 12, 2011 05:42 AM — filed under: ,
Even as the controversy over Kapil Sibal's attempt to get internet giants such as Google and Facebook to prescreen user-generated content to weed out 'offensive' material rages, a yet-to-be-published study by Bangalore-based Centre for Internet and Society reveals that rules already in place can have "chilling effects on free expression on the internet".