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Blog Entry Open Letter to Prevent the Installation of RFID tags in Vehicles
by Maria Xynou published Jun 27, 2013 last modified Jul 12, 2013 10:59 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) has sent this open letter to the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) to urge them not to intall RFID tags in vehicles in India.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry The State is Snooping: Can You Escape?
by Snehashish Ghosh published Jun 27, 2013 last modified Apr 29, 2019 03:09 PM — filed under: ,
Blanket surveillance of the kind envisaged by India's Centralized Monitoring System achieves little, but blatantly violates the citizen's right to privacy; Snehashish Ghosh explores why it may be dangerous and looks at potential safeguards against such intrusion.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Internet users enraged over US online spying
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 29, 2013 last modified Jul 01, 2013 04:10 AM — filed under: , ,
India is the fifth most tracked nation by American intelligence agencies.
Located in News & Media
Technology, Power, and Revolutions in the Arab Spring
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 01, 2013 — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), Bangalore cordially invites you to a talk by Prof. Ramesh Srinivasan on technology, power and revolutions in the Arab Spring. The talk will be held in CIS office on July 2, 2013 from 6.00 p.m. onwards.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Biometrics or bust? India's Identity Crisis
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 01, 2013 — filed under: ,
Malavika Jayaram is speaking at an event organized by the Oxford Internet Institute on July 2, 2013. The talk will be held at Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, 1 St Giles Oxford OX1 3JS.
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Blog Entry World Wide Rule
by Nishant Shah published Jun 14, 2013 last modified Jul 01, 2013 10:26 AM — filed under:
Nishant Shah's review of Schmidt and Cohen's book was published in the Indian Express on June 14, 2013.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Internet firms deny existence of PRISM
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 08, 2013 last modified Jul 02, 2013 07:47 AM — filed under:
Nothing is private anymore. According to a leak in the US, which revealed the wide reach of a mass surveillance programme by intelligence agencies, messages, posts, chats on your computer or phone are all vulnerable to interception, thanks to direct access to servers of major tech companies.
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‘Hacking’ sparks row over exam evaluation
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 07, 2013 last modified Jul 02, 2013 08:58 AM — filed under:
Over the past two days, Cornell University student Debarghya Das’ blog post on ‘Hacking the Indian Education System’ has kicked off a debate across the country over the security of data published online and the practice of moderation of marks obtained by school students in board examinations.
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Indian Government Quietly Brings In Its 'Central Monitoring System': Total Surveillance Of All Telecommunications
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 08, 2013 last modified Jul 02, 2013 09:12 AM — filed under: ,
There's a worrying trend around the world for governments to extend online surveillance capabilities to encompass all citizens -- often justified with the usual excuse of combatting terrorism and/or child pornography.
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Issue of duplication of identities of users under control: Nilekani
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 29, 2013 last modified Jul 02, 2013 10:13 AM — filed under: ,
Nandan Nilekani says UIDAI system almost completely accurate, duplication of identities virtually negligible.
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