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Facebook, Google deny spying access
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 09, 2013 last modified Jul 02, 2013 10:18 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The CEOs of Facebook and Google on Saturday categorically denied that the US National Security Agency had "direct access" to their company servers for snooping on Gmail and Facebook users. But both acknowledged that the companies complied with the 'lawful' requests made by the US government and shared user data with sleuths.
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Cyber experts suggest using open source software to protect privacy
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 22, 2013 last modified Jul 03, 2013 04:32 AM — filed under: ,
Big Brother is watching. With the Central Monitoring System (CMS) at home and PRISM from the US, millions of users worldwide have become vulnerable to online surveillance by state agencies without even realizing it. No surprise, several cyber security experts feel that building one's own personal firewall is a good way of fortifying online privacy.
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In India, Prism-like Surveillance Slips Under the Radar
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 30, 2013 last modified Jul 03, 2013 09:31 AM — filed under: , ,
Prism, the contentious U.S. data-collection surveillance program, has captured the world’s attention ever since whistle-blower Edward Snowden leaked details of global spying to the Guardian and Washington Post.
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April 2013 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 30, 2013 last modified May 31, 2013 08:07 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) welcomes you to the fourth issue of its newsletter for the year 2013. In this issue we bring you an overview of our research programs, updates of events organised by us, events we participated in, news and media coverage, and videos of some of our recent events.
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Blog Entry Report on CIS' Workshop at the IGF:'An Evidence Based Framework for Intermediary Liability'
by Jyoti Panday published Sep 22, 2014 last modified Sep 24, 2014 10:47 AM — filed under: , , , ,
An evidence based framework for intermediary liability' was organised to present evidence and discuss ongoing research on the changing definition, function and responsibilities of intermediaries across jurisdictions.
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry CIS contributes to ABLI Compendium on Regulation of Cross-Border Transfers of Personal Data in Asia
by Amber Sinha and Elonnai Hickok published May 31, 2018 last modified Jun 03, 2018 03:10 PM — filed under: ,
The Asian Business Law Institute, based in Singapore published a compendium on “Regulation of cross-border transfer of personal data in Asia”. This was part of an exercise to explore legal convergence around issues such as data protection, enforcement of foreign judgments and principle of restructuring in Asia.
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Election Experiment Proves Facebook Just Doesn't Care About Fake News In India
by Admin published May 31, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Much-hyped fact-checking initiative identified only 30 bits of fake news in month-long Karnataka campaign. Yup — 30!
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India Proposes Law to Give Indians Complete Control of their Digital Health Data
by Admin published May 31, 2018 last modified Jun 01, 2018 01:57 PM — filed under:
India’s health ministry has proposed a law to govern data security in the healthcare sector that would give individuals complete ownership of their health data.
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Patanjali's Kimbho swiftly retreats over security scare, ripped on Twitter
by Admin published Jun 01, 2018 — filed under: ,
Swadeshi" messaging app targeted at WhatsApp taken off from app stores hours after launch.
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May 2018 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published May 31, 2018 last modified Jun 12, 2018 02:03 PM — filed under: ,
CIS newsletter for the month of May 2018.
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