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Blog Entry Artificial Intelligence: a Full-Spectrum Regulatory Challenge [Working Draft]
by Sunil Abraham published Oct 01, 2019 last modified Oct 01, 2019 10:53 AM — filed under: , ,
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry Linking Aadhaar with social media or ending encryption is counterproductive
by Sunil Abraham published Aug 28, 2019 — filed under: , ,
Should Aadhaar be used as KYC for social media accounts? We have recently seen a debate on this question with even the courts hearing arguments in favour and against such a move.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Sunil Abraham - Key Listener Speech at Wikimedia Summit 2019
by Sunil Abraham published May 04, 2019 last modified May 04, 2019 03:34 AM — filed under: ,
The Wikimedia Summit 2019 – formerly known as "Wikimedia Conference" or "Chapters Meeting" – took place on 29–31 March 2019 in Berlin. Sunil Abraham made a speech at the summit organized in Berlin.
Located in Openness
Blog Entry Intermediary liability law needs updating
by Sunil Abraham published Feb 13, 2019 — filed under: ,
The time has come for India to exert its foreign policy muscle. There is a less charitable name for intermediary liability regimes like Sec 79 of the IT Act — private censorship regimes.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Registering for Aadhaar in 2019
by Sunil Abraham published Jan 03, 2019 last modified Jan 03, 2019 02:59 PM — filed under: , ,
It is a lot less scary registering for Aadhaar in 2019 than it was in 2010, given how the authentication modalities have since evolved.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry A trust deficit between advertisers and publishers is leading to fake news
by Sunil Abraham published Sep 24, 2018 last modified Oct 02, 2018 06:44 AM — filed under: , ,
Transparency regulations is need of the hour. And urgently for election and political advertising. What do the ads look like? Who paid for them? Who was the target? How many people saw these advertisements? How many times? Transparency around viral content is also required.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
File India's Contribution to Internet Governance Debates
by Sunil Abraham published Aug 16, 2018
Located in Internet Governance / Files
Blog Entry Spreading unhappiness equally around
by Sunil Abraham published Jul 31, 2018 — filed under: , ,
The section of civil society opposed to Aadhaar is unhappy because the UIDAI and all other state agencies that wish to can process data non-consensually.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Lining up the data on the Srikrishna Privacy Draft Bill
by Sunil Abraham published Jul 31, 2018 — filed under: ,
In the run-up to the Justice BN Srikrishna committee report, some stakeholders have advocated that consent be eliminated and replaced with stronger accountability obligations. This was rejected and the committee has released a draft bill that has consent as the bedrock just like the GDPR. And like the GDPR there exists legal basis for nonconsensual processing of data for the “functions of the state”. What does this mean for lawabiding persons?
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Why NPCI and Facebook need urgent regulatory attention
by Sunil Abraham published Jun 12, 2018 — filed under: , ,
The world’s oldest networked infrastructure, money, is increasingly dematerialising and fusing with the world’s latest networked infrastructure, the Internet.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog