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Blog Entry Announcement of a Three-Region Research Alliance on the Appropriate Use of Digital Identity
by Amber Sinha published May 13, 2019 last modified May 13, 2019 09:06 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Omidyar Network has recently announced its decision to invest in establishment of a three-region research alliance — to be co-led by the Institute for Technology & Society (ITS), Brazil, the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law (CIPIT) , Kenya, and the CIS, India — on the Appropriate Use of Digital Identity. As part of this Alliance, we at the CIS will look at the policy objectives of digital identity projects, how technological policy choices can be thought through to meet the objectives, and how legitimate uses of a digital identity framework may be evaluated.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Workshop on Feminist Information Infrastructure
by Ambika Tandon published May 09, 2019 last modified Jul 09, 2019 03:35 PM — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) organised a workshop on feminist infrastructure in collaboration with Blank Noise and Sangama, on 29th October, 2018. The purpose of the workshop was to disseminate the findings from a two-month long project being undertaken by researchers at Blank Noise and Sangama, with research support and training from CIS.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Will the WTO Finally Tackle the ‘Trump’ Card of National Security?
by Arindrajit Basu published May 08, 2019 — filed under: ,
The election of Donald Trump has marked a foundational challenge to the rules-based international order based on “free and fair trade”.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry An Analysis of the RBI’s Draft Framework on Regulatory Sandbox for Fintech
by Vipul Kharbanda published May 08, 2019 — filed under: ,
The term Fintech is generally used to describe innovative technology and technological processes being used in the financial services sector.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Why the TikTok ban is worrying
by Gurshabad Grover published May 05, 2019 — filed under:
Rather than critically examining the infringement of liberties by the political executive, the Indian courts are becoming an additional threat to the right to freedom of expression, which we must be increasingly wary of.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Cyber criminals hide in the ‘dark web’ to remain anonymous
by Tushar Kaushik published May 02, 2019 — filed under:
An increasing number of cyber criminals are using the dark web — the encrypted part of the internet that cannot be tracked — to shop for software that helps them remain anonymous while carrying out their crimes.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry How privacy fares in the 2019 election manifestos | Opinion
by Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon published May 02, 2019 — filed under: ,
We now have a rights-based language around privacy in the mainstream political discourse but that’s where it ends.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry FinTech in India: A Study of Privacy and Security Commitments
by Aayush Rathi and Shweta Mohandas published Apr 30, 2019 last modified May 02, 2019 11:20 AM — filed under: , , ,
The unprecedented growth of the fintech space in India has concomitantly come with regulatory challenges around inter alia privacy and security concerns. This report studies the privacy policies of 48 fintech companies operating in India to better understand some of these concerns.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
April 2019 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 30, 2019 last modified Sep 04, 2019 02:36 PM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) newsletter for April 2019.
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Blog Entry International Cooperation in Cybercrime: The Budapest Convention
by Vipul Kharbanda published Apr 29, 2019 — filed under: , , , , ,
In today’s increasingly digitized world where an increasing volume of information is being stored in the digital format, access to data generated by digital technologies and on digital platforms is important in solving crimes online and offline.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog