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Blog Entry European Court of Justice rules Internet Search Engine Operator responsible for Processing Personal Data Published by Third Parties
by Jyoti Panday published May 14, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that an "an internet search engine operator is responsible for the processing that it carries out of personal data which appear on web pages published by third parties.” The decision adds to the conundrum of maintaining a balance between freedom of expression, protecting personal data and intermediary liability.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Networks: What You Don’t See is What You (for)Get
by Nishant Shah published May 06, 2014 last modified May 28, 2014 09:30 AM — filed under: ,
When I start thinking about DML (digital media and learning) and other such “networks” that I am plugged into, I often get a little confused about what to call them.
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Facebook launches FB Newswire for journalists; loses part of its immunity under IT Act 2000
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 26, 2014 last modified May 06, 2014 05:41 AM — filed under: , ,
A bus accident in California, a fire in New Jersey and another in Vasant Kunj, NASA's successful test flight of its vertical take-off and landing craft, a ceremony to honour the sherpas who died during an avalanche at the Everest last week, and, Israel's suspension of talks with Palestinian authorities. These were some of the news that were disseminated on the first day of Facebook's newest social tool: a newswire to aid journalists and newsrooms.
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Lok sabha polls: Social media companies launch special pages for polls
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 14, 2014 — filed under: ,
Internet and social media giants such as Google and Facebook have launched special campaigns, pages and services around the Indian Lok Sabha elections to make the most of the world's largest democratic exercise that kicked off on Monday.
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The politics of Facebook
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 03, 2014 — filed under: ,
With the social media becoming an important political battleground, is Facebook affecting friendships and trying to influence our political leanings?
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India's social media election battle
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 31, 2014 last modified Apr 03, 2014 09:37 AM — filed under: ,
Ahead of the general elections, political parties in India are attempting to woo voters on social media for the first time.
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Blog Entry The Age of Shame
by Nishant Shah published Mar 30, 2014 last modified Apr 04, 2014 04:05 AM — filed under: ,
The ability to capture private images is breeding a dangerous form of digital shaming. Within the online space, where wonderments often run rife, and conspiracy theories travel at the speed of light, there are many dark recesses where netizens half-jokingly, self-referentially, in a spirit of part-truth, part-exaggeration, often wonder on what the real reason is for the internet to exist.
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No to homosexuals, yes to their vote
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 21, 2014 last modified Apr 04, 2014 09:54 AM — filed under: , ,
The ad appears at the bottom of the page. It has BJP’s symbol and Modi’s photograph displayed prominently.
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When politics gets social
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 12, 2014 last modified Apr 04, 2014 07:52 AM — filed under: ,
In the run-up to the general election, social media companies explain how the political campaigns this time are very different from what they were five years ago.
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Girls just wanna have... a voice
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 08, 2014 last modified Apr 01, 2014 11:21 AM — filed under: ,
Many Indian women have taken to Twitter, the micro-blogging site, to air their views. And some of them have become social media celebrities by virtue of their wise and witty tweets. Prasun Chaudhuri looks at the women who matter in India’s Twitterverse.
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