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Blog Entry An Evidence based Intermediary Liability Policy Framework: Workshop at IGF
by Jyoti Panday published Jun 30, 2014 last modified Jul 04, 2014 06:41 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
CIS is organising a workshop at the Internet Governance Forum 2014. The workshop will be an opportunity to present and discuss ongoing research on the changing definition of intermediaries and their responsibilities across jurisdictions and technologies and contribute to a comprehensible framework for liability that is consistent with the capacity of the intermediary and with international human-rights standards.
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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
The Take Down of Free Speech Online
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 06, 2014 — filed under: ,
As part of a study to access rate of compliance, in 2011, the Centre for Internet and Society Bangalore sent frivolous “take down” requests to seven prominent intermediaries. The study showed exactly how easy it is to take down online content.
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Blog Entry Intermediary Liability Resources
by Elonnai Hickok published Mar 31, 2014 last modified Jul 03, 2014 06:45 AM — filed under: , , ,
We bring you a list of intermediary resources as part of research on internet governance. This blog post will be updated on an ongoing basis.
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Blog Entry You Have the Right to Remain Silent
by Nishant Shah published Jul 22, 2013 last modified Jul 22, 2013 06:59 AM — filed under: , , ,
Reflecting upon the state of freedom of speech and expression in India, in the wake of the shut-down of the political satire website narendramodiplans.com.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry India- EU FTA: A Note on the Copyright Issues
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Jun 18, 2013 last modified Jul 03, 2013 06:47 AM — filed under: , , , ,
In this blog post, Nehaa Chaudhari gives us an overview of some of the provisions of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the copyright issues identified therein.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry IT (Amendment) Act, 2008, 69 Rules: Draft and Final Version Comparison
by Jadine Lannon published Apr 30, 2013 last modified Apr 30, 2013 09:56 AM — filed under: , ,
Jadine Lannon has performed a clause-by-clause comparison of the Draft 69 Rules and official 69 Rules under Section 69B in order to better understand how the two are similar and how they differ. Very brief notes have been included on some changes we deemed to be important.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Indian government at second position after U.S.A for demanding user data from Google
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2012 — filed under: ,
The Indian government has secured 2nd position in the list of the governments demanding for Web user information. It is behind only from the United States government.
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Google's 'Transparency Report' sketchy, inconclusive: Government
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 22, 2012 — filed under: ,
Google calls it the 'Transparency Report', but as far as Indian authorities are concerned, it is anything but. The world's largest Internet company this week published its latest half-yearly findings on government requests for access to personal information, showing that both the number of requests and the rate of denials have risen. The data, according to the world's largest democracy, are too sketchy for any clear conclusions to be drawn.
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India ranks second globally in accessing private details of users
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 19, 2012 — filed under: , ,
According to the latest transparency report released by Google, India ranks second in the world for accessing private details of its citizens, only after the U.S. The Google report lists out requests it received from governments across the world to access details of users of its various services.
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