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Blog Entry Making Voices Heard: Privacy, Inclusivity, and Accessibility of Voice Interfaces in India
by Shweta Mohandas published Dec 05, 2019 last modified Dec 18, 2019 12:10 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
We believe that voice interfaces have the potential to democratise the use of internet by addressing barriers such as accessibility concerns, lack of abilities of reading and writing on digital text interfaces, and lack of options for people to interact with digital devices in their own languages. Through the Making Voice Heard Project supported by Mozilla Corporation, we will examine the current landscape of voice interfaces in India.
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Cyber law experts asks why CERT-In removed advisory warning about WhatsApp vulnerability
by Megha Mandavia published Nov 15, 2019 — filed under: ,
On the missing web page note, CERT-In had provided a detailed explanation of the vulnerability, which could be exploited by an attacker by making a decoy voice call to a target.
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India facial recognition: How effective will it be?
by Admin published Nov 15, 2019 — filed under: ,
India is trying to build what could be the world's largest facial recognition system.
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UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy Consultation on 'Privacy and Gender'
by Admin published Nov 02, 2019 — filed under: ,
Ambika Tandon was a speaker at the Consultation on Privacy and Gender organised by the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy held at New York University, New York on October 30 - 31, 2019.
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Blog Entry Through the looking glass: Analysing transparency reports
by Torsha Sarkar, Suhan S and Gurshabad Grover published Oct 30, 2019 last modified Nov 02, 2019 05:48 AM — filed under: , ,
An analysis of companies' transparency reports for government requests for user data and content removal
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Blog Entry Comments to the United Nations Human Rights Commission Report on Gender and Privacy
by Aayush Rathi, Ambika Tandon and Pallavi Bedi published Oct 24, 2019 last modified Dec 30, 2019 05:40 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
This submission to UNHRC presents a response by researchers at the CIS to ‘gender issues arising in the digital era and their impacts on women, men and individuals of diverse sexual orientations gender identities, gender expressions and sex characteristics’. It was prepared by Aayush Rathi, Ambika Tandon, and Pallavi Bedi in response to a report of consultation by a thematic taskforce established by the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy on ‘Privacy and Personality’ (hereafter, HRC Gender Report).
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NIPFP Seminar on Exploring Policy Issues in the Digital Technology Arena
by Admin published Oct 20, 2019 — filed under: , , , ,
Anubha Sinha participated in this seminar as a discussant on the "Regulating emerging technologies" panel. The event was held at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla on October 10 - 11, 2019.
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Due Diligence Project FGD by UN Women
by Admin published Oct 20, 2019 — filed under: , ,
On October 11, 2019, Radhika Radhakrishnan attended a focussed group discussion at the UN House, New Delhi, organized by UN Women for their multi-country research study on online violence (Due Diligence Project).
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BSides Delhi 2019 Security Conference
by Admin published Oct 20, 2019 — filed under: ,
Karan Saini attended the BSides Delhi security conference on October 11, 2019. The event was organized by Bsides Delhi in New Delhi.
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Will FASTag raise privacy concerns?
by Shreya Nandi and Prathma Sharma published Oct 18, 2019 — filed under: ,
FASTag, an electronic device that enables direct, cashless toll payment, has been touted as the Aadhaar for vehicles as it would help the government track movement of automobiles. But the move can also stoke fresh concerns on privacy.
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