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Blog Entry A Deep Dive into Content Takedown Timeframes
by Torsha Sarkar published Dec 03, 2019 last modified Jun 26, 2020 11:59 AM — filed under: , ,
Since the 1990s, internet usage has seen a massive growth, facilitated in part, by growing importance of intermediaries, that act as gateways to the internet. Intermediaries such as Internet Service Providers (ISPs), web-hosting providers, social-media platforms and search engines provide key services which propel social, economic and political development. However, these developments are also offset by instances of users engaging with the platforms in an unlawful manner. The scale and openness of the internet makes regulating such behaviour challenging, and in turn pose several interrelated policy questions.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Proposals to regulate social media run into multiple roadblocks
by Saumya Tewari and Abhijit Ahaskar published Nov 28, 2019 — filed under:
The Cambridge Analytica scandal, the Pegasus spyware attack on WhatsApp and the growing misuse of social media platforms to spread misinformation have made governments world over, including in India, realise the limitations of existing laws in dealing with the misuse of these platforms.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Project on Gender, Health Communications and Online Activism with City University
by Ambika Tandon published Nov 28, 2019 last modified Dec 02, 2019 09:38 AM — filed under: ,
CIS is a partner on the project 'Gender, Health Communications and Online Activism in the Digital Age'. The project is lead by Dr. Carolina Matos, Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Media in the Department of Sociology at City University.
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Cybersecurity Visuals Media Handbook: Launch Event
by Saumyaa Naidu published Nov 28, 2019 last modified Dec 06, 2019 09:27 AM — filed under: , , ,
6th December | 6 pm | Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Blockchain: A primer for India
by Anusha Madhusudhan published Nov 18, 2019 last modified Mar 30, 2020 01:32 PM — filed under: , ,
This report is presently being updated.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Activists demand judicial probe into WhatsApp snooping
by KV Kurmanath published Nov 15, 2019 — filed under:
Calls for Parliamentary supervision over Government interception, legal hacking.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
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.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
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.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Should online political advertising be regulated?
by P.J. George published Nov 13, 2019 — filed under: ,
Micro-targeting could have potentially damaging results in the context of political advertising.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
File Cultivating India’s Cyber Defense Strategy
by Admin published Nov 13, 2019 — filed under: ,
Located in Internet Governance / Files