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Accessibility
Groundbreaking disability rights activist Javed Abidi dies at 53
March 06, 2018

The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) expresses profound regret at the demise of Mr. Javed Abidi, a groundbreaking disability rights activist.

Comments on Guidelines for Indian Government Websites November 26, 2017
Comments on Mobile Accessibility Guidelines January 03, 2018
Why GST Is A Step Backward For The Disabled July 03, 2017
GST - A Barrier to Human Rights for Persons with Disabilities June 24, 2017
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Openness
Talks by Richard Abisla and Kaliya Young
February 28, 2019

The Centre for Internet & Society will be hosting public talks by Richard Abisla and Kaliya Young, who are both 2019 India-U.S. Public Interest Technology Fellows at New America at its Bangalore office on March 4, 2019.

Marathi Language Fortnight Workshops 2019 February 26, 2019
Goa University students update ‘Goa’ Marathi articles on Wikipedia February 22, 2019
Lecture on Open Access and Open Content Licensing at ICAR (short course) December 05, 2018
Digital Technology Engaging Pedagogy through Hindi Wikipedia - A Case Study October 28, 2018
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Telecom
A great start on Wi-Fi reforms
November 30, 2018

The 5 GHz regulations are exactly what we needed for a start. But we need a lot more, and not only from the DoT.

Policies & the Public Interest November 01, 2018
The Problems That Should Occupy Our Electioneers August 01, 2018
India's Draft Telecom Policy Needs to Bridge the Gap Between Intent and Execution May 07, 2018
The Huawei pointer May 06, 2018
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Access to Knowledge (A2K)
Rejuvenating India’s Rivers the Wiki Way
Rejuvenating India’s Rivers the Wiki Way
March 07, 2019

India is faced with a critical challenge when it comes to protecting its river bodies. Various forms of contaminants, industrial effluents, sewage waste, domestic waste, and so on are finding their way to rivers. This takes a toll on human health.

The city of Bhubaneswar is going Open March 07, 2019
CIS-A2K Finance Officer: Call for application March 07, 2019
ಕನ್ನಡ ವಿಕಿಪೀಡಿಯ ಶಿಕ್ಷಣ ಯೋಜನೆ ಸಮಾವೇಶ ಮತ್ತು ತರಬೇತಿಯ ವರದಿ March 07, 2019
Train the Trainer program 2018 March 06, 2019
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Internet Governance
Improving the Processes for Disclosing Security Vulnerabilities to Government Entities in India
March 20, 2019

The aim of this policy brief is to recommend changes pertaining to current legislation, policy and practice to the Government of India regarding external vulnerability reporting and disclosure. The changes we recommend within this brief aim to strengthen the processes around voluntary vulnerability and bug disclosure by third parties.

The Localisation Gambit: Unpacking policy moves for the sovereign control of data in India March 19, 2019
Unbox Festival 2019: CIS organizes two Workshops February 26, 2019
Comments on the Draft Second Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime (Budapest Convention) February 25, 2019
Resurrecting the marketplace of ideas February 22, 2019
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