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CIS advises the US Government on International Internet Policy Priorities

by Swagam Dasgupta — last modified Jul 07, 2018 02:02 AM
July 07, 2018

Centre for Internet and Society drafted a response to a Notice of Inquiry (NOI) issued by the U.S. Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on "International Internet Policy Priorities."

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CIS contributes to the Research and Advisory Group of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC)

by Arindrajit Basu — last modified Jul 05, 2018 04:00 PM

The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) is an initiative of the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies and the East West Institute that seeks to promote mutual awareness and understanding among various cyberspace communities. It seeks to develop norms and policies that advance the stability and security of cyberspace.

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The AI Task Force Report - The first steps towards India’s AI framework

by Elonnai Hickok, Shweta Mohandas and Swaraj Paul Barooah — last modified Jun 27, 2018 02:32 PM

The Task Force on Artificial Intelligence was established by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to leverage AI for economic benefits, and provide policy recommendations on the deployment of AI for India.

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Comments on the Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations

by Sandeep Kumar, Torsha Sarkar, Swaraj Barooah, Gurshabad Grover — last modified Jun 23, 2018 12:44 AM
June 22, 2018

This submission presents comments by the Centre for Internet & Society, India (“CIS”) on the Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations which was released to the public by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on 29th May 2018 for comments and views.

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NITI Aayog Discussion Paper: An aspirational step towards India’s AI policy

by Sunil Abraham, Elonnai Hickok, Amber Sinha, Swaraj Barooah, Shweta Mohandas, Pranav M Bidare, Swagam Dasgupta, Vishnu Ramachandran and Senthil Kumar — last modified Jun 13, 2018 01:08 PM

The National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence — a discussion paper on India’s path forward in AI, is a welcome step towards a comprehensive document that reflects the government's AI ambitions. The 115-page discussion paper attempts to be an all encompassing document looking at a host of AI related issues including privacy, security, ethics, fairness, transparency and accountability.

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Why NPCI and Facebook need urgent regulatory attention

by Sunil Abraham — last modified Jun 12, 2018 02:07 AM

The world’s oldest networked infrastructure, money, is increasingly dematerialising and fusing with the world’s latest networked infrastructure, the Internet.

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Network Disruptions Report by Global Network Initiative

Network Disruptions Report by Global Network Initiative

by Akriti Bopanna — last modified Jun 12, 2018 01:31 AM

Around 70% of all known shutdowns in the world took place in India in 2017. The same year Telecom Authority of India (TRAI) released the “Temporary Suspension of Internet Services” giving State and Central Government officials the power to terminate Internet services as per the guidelines.

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Comments on the Draft National Policy on Official Statistics

by Gurshabad Grover and Sandeep Kumar — last modified Jun 07, 2018 02:54 AM
June 07, 2018

This submission presents comments by the Centre for Internet & Society, India (“CIS”) on the Draft National Policy on Official Statistics which was released to the public by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation on 17th May 2018 for comments and views.

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CIS contributes to ABLI Compendium on Regulation of Cross-Border Transfers of Personal Data in Asia

CIS contributes to ABLI Compendium on Regulation of Cross-Border Transfers of Personal Data in Asia

by Amber Sinha and Elonnai Hickok — last modified Jun 03, 2018 03:10 PM

The Asian Business Law Institute, based in Singapore published a compendium on “Regulation of cross-border transfer of personal data in Asia”. This was part of an exercise to explore legal convergence around issues such as data protection, enforcement of foreign judgments and principle of restructuring in Asia.

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Design Concerns in Creating Privacy Notices

by Saumyaa Naidu — last modified Jun 06, 2018 01:45 PM

The purpose of privacy notices and choice mechanisms is to notify users of the data practices of a system, so they can make informed privacy decisions.

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