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The National Health Stack: An Expensive, Temporary Placebo

by Murali Neelakantan, Swaraj Barooah, Swagam Dasgupta, and Torsha Sarkar — last modified Aug 13, 2018 03:13 PM

The year 2002 saw the introduction of a very ambitious National Program for Information Technology in the United Kingdom with the goal to transform the National Health Service — a pre-existing state-sponsored universal healthcare program. This would include a centralised, digital healthcare record for patients and secure access for 30,000 professionals across 300 hospitals.

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Spreading unhappiness equally around

by Sunil Abraham — last modified Jul 31, 2018 02:49 PM

The section of civil society opposed to Aadhaar is unhappy because the UIDAI and all other state agencies that wish to can process data non-consensually.

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Lining up the data on the Srikrishna Privacy Draft Bill

by Sunil Abraham — last modified Jul 31, 2018 02:52 AM
July 31, 2018

In the run-up to the Justice BN Srikrishna committee report, some stakeholders have advocated that consent be eliminated and replaced with stronger accountability obligations. This was rejected and the committee has released a draft bill that has consent as the bedrock just like the GDPR. And like the GDPR there exists legal basis for nonconsensual processing of data for the “functions of the state”. What does this mean for lawabiding persons?

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The Potential for the Normative Regulation of Cyberspace: Implications for India

by Pranav Manjesh Bidare — last modified Jul 31, 2018 11:49 PM

Author: Arindrajit Basu Edited by: Elonnai Hickok, Sunil Abraham and Udbhav Tiwari Research Assistance: Tejas Bharadwaj

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Digital Native: Hashtag Along With Me

Digital Native: Hashtag Along With Me

by Nishant Shah — last modified Aug 01, 2018 12:25 AM

A hashtag that evolved with a movement.

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Anti-trafficking Bill may lead to censorship

by Swaraj Barooah and Gurshabad Grover — last modified Aug 02, 2018 01:59 PM

There are a few problematic provisions in the proposed legislation—it may severely impact freedom of expression.

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The Centre for Internet and Society’s Comments and Recommendations to the: Indian Privacy Code, 2018

by Shweta Mohandas, Elonnai Hickok, Amber Sinha and Shruti Trikanand — last modified Jul 20, 2018 01:55 PM

The debate surrounding privacy has in recent times gained momentum due to the Aadhaar judgement and the growing concerns around the use of personal data by corporations and governments.

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DIDP #31 Diversity of employees at ICANN

by Akash Sriram — last modified Jul 19, 2018 02:52 PM

We have requested ICANN to disclose information pertaining to the diversity of employees based race and citizenship.

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CIS submitted a response to a Notice of Enquiry by the US Government on International Internet Policy Priorities

by Swagam Dasgupta — last modified Jul 18, 2018 05:10 PM
July 18, 2018

The 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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ICANN Diversity Analysis

by Paul Kurian and Akriti Bopanna — last modified Jul 17, 2018 01:00 AM

The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) carried out an analysis of the diversity of participation at the ICANN processes by taking a close look at their mailing lists.

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