Internet Governance Blog

by admin last modified Apr 05, 2016 03:40 AM

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

by Akriti Bopanna and Swagam Dasgupta — last modified Aug 24, 2018 07:05 AM
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."

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

ICANN Diversity Analysis

by Akriti Bopanna — last modified Aug 29, 2018 11:19 AM

The by-laws of The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) state that it is a non-profit public-benefit corporation which is responsible at the overall level, for the coordination of the “global internet's systems of unique identifiers, and in particular to ensure the stable and secure operation of the internet's unique identifier systems”. As key stakeholders of ICANN are spread across the world, much of the communication discussing the work of ICANN takes place over email. This analysis of the diversity of participation at the ICANN processes, through a study of their mailing lists, was undertaken by Paul Kurian and Akriti Bopanna.

ICANN Diversity Analysis - Read More…

Digital Native: How smart cities can make criminals out of denizens

Digital Native: How smart cities can make criminals out of denizens

by Nishant Shah — last modified Aug 01, 2018 12:19 AM

People download information and share it without knowing about the intellectual property rights. On social media bullying, harassment and hate speech find easy avenues.

Digital Native: How smart cities can make criminals out of denizens - Read More…

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.

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

Digital Native: The bigger picture

Digital Native: The bigger picture

by Nishant Shah — last modified Aug 01, 2018 12:11 AM

For all our sleek machines, we are slaves to the much larger Internet of Things.

Digital Native: The bigger picture - Read More…

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.

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

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.

Comments on the Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations - Read More…

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.

NITI Aayog Discussion Paper: An aspirational step towards India’s AI policy - Read More…

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.

Why NPCI and Facebook need urgent regulatory attention - Read More…

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.

Network Disruptions Report by Global Network Initiative - Read More…

Document Actions