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For sex workers, mobile phone becomes a double-edged sword

by Tushar Kaushik last modified Jul 30, 2019 01:01 AM

Our research on the use of mobile phones by sex workers, as part of the project on Feminist Information Infrastructure in collaboration with Sangama, was cited in an article in the Economic Times.

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Roundtable with the WhatsApp leadership

by Admin last modified Jul 30, 2019 12:33 AM

Will Cathcart, WhatsApp's new global head, visited India and invited Sunil Abraham for a discussion on 26 July 2019 at the Mountbatten, The Oberoi, New Delhi. Sunil met with some other people from WhatsApp leadership.

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Twitter reacts to the India's cryptocurrency drama

by Rajarshi Mitra last modified Jul 30, 2019 12:25 AM

An Inter-Ministerial Committee led by Subhash Chandra Garg, secretary, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) has submitted a report which will recommend a ban on cryptocurrency in India to the finance ministry.

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European Summer School on Internet Governance

by Admin last modified Jul 23, 2019 12:30 AM

The 13th European Summer School on Internet Governance was held at Meissen in Germany from 13 - 20 July 2019. Akriti Bopanna attended the school. The event was organized by EuroSSIG.

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Leveraging Web Application Vulnerabilities for Reconnaissance and Intelligence Gathering

by Admin last modified Jul 22, 2019 01:39 AM

Karan Saini gave a talk at the JSFoo Conference at the GRD College of Science in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu on July 5, 2019. The event was organized by Has Geek.

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Lecture at International Summer School, Delhi

by Admin last modified Jul 22, 2019 01:11 AM

Ambika Tandon and Aayush Rathi, on July 12, 2019, delivered a lecture at the International Summer School, Delhi.

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Emerging AI technology in health care in India, health equity and justice: Critical reflections and charting out way forward

by Admin last modified Jul 21, 2019 03:47 PM

On July 13, 2019, Radhika Radhakrishnan, participated in a roundtable discussion on "Emerging AI technology in health care in India, health equity and justice: Critical reflections and charting out way forward." The event was organized by HEaL (Health, Ethics, and Law Institute of Training, Research and Advocacy) of FMES (Forum for Medical Ethics Society) in collaboration with CPS (Centre for Policy Studies), Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay.

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Deepfakes: Algorithms at war, trust at stake

by Rajmohan Sudhakar last modified Jul 21, 2019 03:42 PM

A case in point is the video that surfaced of an Indian journalist not so long ago.

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Presentation to Amnesty International on researching the Future of Work

by Admin last modified Jul 21, 2019 03:23 PM

Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon made a presentation to Amnesty International on July 18, 2019.

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ICANN 65 De-briefing Meeting

by Admin last modified Jul 21, 2019 03:02 PM

The Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) organized an ICANN65 de-briefing meeting on July 16, 2019. Akriti Bopanna remotely presented on the Human Rights related developments that took place at the Marrakech meeting, over the course of the 4 days.

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BIS LITD 17 meeting

by Admin last modified Jul 21, 2019 01:58 PM

On July 3, 2019, Gurshabad Grover attended the sixteenth meeting of the Information Systems Security and Biometrics Section Committee (LITD17) at the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) in New Delhi.

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Roundtable Discussion on “The Future of AI Policy in India” @ ICRIER

by Admin last modified Jul 10, 2019 01:46 AM

Radhika Radhakrishnan, attended a Roundtable Discussion on “The Future of AI Policy in India” organized by the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) in New Delhi on July 1, 2019, to arrive at actionable recommendations for promotion of AI in India.

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How Sai Baba Was Made To Spy On Your Phone For Credit Ratings

by Gopal Sathe last modified Jul 08, 2019 02:04 PM

Researchers revealed that Hyderabad-based CreditVidya—a highly successful fintech company that rated people’s creditworthiness—collected data from people using music apps and Sai Baba apps.

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PIB plans a fact-checking unit to counter fake news

by Smriti Kak Ramachandran last modified Jul 05, 2019 02:31 AM

Countering fake news has been high on the government’s agenda; in 2016; the MIB suggested expanding its analytics wing to monitor social media and set up an early warning system for possible flashpoints that the government may be unprepared for.

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Setting the Agenda: A Behavioural Science approach to Data Privacy

by Admin last modified Jul 04, 2019 04:47 PM

Amber Sinha attended a meeting organised by the Centre for Social Behaviour Change (CSBC) at Ashoka University and the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics on 26 June 2019 at CSBC office, Vasant Vihar in New Delhi.

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Digital ID Forum 2019

by Admin last modified Aug 07, 2019 02:09 PM

Sunil Abraham was one of the panelists at this event at Chulalongkorn University on July 3, 2019.

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Facebook’s Libra: A bit too ambitious?

by Rajmohan Sudhakar last modified Jul 02, 2019 05:14 AM

Power desperately finds ways to propagate at the slightest hint of losing lustre, which the social network is beginning to experience at the moment.

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Workshop on Cyber-Ethics: Values-driven Innovative Solutions

by Admin last modified Jul 06, 2019 12:51 AM

Arindrajit Basu moderated a discussion on Cyber-Ethics at Swiss Nex (Consulate General of Switzerland, Bangalore on 28 June 2019. The event was organized by the Embassy of Switzerland.

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ICANN 65

by Admin last modified Jul 06, 2019 01:08 AM

Akriti Bopanna attended ICANN 65 in Marrakech, Morocco from 24 - 27 June 2019.

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