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When laugh lines turn worry lines

by K.V. Aditya Bharadwaj last modified Mar 20, 2019 04:06 PM

Trolls instil fear in cartoonists’ minds.

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Unlike Facebook, Twitter is a ghost town for political ads in India so far

by Aria Thaker last modified Mar 20, 2019 04:02 PM

India’s politicians and political parties don’t seem to be buying ads on Twitter just yet, even as parties are pumping money into Facebook advertising.

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Proposed Intermediary Liability Rules threat to privacy and free speech, global coalition tells MeitY

by Zaheer Merchant last modified Mar 20, 2019 03:56 PM

“We respectfully call on you to withdraw the draft amendments proposed to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines) Rules in December. As published, the draft amendments would erode digital security and undermine the exercise of human rights globally.”

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International Conference on Justice Education:Legal Implications of Artificial Intelligence

by Admin last modified Mar 20, 2019 03:52 PM

Arindrajit Basu attended the International Conference on Justice Education with the theme "Artificial Intelligence and its Legal Implications" at Institute of Law Nirma University. The event was organized by Nirma University in Ahmedabad on March 15 - 16, 2019. Arindrajit was a theme speaker for the panel on Legal Implications of Artificial Intelligence and was a judge of the presentations in the same session.

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Consultation on Draft E-commerce Policy

by Admin last modified Mar 20, 2019 03:47 PM

Alternative Law Forum and IT for Change organized a public consultation on draft e-commerce policy on March 14, 2019 at Tony Hall, Ashirwad , Off St.Marks Road in Bangalore. Arindrajit Basu attended the event.

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Wie die chinesische Mega-App TikTok Indiens Wahlkampf beeinflussen könnte

by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 20, 2019 03:20 PM

Die chinesische Kurzvideo-App Tiktok gehört zu den wertvollsten Start-ups der Welt – und sie wird zunehmend politisch. In Indien weckt das Ängste.

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Artificial Intelligence for India's Transformation

by Admin last modified Mar 20, 2019 01:38 AM

ASSOCHAM's 3rd International Conference was organized at Hotel Imperial in New Delhi. Amber Sinha a session on use, impact and ethics in AI.

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More urban Indian women are acting against offensive calls and text messages

by Aria Thaker last modified Mar 10, 2019 02:24 AM

More Indian women are fighting back against sexual harassment they face over phone calls and text messages, a survey shows.

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Why entrepreneurs are wary of the new draft e-commerce policy

by Rahul Sachitanandan last modified Mar 08, 2019 12:32 AM

Raka Chakrawarti, an entrepreneur from Mumbai, is tensed these days, not about her business, which is booming, but over the rules of the Draft National e-Commerce Policy.

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RFCs We Love: Transport & Apps Edition

by Admin last modified Mar 08, 2019 12:17 AM

The 2nd meetup of RFCs we love in 2019 was held at Go-Jek in Domlur on 2nd March 2019 in partnership with Bangalore Mobile performance group. Gurshabad Grover was a speaker at this event organized by India Internet Engineering Society.

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Seminar on “Evolution of communication: Social Media & Beyond”

by Admin last modified Mar 07, 2019 02:52 PM

Sunil Abraham will be a speaker at this event organized by TRAI on March 15 at Hotel Radisson Blu GRT, Near Airport, Chennai. Sunil will be speaking on How should Internet Giants- Social Media, Search engines and ad tech be Regulated.

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Nullcon Security Conference

by Admin last modified Mar 07, 2019 02:40 PM

On March 1 and 2, 2019, Karan Saini attended the Nullcon Security Conference organized by Nullcon at Holiday Inn Resort, Mobor Beach, Cavelossim, Salcette, Goa.

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'Website not found' pop-ups leave net activists fuming

by Tushar Kaushik last modified Apr 03, 2019 03:53 PM

Internet activists are concerned over what they term as rising instances of websites being blocked by internet service providers (ISPs) and the government without citing any reason for doing so.

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Risk integration is key to better cybersecurity management

by Dr. R. Seetharaman last modified Mar 03, 2019 06:26 AM

Digital connectivity plays an anchor role in unlocking innovation and prosperity around the world, but increasing cyber threat is a roadblock to collective path of progress.

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Any failure to resolve the Kashmir problem could lead the South Asia to a nuclear disaster

by Admin last modified Mar 03, 2019 06:17 AM

World Kashmir Awareness (WKA) Board in its meeting on February 23, 2019 regrets the death of 45 Indian soldiers recently killed at Pulwama, Kashmir.

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Participation in the meeting of BIS LITD 17

by Admin last modified Mar 03, 2019 06:12 AM

Gurshabad Grover participated in the fifteenth meeting of the Information Systems Security and Biometrics Sectional Committee (LITD 17) of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), which was conducted online on February 26.

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Over 30 organisations, industry bodies oppose proposal to ban vape content

by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 03, 2019 05:49 AM

More than 30 organisations and industry bodies, including Ficci, CII and the Cellular Operators Association of India, have written to the Electronics and IT Ministry (MeitY), urging it not to ban online content related to the Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS).

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Feminist Internet Research Network (FIRN) Convening Design

by Admin last modified Mar 01, 2019 01:08 AM

Ambika Tandon attended a workshop organized by Association for Progressive Communications for grantees of the Feminist Internet Research Network as a panelist on a session on feminist research methods.. The workshop was held from 27 February to 1 March, in Malaysia. Represented from 8 organizations attended the workshop.

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OWASP Seasides Conference

by Admin last modified Mar 07, 2019 11:53 PM

Karan Saini attended the OWASP Seasides security conference held on February 27 and 28, 2019 at Cavelossim, Goa. The event was organized by OWASP Seasides.

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Imagine a Feminist Internet: Research, Practice and Policy in South Asia

by Admin last modified Feb 27, 2019 01:52 AM

Internet Democracy Project and Point of View co-organized a two-day Imagine a Feminist Internet event in Sri Lanka on 22011 and 22 February 2019. Ambika Tandon was a speaker and presented a paper 'Framing Reproductive Health as a Data Problem? Unpacking ‘Dataveillance’ in India' which was co-authored by herself and Aayush Rathi.

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