News & Media

by kaeru — last modified Sep 23, 2014 07:18 AM

Facebook Privacy Design Sprint

by Admin last modified Dec 04, 2018 04:28 PM

Pranav Bidare and Saumyaa Naidu participated in the Facebook Privacy Design Sprint on Friday, November 30, 2018.

Facebook Privacy Design Sprint - Read More…

Danish Expert Group on Data Ethics

by Admin last modified Dec 01, 2018 04:42 AM

Amber Sinha was one of the stakeholders who provided inputs to the Danish Expert Group on Data Ethics in June 2018 during their visit to New Delhi. The Expert Group has prepared and submitted its final report.

Danish Expert Group on Data Ethics - Read More…

Are Chinese video apps violating the Indian law?

by Admin last modified Dec 04, 2018 03:11 PM

The apps have benefited mightily from the short-video craze that’s taken hold among preteens and adolescents but this is putting them in danger from predators, experts said.

Are Chinese video apps violating the Indian law? - Read More…

Internet Freedom at Crossroads - Common Paths towards Strengthening Human Rights Online

by Admin last modified Dec 04, 2018 04:11 PM

The 2018 Freedom Online Conference took place from 28 to 30 November 2018 in Berlin. Elonnai Hickok participated as a speaker.

Internet Freedom at Crossroads - Common Paths towards Strengthening Human Rights Online - Read More…

Informational Privacy in India: An Emerging Discourse

by Admin last modified Dec 01, 2018 05:40 AM

Centre for Policy Research supported by Omidyar Network organized this event in New Delhi on November 29, 2018. Amber Sinha was a speaker on the first panel on privacy and its tradeoffs.

Informational Privacy in India: An Emerging Discourse - Read More…

Open Street Maps help tackle disasters: Experts

by Admin last modified Nov 28, 2018 01:58 AM

Speakers showed how participatory maps were used to bring to light lapses in delivery of civic services.

Open Street Maps help tackle disasters: Experts - Read More…

Are connected tech toys too smart for their own good?

by Admin last modified Dec 06, 2018 02:47 AM

Despite their merits, connected toys raise a few concerns about data privacy and security.

Are connected tech toys too smart for their own good? - Read More…

DSCI Bangalore Chapter meet

by Admin last modified Nov 28, 2018 01:45 AM

Gurshabad Grover and Karan Saini attended the DSCI Bangalore Chapter meet held in Bangalore at 10K NASSCOM Startup Warehouse on November 22, 2018.

DSCI Bangalore Chapter meet - Read More…

Girls' schools, women's PGs: The shocking results when you Google 'bitches near me'

by Admin last modified Nov 28, 2018 01:34 AM

Considering the monopoly and clout that Google enjoys, it must be held accountable for promoting such stereotypes and values, experts say.

Girls' schools, women's PGs: The shocking results when you Google 'bitches near me' - Read More…

Amazon launches Machine Learning-based platform for healthcare space

by Admin last modified Dec 03, 2018 12:23 AM

Amazon’s Comprehend Medical platform uses a new HIPAA-eligible machine learning service to process unstructured medical text and information such as dosages, symptoms and signs, and patient diagnosis.

Amazon launches Machine Learning-based platform for healthcare space - Read More…

Speculative Futures Lab on Artificial Intelligence in Media, Entertainment, and Gaming

by Admin last modified Dec 05, 2018 03:12 AM

Pranav Manjesh Bidare attended the event organised by Quicksand between November 16 and 18, 2018 in Bangalore as a panelist.

Speculative Futures Lab on Artificial Intelligence in Media, Entertainment, and Gaming - Read More…

Briefing on BBC News pan-India research on how 'fake news' / digital misinformation spreads

by Admin last modified Dec 05, 2018 02:01 PM

Amber Sinha participated in a special private briefing on the BBC's pan India research on how misinformation spreads. The briefing was conducted on November 16, 2018 in New Delhi.

Briefing on BBC News pan-India research on how 'fake news' / digital misinformation spreads - Read More…

Building a Community of Practice: Reflections from 2nd All Partners

by Admin last modified Dec 01, 2018 04:18 AM

On Wednesday, November 14th, the Partnership on AI held its 2nd annual All Partners Meeting in San Francisco, California. Representatives from our 80+ member organizations – for-profit companies, civil society organizations, academic institutions, and advocacy groups – traveled from across the globe to reflect on 2018 progress, and to plan for the future.

Building a Community of Practice: Reflections from 2nd All Partners - Read More…

Roundtable on Intermediary Liability and Gender Based Violence at the Digital Citizen Summit, 2018

by Admin last modified Nov 07, 2018 02:55 AM

Akriti Bopanna and Ambika Tandon conducted a panel on 'Gender and Intermediary Liability' at the Digital Citizen Summit, hosted by the Digital Empowerment Foundation, on November 1, 2018 at India International Centre, New Delhi.

Roundtable on Intermediary Liability and Gender Based Violence at the Digital Citizen Summit, 2018 - Read More…

Human rights review of the verification code extension for EPP

by Admin last modified Dec 10, 2018 04:04 PM

On September 20, 2018 Gurshabad Grover sent a review of the human rights considerations in the Internet Draft, 'Verification Code Extension for the Extensible Provisioning Protocol (EPP)' (draft-ietf-regext-verificationcode-04), which is a document adopted by the Registration Protocols Extensions (regext) Working Group at the IETF.

Human rights review of the verification code extension for EPP - Read More…

Connections 2018

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 10, 2018 03:32 PM

Gurshabad Grover attended Connections 2018, a pre-IETF event organised by the India Internet Engineering Society (IIESoc) in Bangalore on October 31 and November 1, 2018.

Connections 2018 - Read More…

Surveillance Stories: Optimizing rights and governance

by Admin last modified Oct 31, 2018 01:39 AM

Sunil Abraham gave a talk at the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore on October 16, 2018. Sunil used a series of stories to explain how surveillance works and fails in the context of theft, murder, insider trading, terrorism, demonetization and encounter killings.

Surveillance Stories: Optimizing rights and governance - Read More…

Participation in the meetings of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 'IT Security techniques'

by Admin last modified Oct 31, 2018 01:28 AM

From 30 September 2018 to 4 October 2018, Gurshabad Grover participated in the meetings of the working groups of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 'IT Security techniques' held in Gjøvik, Norway. The meetings were organized by Standards Norway with support from NTNU, Microsoft, Telenor, et.al.

Participation in the meetings of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 'IT Security techniques' - Read More…

Technology Foresight Group Tandem Research's AI policy lab on the theme AI and Environment

by Admin last modified Oct 31, 2018 01:10 AM

Shweta Mohandas attended a roundtable discussion on artificial intelligence and environment held at Tandem Research's office in Goa on October 5, 2018. She also made the framing intervention for the first session by addressing the question - What are the likely ethical conundrums, and plausible unintended consequences of the use of AI for sustainability?

Technology Foresight Group Tandem Research's AI policy lab on the theme AI and Environment - Read More…

Smart City Standardization - ICT Perspective

by Admin last modified Dec 10, 2018 04:00 PM

An event on Smart City standardization – ICT Perspective was organized by the Bureau of Indian Standards in Bangalore on October 30, 2018. Gurshabad Grover attended the event.

Smart City Standardization - ICT Perspective - Read More…

Document Actions