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by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Mar 30, 2016 11:09 AM

The 5G Factor:A Primer

by Nikhil Dave — last modified Jul 20, 2020 09:02 PM
July 20, 2020

Despite the seemingly unending challenges, the task of acting against Huawei and China presents even more complex problems, and it seems writing off Huawei from the future of 5G, may be a premature call.

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The State of Secure Messaging

by Divyank Katira — last modified Jul 17, 2020 08:12 AM

A look at the protections provided by and threats posed to secure communication online.

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Engaging with the Covid-19 Crisis

by Pranav M B — last modified Jul 15, 2020 09:31 AM
July 15, 2020

In the last six months, COVID-19 has had a far-reaching impact on the world, including on the digital sphere, how people interact with it, and its mediation of social and economic exchanges. Researchers and practitioners at the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) have responded to this dynamic landscape from different lenses.

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Use of mobile phones by vulnerable communities: A survey of sex workers and gay men in Karnataka

by Megha Malnad, Parimala, Nagina, and Tasneem Mewa — last modified Jul 14, 2020 06:32 AM

This report has been authored by Megha Malnad, Parimala, Nagina, and Tasneem Mewa, and edited by Ambika Tandon, Gurshabad Grover and Rajesh Srinivas.

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Social Entitlements for the Transgender Community

by Deepa Krishnappa and Tasneem Mewa — last modified Jul 14, 2020 06:27 AM
July 14, 2020

This report has been authored by Deepa Krishnappa and Tasneem Mewa, and edited by Ambika Tandon, Gurshabad Grover and Rajesh Srinivas.

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Event Report: How Safe is Your Harbour? Discussions on Intermediary Liability and User Rights

by Anna Liz Thomas, Shubhika Saluja, Kanav Khanna and Dipto Ghosh — last modified Jul 10, 2020 12:50 PM
July 10, 2020

This report provides an overview of the proceedings and outcomes of the panel discussions on intermediary liability, organised at The Energy Research Institute’s (TERI) in Bangalore, on 20 January 2020.

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Investigating TLS blocking in India

by Simone Basso, Gurshabad Grover and Kushagra Singh — last modified Jul 09, 2020 01:23 AM

A study into Transport Layer Security (TLS)-based blocking by three popular Indian ISPs: ACT Fibernet, Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio.

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Towards Algorithmic Transparency

by Radhika Radhakrishnan, and Amber Sinha — last modified Jul 15, 2020 01:16 PM

This policy brief examines the issue of transparency as a key ethical component in the development, deployment, and use of Artificial Intelligence.

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Response to the ‘Call for Comments’ on The Santa Clara Principles on Transparency and Accountability

by Torsha Sarkar and Suhan S — last modified Jul 01, 2020 05:56 AM
July 01, 2020

The Santa Clara Principles on Transparency and Accountability, proposed in 2018, provided a robust framework of transparency reporting for online companies dealing with user-generated content. In 2020, the framework underwent a period of consultation "to determine whether the Santa Clara Principles should be updated for the ever-changing content moderation landscape." In lieu of this, we presented our responses, which are in-line with our previous research and findings on transparency reporting of online companies, especially in context of the Indian digital space.

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