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Comments on the Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations

by Sandeep Kumar, Torsha Sarkar, Swaraj Barooah, Gurshabad Grover — last modified Jun 22, 2018 10:15 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.

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Comments on the Draft Digital Communications Policy

by Anubha Sinha, Gurshabad Grover and Swaraj Barooah — last modified Jun 14, 2018 12:43 PM
June 14, 2018

This submission presents comments by the Centre for Internet & Society, India (“CIS”) on the Draft Digital Communications Policy which was released to the public by the Department of Telecommunications of the Ministry of Communications on 1st May 2018 for comments and views.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Comments on the Draft National Policy on Official Statistics

by Gurshabad Grover and Sandeep Kumar — last modified Jun 07, 2018 02:54 AM
June 07, 2018

This submission presents comments by the Centre for Internet & Society, India (“CIS”) on the Draft National Policy on Official Statistics which was released to the public by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation on 17th May 2018 for comments and views.

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CIS contributes to ABLI Compendium on Regulation of Cross-Border Transfers of Personal Data in Asia

CIS contributes to ABLI Compendium on Regulation of Cross-Border Transfers of Personal Data in Asia

by Amber Sinha and Elonnai Hickok — last modified Jun 03, 2018 03:10 PM

The Asian Business Law Institute, based in Singapore published a compendium on “Regulation of cross-border transfer of personal data in Asia”. This was part of an exercise to explore legal convergence around issues such as data protection, enforcement of foreign judgments and principle of restructuring in Asia.

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Design Concerns in Creating Privacy Notices

by Saumyaa Naidu — last modified Jun 06, 2018 01:45 PM

The purpose of privacy notices and choice mechanisms is to notify users of the data practices of a system, so they can make informed privacy decisions.

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DIDP Request #30 - Enquiry about the employee pay structure at ICANN

by Paul Kurian and Akriti Bopanna — last modified May 26, 2018 12:32 AM
May 26, 2018

We have requested ICANN to disclose the employee pay structure at ICANN with specific enquiries about the payment across the institutional hierarchy, gender, and region.

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Indian Intermediary Liability Regime: Compliance with the Manila Principles on Intermediary Liability

by Divij Joshi — last modified May 20, 2018 03:14 PM

This report assesses the compliance of the Indian intermediary liability framework with the Manila Principles on Intermediary Liability, and recommends substantive legislative changes to bring the legal framework in line with the Manila Principles.

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