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by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Mar 30, 2016 11:09 AM
To preserve freedoms online, amend the IT Act

To preserve freedoms online, amend the IT Act

by Gurshabad Grover — last modified Apr 16, 2019 10:09 AM

Look into the mechanisms that allow the government and ISPs to carry out online censorship without accountability.

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CIS Response to Call for Stakeholder Comments: Draft E-Commerce Policy

by Arindrajit Basu, Vipul Kharbanda, Elonnai Hickok and Amber Sinha — last modified Apr 10, 2019 12:12 PM

CIS is grateful for the opportunity to submit to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion comments to the ​draft National e-commerce policy.

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DIDP #33 On ICANN's 2012 gTLD round auction fund

by Akriti Bopanna — last modified Apr 04, 2019 02:06 AM

This DIDP was filed to inquire about the state of the funds ICANN received from the last gTLD auctions.

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CIS Response to Draft E-Commerce Policy

by Amber Sinha, Arindrajit Basu, Elonnai Hickok and Vipul Kharbanda — last modified Apr 01, 2019 12:02 PM
April 01, 2019

CIS is grateful for the opportunity to submit comments to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion on the draft national e-commerce policy.

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Improving the Processes for Disclosing Security Vulnerabilities to Government Entities in India

by Karan Saini, Pranesh Prakash and Elonnai Hickok — last modified Apr 01, 2019 12:02 PM

The aim of this policy brief is to recommend changes pertaining to current legislation, policy and practice to the Government of India regarding external vulnerability reporting and disclosure. The changes we recommend within this brief aim to strengthen the processes around voluntary vulnerability and bug disclosure by third parties.

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Unbox Festival 2019: CIS organizes two Workshops

by Saumyaa Naidu — last modified Feb 26, 2019 01:53 AM

Centre for Internet & Society organized two workshops at the Unbox Festival 2019, in Bangalore, on 15 and 17 February 2019.

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Comments on the Draft Second Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime (Budapest Convention)

by Vipul Kharbanda — last modified Feb 25, 2019 04:48 PM
February 25, 2019

Following consultations with data protection, civil society, industry and others, during the Cybercrime Convention Committee (T-CY) meeting from 29 November 2018 onwards, the Cybercrime Convention Committee has sought additional contributions regarding the provisional draft text for a Second Additional Protocol to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime (“Budapest Convention”).

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Resurrecting the marketplace of ideas

by Arindrajit Basu — last modified Feb 22, 2019 02:18 AM

There is no ‘silver bullet’ for regulating content on the web. It requires a mix of legal and empirical analysis.

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