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

Rethinking the intermediary liability regime in India

by Torsha Sarkar — last modified Aug 16, 2019 01:49 AM

The article consolidates some of our broad thematic concerns with the draft amendments to the intermediary liability rules, published by MeitY last December.

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Design and Uses of Digital Identities - Research Plan

by Amber Sinha and Pooja Saxena — last modified Aug 17, 2019 07:58 AM

In our research project about uses and design of digital identity systems, we ask two core questions: a) What are appropriate uses of ID?, and b) How should we think about the technological design of ID? Towards the first research question, we have worked on first principles and will further develop definitions, legal tests and applications of these principles. Towards the second research question, we have first identified a set of existing and planned digital identity systems that represent a paradigm of how such a system can be envisioned and implemented, and will look to identify key design choices which are causing divergence in paradigm.

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Private Sector and the cultivation of cyber norms in India

by Arindrajit Basu — last modified Aug 07, 2019 03:18 PM

Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) have become a regular facet of modern existence. The growth of cyberspace has challenged traditional notions of global order and uprooted the notion of governance itself. All over the world, the private sector has become a critical player, both in framing cyber regulations and in implementing them.

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Comments on the National Digital Health Blueprint

by Samyukta Prabhu, Ambika Tandon, Torsha Sarkar and Aayush Rathi — last modified Aug 07, 2019 01:24 PM
August 07, 2019

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had released the National Digital Health Blueprint on 15 July 2019 for comments. The Centre for Internet & Society submitted its comments.

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Event Report: Community Discussion on Open Standards

by Karan Saini, Prem Sylvester and Anishka Vaishnav — last modified Aug 02, 2019 06:51 AM
August 01, 2019

This community discussion organised by HasGeek was held at the office of the Centre for Internet and Society in Bangalore, India on June 20, 2019.

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In India, Privacy Policies of Fintech Companies Pay Lip Service to User Rights

by Shweta — last modified Jul 31, 2019 02:21 AM
July 31, 2019

A study of the privacy policies of 48 fintech companies that operate in India shows that none comply with even the basic requirements of the IT Rules, 2011.

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The Digital Identification Parade

by Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon — last modified Jul 30, 2019 12:19 AM
July 30, 2019

NCRB’s proposed Automated Facial Recognition System impinges on right to privacy, is likely to target certain groups.

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