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Picking ‘Wholes’ - Thinking in Systems Workshop

by Saumyaa Naidu — last modified Jun 05, 2019 02:35 PM

A System's Thinking masterclass was conducted by Dinesh Korjan on 27th and 28th May in the CIS Delhi office.

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Can EVM vulnerabilities be used to game the Indian election?

by Karan Saini — last modified Jun 05, 2019 03:33 AM

At first glance, it may seem like an easy deduction to make; that if the machines used for casting votes are themselves technologically vulnerable, then naturally, the entire electoral process must also be vulnerable too, by extension.

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Announcement of a Three-Region Research Alliance on the Appropriate Use of Digital Identity

by Amber Sinha — last modified May 13, 2019 09:06 AM

Omidyar Network has recently announced its decision to invest in establishment of a three-region research alliance — to be co-led by the Institute for Technology & Society (ITS), Brazil, the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law (CIPIT) , Kenya, and the CIS, India — on the Appropriate Use of Digital Identity. As part of this Alliance, we at the CIS will look at the policy objectives of digital identity projects, how technological policy choices can be thought through to meet the objectives, and how legitimate uses of a digital identity framework may be evaluated.

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Workshop on Feminist Information Infrastructure

by Ambika Tandon — last modified May 09, 2019 04:35 PM
May 09, 2019

The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) organised a workshop on feminist infrastructure in collaboration with Blank Noise and Sangama, on 29th October, 2018. The purpose of the workshop was to disseminate the findings from a two-month long project being undertaken by researchers at Blank Noise and Sangama, with research support and training from CIS.

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RTI Application to BSNL for the list of websites blocked in India

by Gurshabad Grover — last modified May 09, 2019 09:43 AM
May 09, 2019

A Right to Information (RTI) request to a public company operating as an ISP for the list of websites and URLs blocked in India, and copies of such blocking orders issued by the Government of India.

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Will the WTO Finally Tackle the ‘Trump’ Card of National Security?

by Arindrajit Basu — last modified May 08, 2019 02:22 PM
May 08, 2019
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The election of Donald Trump has marked a foundational challenge to the rules-based international order based on “free and fair trade”.

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An Analysis of the RBI’s Draft Framework on Regulatory Sandbox for Fintech

by Vipul Kharbanda — last modified May 08, 2019 01:57 PM

The term Fintech is generally used to describe innovative technology and technological processes being used in the financial services sector.

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Why the TikTok ban is worrying

by Gurshabad Grover — last modified May 05, 2019 10:11 AM
May 05, 2019

Rather than critically examining the infringement of liberties by the political executive, the Indian courts are becoming an additional threat to the right to freedom of expression, which we must be increasingly wary of.

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How privacy fares in the 2019 election manifestos | Opinion

by Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon — last modified May 02, 2019 01:49 AM

We now have a rights-based language around privacy in the mainstream political discourse but that’s where it ends.

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FinTech in India: A Study of Privacy and Security Commitments

by Aayush Rathi and Shweta Mohandas — last modified May 02, 2019 11:20 AM

The unprecedented growth of the fintech space in India has concomitantly come with regulatory challenges around inter alia privacy and security concerns. This report studies the privacy policies of 48 fintech companies operating in India to better understand some of these concerns.

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