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

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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International Cooperation in Cybercrime: The Budapest Convention

by Vipul Kharbanda — last modified Apr 29, 2019 10:35 PM

In today’s increasingly digitized world where an increasing volume of information is being stored in the digital format, access to data generated by digital technologies and on digital platforms is important in solving crimes online and offline.

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CIS Response to ICANN's proposed renewal of .org Registry

by Akriti Bopanna — last modified Apr 28, 2019 02:16 AM

We thank ICANN for the opportunity to comment on this issue of its proposed renewal of the .org Registry Agreement with the operator, Public Interest Registry (PIR). Supporting much of the community , we too find severe issues with the proposed agreement. These centre around the removal of price caps and imposing obligations being currently deliberated in an ongoing Policy Development Process (PDP).

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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 Jul 09, 2019 03:51 PM

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 — last modified Apr 26, 2019 06:40 AM

CIS is grateful for the opportunity to submit comments to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion on the draft national e-commerce policy. This response was authored by Amber Sinha, Arindrajit Basu, Elonnai Hickok and Vipul Kharbanda.

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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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