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

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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India's Data Protection Framework Will Need to Treat Privacy as a Social and Not Just an Individual Good

by Amber Sinha — last modified May 18, 2018 06:22 AM

The idea that technological innovations may compete with privacy of individuals assumes that there is social and/or economic good in allowing unrestricted access to data. However, it must be remembered that data is potentially a toxic asset, if it is not collected, processed, secured and shared in the appropriate way.

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Internet Shutdown Stories

Internet Shutdown Stories

by Ambika Tandon — last modified May 17, 2018 12:12 PM

The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) has published a collection of stories of the impact of internet shutdowns on people's lives in the country. This is a project funded by Facebook and MacArthur Foundation, and the stories were provided by 101 Reporters. Case studies from the states of Jammu & Kashmir, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Telangana, West Bengal, Tripura, Manipur, Nagaland, and Uttar Pradesh have been highlighted in this compilation.

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AI in the Banking and Finance Industry in India

by Saman Goudarzi, Elonnai Hickok and Amber Sinha — last modified Jun 19, 2018 11:48 AM

This is a draft report that seeks to map the present state of use of AI in the banking and financial sector in India.

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Event report of the Methods workshop on researching Future of Work in India

by Natallia Khaniejo and Aayush Rathi — last modified May 10, 2018 02:50 PM

On March 28, 2018, the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) in collaboration with IIT Delhi organised a workshop (“Workshop”) to discuss the methodological approach for the Future of Work project being undertaken by CIS. The Workshop took place on March 28, 2018 at the Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi. Participants at the Workshop represented a range of stakeholders involved in the conversation around the future of work - trade unions, academia, think tanks and the industry.

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Comments on the Draft Digital Information Security in Healthcare Act

by Amber Sinha and Shweta Mohandas — last modified May 01, 2018 02:05 AM

The Centre for Internet & Society submitted comments to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India on the draft Digital Information Security in Healthcare Act on April 21, 2018.

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Revenge Porn Laws across the World

by Shradha Nigam — last modified Apr 25, 2018 04:58 PM

The following is a compilation of laws dealing with revenge porn if and how they exist across multiple countries and jurisdictions.

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What’s up with WhatsApp?

What’s up with WhatsApp?

by Aayush Rathi and Sunil Abraham — last modified Apr 23, 2018 04:45 PM

In 2016, WhatsApp Inc announced it was rolling out end-to-end encryption, but is the company doing what it claims to be doing?

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A look at two problematic provisions of the draft Anti-trafficking bill

by Swaraj Paul Barooah — last modified Apr 23, 2018 08:24 AM

This post examines two badly drafted provisions of the new Anti-Trafficking bill that have the potential to severely impinge upon the Freedom of Expression, including through a misunderstanding of intermediary liability.

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Artificial Intelligence in Governance: A Report of the Roundtable held in New Delhi

by Saman Goudarzi and Natallia Khaniejo — last modified May 03, 2018 03:49 PM

This Report provides an overview of the proceedings of the Roundtable on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Governance, conducted at the Indian Islamic Cultural Centre, in New Delhi on March 16, 2018. The main purpose of the Roundtable was to discuss the deployment and implementation of AI in various aspects of governance within the Indian context. This report summarises the discussions on the development and implementation of AI in various aspects of governance in India. The event was attended by participants from academia, civil society, the legal sector, the finance sector, and the government.

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