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

Data Protection: We can innovate, leapfrog

by Sunil Abraham — last modified Jan 22, 2018 01:45 AM

About 27% of India's population is still illiterate or barely literate. Most privacy policies and terms of services for web and mobile applications are in English and therefore it is only 10% of us who can actually read them before we provide our consent.

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Mobile net ban during peaceful protest leaves farmers confused

by Shruti Jain — last modified Jan 19, 2018 03:20 PM

Strap: Administration says it was done to prevent rumours from spreading, protesters insist they needed internet to fight it.

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‘Hurt sentiments’ cost Udaipur internet access for four days

by Shruti Jain — last modified Jan 19, 2018 01:51 PM

Strap: Authorities suggest it was more than a Facebook post that led to shutdown.

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Another Step towards Privacy Law

by Elonnai Hickok — last modified Jan 18, 2018 01:50 AM
January 18, 2018

A comparison between the 2012 experts’ report and the 2017 white paper on data protection.

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Internet Governance Forum Report 2017

by Shweta Mohandas — last modified Jan 11, 2018 02:13 AM

The twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 17 to 21 December 2017, on the theme, Shape Your Digital Future!

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Fixing Aadhaar: Security developers' task is to trim chances of data breach

by Sunil Abraham — last modified Jan 10, 2018 04:47 PM
January 10, 2018

The task before a security developer is not only to reduce the probability of identity breach but to eliminate certain occurrences.

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New Recommendations to Regulate Online Hate Speech Could Pose More Problems Than Solutions

by Amber Sinha — last modified Jan 02, 2018 03:06 AM
January 02, 2018

The T.K. Viswanathan committee’s recommendations could prove to be dangerous for free speech if acted upon without resolving its flaws.

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India’s Data Protection Regime Must Be Built Through an Inclusive and Truly Co-Regulatory Approach

by Amber Sinha — last modified Jan 01, 2018 04:18 PM
January 01, 2018

We must move India past its existing consultative processes for rule-making, which often prompts stakeholders to take adversarial and extremely one-sided positions.

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E-administration Efforts are Lame Ducks without Internet

by Amit Kumar & Sat Singh — last modified Dec 20, 2017 04:05 PM

Strap: How Haryana engages with the Digital India dream when one act of vandalism can invite a net ban.

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Will Darjeeling Regain the Trust of Tourists?

by Roshan Gupta — last modified Dec 20, 2017 04:01 PM

An agitation coupled with an internet ban that left tourists stranded, it looks like a tough time ahead for tourism in the Hills.

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