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Emerging Technologies: Issues & Way Forward

by Admin last modified May 26, 2018 12:39 AM

Aayush Rathi and Gurshabad Grover attended a two day conference on 'Emerging Technologies: Issues & Way Forward' organised by the Technology Policy team at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), held on 23rd and 24th May in Bangalore.

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Inter Movements Open Forum: Trafficking Bill

by Admin last modified May 25, 2018 11:54 PM

On 18 May 2018 Gurshabad Grover on behalf of CIS presented comments on the Trafficking (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill 2018 at a meeting of the Inter Movements Open Forum jointly organised by Sangram, Naz Foundation, NNSW, Tarshi and VAMP. The meeting was held at India International Centre in New Delhi.

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An open data ecosystem can boost India's GDP by $22 B and double farmer income

by Admin last modified May 23, 2018 02:37 PM

MeiTY says increased data transparency will drive growth and improve governance across key industry sectors in the time to come.

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Privacy in the Digital Age: Addressing Common Challenges, Seizing Opportunities

by Admin last modified May 24, 2018 10:45 AM

DG Justice and Consumers and European Union is organizing a conference on privacy in the digital age on May 25, 2018 in New Delhi.

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Fairness, Transparency and Accountable AI

by Admin last modified May 20, 2018 02:26 PM

Amber Sinha participated remotely in the inaugural meeting of Fairness, Transparency and Accountable AI working group of the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence on May 10, 2018. The meeting was held at DeepMind's office in London.

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Putting women human rights activists on the world map

by Admin last modified May 20, 2018 02:09 PM

Birubala Rabha may be a household name in Assam, but her crusade against the practice of witch-hunting in her State has not got the attention it deserves from the nation or the world. Barring a handful of articles in print and online publications, little has been written about her fight that spans over two decades. There is no mention of her on Wikipedia.

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More errors in Aadhaar data in Andhra Pradesh than in voter database

by Admin last modified May 20, 2018 02:04 PM

As much as eight per cent of Aadhaar data collected in Andhra Pradesh has errors, mostly related to name, address and date of birth, which is more than the errors in the voter ID database. But still, 87% of rural residents approve mandatory linking of the unique ID with various schemes and services.

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Rootconf 2018

by Admin last modified May 18, 2018 06:40 AM

Rootconf is an annual conference on DevOps and IT Infrastructure and is organised by HasGeek. On May 11 and 12, 2018, Gurshabad Grover, Natallia Khaniejo and Aayush Rathi attended Rootconf 2018.

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Postcolonial Digital Connections International Conference

by Admin last modified May 18, 2018 06:35 AM

Anubha Sinha was a speaker at this conference organized by Martin-Luther-Universitat Halle-Wittenberg, UCL and Fritz Thyssen Stiftung on May 16 and 17, 2018 at Center for Interdisciplinary Area Studies (ZIRS) in Halle, Germany. Anubha Sinha spoke on Property, Control and Copyright.

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Indian Cricket Board Exposes Personal Data of Thousands of Players

by Admin last modified May 18, 2018 05:01 AM

The IT security researchers at Kromtech Security Center discovered a trove of personal and sensitive data belonging to around 15,000 to 20,000 Indian applicants participating in cricket seasons 2015-2018.

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Aadhaar Remains an Unending Security Nightmare for a Billion Indians

by Admin last modified May 13, 2018 04:28 PM

Yesterday was the 38th and last day of hearings in the Supreme Court case challenging the constitutional validity of India’s biometric authentication programme. After weeks of arguments from both sides, the Supreme Court has now reserved the matter for judgement.

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Consilience 2018

by Admin last modified May 12, 2018 02:04 AM

National Law School of India University, Bangalore organized The Future of Blockchain Technology: Evolving a Framework for its Adoption and Regulation in India on May 5, 2018. Swaraj Barooah panel on "e-Governance and Public Service Delivery using Blockchain Technology" at Consilience 2018.

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Comment: India's NTP 2018 gets digital makeover but needs complimentary policies

by Admin last modified May 12, 2018 01:55 AM

Criticism notwithstanding, Indian bureaucratic mandarins—babus as they are referred to in local lingo—do come up with draft policies that are contemporaneous, and at times when it’s least expected.

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India's National ID Project Brings Pain to Those it Aims to Help

by Admin last modified May 12, 2018 12:53 AM

Poor management, corruption and fraud are threatening to derail the world’s largest national identity project.

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RightsCon Toronto 2018

by Admin last modified May 20, 2018 02:54 PM

RightsCon is organizing the 2018 edition of the event at Beanfield Centre at Exhibition Place, Toronto in Canada. A session on Pervasive Technologies project titled "Cheap and chipper: IP in India’s affordable smartphones" is scheduled on May 17, 5.15 p.m. to 6.15 p.m. in the International Trade and the Commons track. (Room #203B, Beanfield Centre).

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Use of AI and ML in Healthtech Will Not Be Limited to Services Alone, Say These Experts

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 06, 2018 12:17 PM

The healthcare segment will see significant entrepreneurial activity and more investment coming in the sector.

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Meeting of Coalition for an Inclusive Approach on the Trafficking Bill

by Admin last modified May 06, 2018 12:05 PM

Gurshabad Grover attended a meeting of the Coalition for an Inclusive Approach on the Trafficking Bill at the Alternative Law Forum, Bangalore on May 3, 2018.

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Digital India' in Dire Need of Safety Policy Reboot - Cybersecurity Experts

by Admin last modified May 05, 2018 12:00 PM

Some experts say the need of the hour is for India to update its cybersecurity policy to respond to growing threats in cyberspace. Information warfare specialists hint at the local storage of digital information as the key to the cybersecurity of the country.

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Artificial Intelligence for Growth: Leveraging AI and Robotics for India's Economic Transformation

by Admin last modified May 05, 2018 09:08 AM

Amber Sinha took part in the second international conference organized by ASSOCHAM at Hotel Shangri-La in New Delhi on April 27, 2018.

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