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World Wide Web Consortium for All

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:08 PM

Indian web designers have long ignored needs of people with different disabilities but a new dedicated wiki aspires to change that, writes Malvika Tegta

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Biometry Is Watching

Biometry Is Watching

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:08 PM

In its first steps, the UID drive encounters practical problems, raises ethical questions, reports Sugata Srinivasaraju in Outlook.

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What Women Want: The ability debates

What Women Want: The ability debates

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:08 PM

In this article published in the Hindu, Deepa Alexander argues that the proposed amendments to the Copyright Act (1957) are restrictive and discriminatory.

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CIS – Internet is neither good nor bad

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:09 PM

This post is also available in: French, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil)

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Right to Read event in Brussels

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:19 PM

A 'Right to Read' event is being held at the European Parliament, Brussels on 4 May 2010.

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Mapping the Things that Affect Us

by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 05, 2015 03:05 PM

'Map for making change' is a project using geographical mapping techniques to support struggles for social justice in India

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‘UID is being forced’

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:20 PM

CIS feels that the UID project is forced on the citizens.

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ID programme faces first challenge over privacy, data

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:20 PM

The government is looking to the ID programme to help ensure that various welfare programmes reach the poor

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Their India has No Borders

Their India has No Borders

by Anja Kovacs last modified Oct 05, 2015 03:08 PM

Bangalore felt far for them, they would mark it outside the country. India, for migrant labourers, is different from the India we know

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Scrap UID project, say people's organisations

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:26 PM

The unique identification number project is executed without any legislative or parliamentary sanction.

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UID info can be misused

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:26 PM

Public organisations, NGOs and concerned citizens feel UID may become an easy database for anti-social elements.

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UID project draws flak from civil rights activists

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:26 PM

The unique identification project is drawing a flak from civil rights activists.

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Citizens' forums want UID project scrapped

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:26 PM

Citizens’ forums and groups have stepped up their attack on the Unique Identification Project calling for the complete scrapping of the project.

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Disability rights groups oppose changes to Copyright Act

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:26 PM

Disability rights groups are up in arms against a Bill proposing an amendment to the Copyright Act, 1952, reports Aarti Dhar in an article published in the Hindu on April 23, 2010.

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Centre for Study of Culture and Society seeks Programme Associate

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 26, 2010 06:22 AM

The Higher Education Cell, Centre for Study of Culture and Society is looking for a Programme Associate to help develop e-content and conduct training programmes for projects under its Social Justice and Networked Higher Education Initiatives.

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Worries voiced over ID project

Worries voiced over ID project

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:33 PM

An article in The Hindu - 17th April

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UID: A Debate on Fundamental rights

UID: A Debate on Fundamental rights

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:33 PM

UID: A debate on the Fundamental Rights - was jointly organized by the Citizen Action Forum, People's Union for Civil Liberties - Karnataka, Alternative Law Forum and the Centre for Internet and Society on April 16th at IAT, Queens Road, Bangalore - An article in the Prajavani news paper - April 17th.

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UID is an invasion of privacy: Experts

UID is an invasion of privacy: Experts

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:33 PM

The Nandan Nilekani headed Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) came in for much criricism at the first of a series of debates on the issue organised in the city on Friday - Deccan Chronicle, April 17th.

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Experts debate on UID and rights

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:32 PM

Bangalore, Apr 16, DHNS: A debate on ‘UID and Fundamental Rights’ organised by several city-based organisations, discussed the social, ethical issues, economic and legal issues that accompanies the UID.

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They fight for the visually challenged

They fight for the visually challenged

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:48 PM

Times News Network - A report on the press conference held at the Press Club, Bangalore on 15th April, 2010.

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