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by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Sep 13, 2015 10:41 AM
Digital native: Free speech? You must be joking!

Digital native: Free speech? You must be joking!

by Nishant Shah — last modified Jun 08, 2017 01:16 AM

India’s digital landscape is dotted with vigilante voices that drown out people’s right to free speech.

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Digital native: Snap out of outrage mode

by Nishant Shah — last modified May 05, 2017 01:45 AM

Rage at the inequality of the digital world is good. But why stop at the Snapchat CEO?

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Digital native: Are You Still Having Fun?

by Nishant Shah — last modified May 05, 2017 01:37 AM

Before you accept a fun app into your digital ecosystem, prepare yourself for the data you will be giving away.

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Digital native: You can check out, you can never leave

by Nishant Shah — last modified May 05, 2017 01:31 AM

Aadhaar is not something you define and opt into, it is something that defines you.

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March 2017 Newsletter

by Prasad Krishna — last modified May 20, 2017 12:47 PM

Welcome to March 2017 newsletter of the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS).

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Exploring Big Data for Development: An Electricity Sector Case Study from India

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay — last modified May 31, 2017 09:45 AM

This working paper by Ritam Sengupta, Dr. Richard Heeks, Sumandro Chattapadhyay, and Dr. Christopher Foster draws from the field study undertaken by Ritam Sengupta, and is published by the Global Development Institute, University of Manchester. The field study was commissioned by the CIS, with support from the University of Manchester and the University of Sheffield.

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Evaluating Safety Buttons on Mobile Devices: Preview

by Rohini Lakshané and Chinmayi S.K. — last modified Mar 27, 2017 01:09 PM

Much technological innovation for women is aimed at addressing violence against women. One such ubiquitous intervention is mobile device-based safety applications, also known as emergency applications. Several police departments in India, public transport services, and commercial services such as taxi-hailing apps deploy a mobile device-based “panic button” for the safety of citizens or customers, especially women. However, the proliferation of safety apps through both public and private players raises several concerns, which will be studied through this study by Rohini Lakshané of the CIS and Chinmayi S.K. of The Bachchao Project.

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Digital native: Lie Me a River

by Nishant Shah — last modified Mar 19, 2017 02:47 PM

The sea of social media around us often drowns the truth, exchanging misinformation for facts.

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Digital native: Who will watch the watchman?

Digital native: Who will watch the watchman?

by Nishant Shah — last modified Mar 03, 2017 04:18 PM

The state mining its citizens as data and suspending rights to privacy under the rhetoric of national security is alarming.

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Digital Native: Do not go Gently into the Good Night

by Nishant Shah — last modified Mar 03, 2017 04:07 PM

If there’s a lesson to be learned from the resistance to the Trump administration, it is this — patriotism is not a feeling, it is an action.

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