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Facebook: Limiting access to social media can restrict freedom of speech
In its counter-affidavit to the PIL in the Delhi high court, Facebook has argued that limiting access to social media can limit an individual's freedom of ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 08, 2013 04:07 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Will Aadhaar Act Address India’s Dire Need For a Privacy Law?
by Nehaa Chaudhari last modified Apr 05, 2016 04:01 PM — Filed under: , ,
Sexual Harassment at ICANN
Padmini Baruah represented the Centre for Internet & Society at ICANN in the month of March 2016. In a submission to ICANN she is calling upon the ICANN board ... by Padmini Baruah last modified Apr 06, 2016 02:40 PM — Filed under: , , ,
RightsCon Silicon Valley 2016
RightsCon is the world’s leading event convened around the issues of the internet and human rights. The annual conference convenes business leaders, ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 06, 2016 03:10 PM — Filed under: ,
India's biometric database crosses billion-member mark
India's biometric database notched up one billion members on Monday, as the government sought to allay concerns about privacy breaches in the world's biggest ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 07, 2016 02:54 AM — Filed under: , ,
FAQ on the Aadhaar Project and the Bill
This FAQ attempts to address the key questions regarding the Aadhaar/UIDAI project and the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, ... by Elonnai Hickok, Vanya Rakesh, and Vipul Kharbanda last modified Apr 13, 2016 02:06 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
'Attempts to censor the web ill-advised'
Amid concerted government attempts to censor the internet and the recent blocking of file-sharing websites due to a court order based on a petition by ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 17, 2012 07:11 AM — Filed under: ,
India's struggle for online freedom
"65 years since your independence," a new battle for freedom is under way in India — according to a YouTube video uploaded by an Indian member of Anonymous, ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 18, 2012 06:39 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
The Phishing Society: Why 'Facebook' is more Dangerous than the Government Spying on You - A Talk by Maria Xynou
Next Wednesday, you are all invited to listen to Maria Xynou's crazy - or not-so-crazy theory of the "Phishing Society", in which surveillance, control and ... by Maria Xynou last modified Sep 27, 2013 09:16 AM — Filed under: , ,
Crypto Night
Challenging government snooping at an all-night cryptography party. by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 06, 2013 06:04 AM — Filed under: ,
Data Usage by Political Parties
Sunil Abraham spoke to ANI regarding collection of data and its use by political parties for electoral gains. by Admin last modified May 03, 2018 03:14 AM — Filed under: ,
Artificial Intelligence for Growth: Leveraging AI and Robotics for India's Economic Transformation
Amber Sinha took part in the second international conference organized by ASSOCHAM at Hotel Shangri-La in New Delhi on April 27, 2018. by Admin last modified May 05, 2018 09:08 AM — Filed under: , ,
Digital Native: Delete Facebook?
You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave. by Nishant Shah last modified May 06, 2018 03:08 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
India's National ID Project Brings Pain to Those it Aims to Help
Poor management, corruption and fraud are threatening to derail the world’s largest national identity project. by Admin last modified May 12, 2018 12:53 AM — Filed under: , ,
The Privacy (Protection) Bill 2013: A Citizen's Draft
The Centre for Internet and Society has been researching privacy in India since 2010 with the objective of raising public awareness around privacy, completing ... by Bhairav Acharya last modified Jul 12, 2013 11:50 AM — Filed under: , ,
Future of Privacy in India
DSCI and ICOMP are organizing a meet on Privacy at the Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi on April 5, 2013. Sunil Abraham will be participating in this event as a ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 26, 2013 05:14 AM — Filed under: ,
Driving in the Surveillance Society: Cameras, RFID tags and Black Boxes...
In this post, Maria Xynou looks at red light cameras, RFID tags and black boxes used to monitor vehicles in India. by Maria Xynou last modified Jul 12, 2013 03:26 PM — Filed under: , ,
A Privacy Round Table in Delhi
The Centre for Internet and Society and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry cordially invite you to a "Privacy Round Table" at the FICCI ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 12, 2013 09:33 AM — Filed under: , ,
The Personal Data (Protection) Bill, 2013
Below is the text of the Personal Data (Protection) Bill, 2013 as discussed at the 6th Privacy Roundtable, New Delhi held on 24 August 2013. Note: This ... by Prachi Arya last modified Aug 30, 2013 02:53 PM — Filed under: , ,
Indian biometric ID plan faces court hurdle
Supreme Court in India rules -- for now -- against plan to make biometric ID mandatory for receiving services. by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 03, 2013 10:58 AM — Filed under: ,
The India Privacy Monitor Map
The Centre for Internet and Society has started the first Privacy Watch in India! Check out our map which includes data on the UID, NPR and CCTNS schemes, as ... by Maria Xynou last modified Oct 09, 2013 04:26 PM — Filed under: , ,
Privacy and Surveillance Roundtable
The Centre for Internet and Society and the Cellular Operators Association of India invite you to a roundtable at the India International Centre, New Delhi on ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 29, 2014 02:50 PM — Filed under: , ,
Consultation to Frame Rules under the Whistle Blowers Protection Act, 2011
The National Campaign for People's Right to Information (NCPRI) and Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Delhi (CCG at NLUD) invite ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 02, 2014 08:03 AM — Filed under: , ,
Connected Trouble
The internet of things phenomenon is based on a paradigm shift from thinking of the internet merely as a means to connect individuals, corporations and other ... by Sunil Abraham last modified Oct 28, 2015 04:47 PM — Filed under: , ,
The Omnishambles of UID, shrouded in its RTI opacity
The Centre for Internet & Society sponsored Colonel Mathew Thomas to hold a workshop at the fourth National Right to Information (RTI) organized by the ... by Elonnai Hickok last modified Feb 19, 2013 11:04 AM — Filed under: ,
Surveillance Camp IV: Disproportionate State Surveillance - A Violation of Privacy
This is the fourth in a series of posts mapping global surveillance challenges discussed at EFF's State Surveillance and Human Rights Camp in Rio de Janeiro, ... by Elonnai Hickok last modified Feb 19, 2013 12:37 PM — Filed under: ,
BigDog is Watching You! The Sci-fi Future of Animal and Insect Drones
Do you think robotic aeroplanes monitoring us are scary enough? Wait until you read about DARPA´s new innovative and subtle way to keep us all under the ... by Maria Xynou last modified Jul 12, 2013 03:38 PM — Filed under: , ,
Analyzing the Draft Human DNA Profiling Bill 2012
The Centre for Internet & Society invites you to a workshop on analyzing the Draft Human DNA Profiling Bill on March 1, 2013 in its Bangalore office, from 2.00 ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 25, 2013 09:56 AM — Filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society Joins the Global Network Initiative
The Global Network Initiative (GNI) is pleased to announce its newest member, the Centre for Internet & Society based in Bangalore, India. A technology policy ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 25, 2012 09:13 AM — Filed under: , ,
Comparative Analysis of DNA Profiling Legislations from Across the World
With the growing importance of forensic data in law enforcement and research, many countries have recognized the need to regulate the collection and use of ... by Srinivas Atreya last modified Jul 12, 2013 11:30 AM — Filed under: , ,