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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: , ,
Seventh Meeting of the Group of Experts on Privacy Issues under the Chairmanship of Justice AP Shah
The seventh meeting of the Group of Experts on Privacy Issues under the Chairmanship of Justice A.P. Shah, former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court is ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 11, 2012 06:20 AM — Filed under: ,
Digital Citizens: Why Cyber Security and Online Privacy are Vital to the Success of Democracy and Freedom of Expression
Michael Oghia will give a presentation which will show why cyber security and online privacy are vital for democracy and freedom of expression. by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 08, 2014 04:59 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Aadhaar’s moment of truth
It’s time for the unique identity project to answer tough questions it has dodged so far, writes MA Arun in the Deccan Herald. by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 05, 2011 07:16 AM — Filed under: ,
Better Understanding of the Idea of Privacy Sought
Understanding the ways in which an individual's privacy is violated will help provide a better definition of privacy in India. At a public conference called ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 08, 2011 07:40 AM — Filed under:
Nothing unique about this identity
Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking peeping tom to install your window blinds, opined, not long ago, the American poet and ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 09, 2011 09:12 AM — Filed under:
Sorry Wrong Number
The government’s ambitious project to give a unique identification number to every Indian citizen is running woefully behind schedule. T.V. Jayan investigates ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 08, 2011 04:11 AM — Filed under:
Tired of tele-marketing calls? Act on privacy right: Experts
Annoyed with unsolicited calls from insurance and banking companies? Under the proposed Right to Privacy Act, such calls would be considered a violation and ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 09, 2011 09:00 AM — Filed under:
The Walls Have Ears
The proposed Privacy Bill seems skewed towards the state rather than the citizen, writes Saikat Datta. This news was published in the Outlook magazine, issue, ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 06, 2011 06:26 AM — Filed under:
The Fundamental Right to Privacy - A Visual Guide
Privacy is the ability of an individual or group to seclude themselves, or information about themselves, and thereby express themselves selectively. This ... by Amber Sinha last modified Feb 16, 2018 05:31 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
A Series of Op-eds on Data Protection
I wrote a short series of three op-eds for Asia Times this week. by Amber Sinha last modified Feb 19, 2018 02:08 AM — Filed under: , , ,
From 1 March, only registered devices to be used to authenticate Aadhaar
UIDAI directive to Aadhaar authentication agencies aims to avoid putting citizens’ biometric data at risk by Admin last modified Feb 24, 2018 07:59 AM — Filed under: , ,
Quantified identities as a global phenomenon: analyzing the impact of biometric systems in our societies
A session by Amber Sinha and Leandro Ucciferri of ADC, Argentina at the Internet Freedom Festival to be held in Valencia, Spain in March has been selected. ... by Admin last modified Mar 01, 2018 12:56 AM — Filed under: ,