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Indic Wikipedia Visualisation Project #2: Visualising Page Views and Project Pages
In this blog post, we bring you a visualisation of the page views statistics and the project specific pages that we created last month. The page views indicate ... by Sajjad Anwar and Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Apr 22, 2013 01:37 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Comments on the Draft ICAR Open Access Policy
The following comments were submitted to the Indian Council for Agricultural Research on May 23, 2013. by Nehaa Chaudhari last modified May 28, 2013 06:44 AM — Filed under: ,
Konkani Wikipedia Advances in 4 Days — From 90 Articles to 130 Articles!
There has been a rise of article contributions to the Konkani Wikipedia in a span of 4 days following a 4 day programme organized by the CIS-A2K team for M.A. ... by Nitika Tandon last modified Sep 03, 2013 10:37 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Train the Trainer Program
Wikipedians, about 20 of them, from 10 different cities, speaking 8 different languages, joined together for the first ever four days "Train the Trainer ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Nov 18, 2013 07:52 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
CIS-A2K Narrative Report (September 2012 – June 2013)
This narrative report captures the work done by the Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) team in the first ten months of the grant. The report also throws some light ... by Vishnu Vardhan, Nitika Tandon and Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Nov 30, 2013 11:18 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
CIS-A2K: Work Accomplished on Konkani Wikipedia
The Centre for Internet and Society’s Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K team) is pleased to share with you the key accomplishments about the work it accomplished on ... by Nitika Tandon last modified Dec 31, 2013 11:48 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
India Access To Knowledge/Draft Work plan July 2014 - June 2015
One of the key mandates of the Access to Knowledge (A2K) programme at the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) is to work towards catalysing the growth of ... by T. Vishnu Vardhan last modified Apr 08, 2014 09:51 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
University of Mysore Re-releases Kannada Vishwakosha (Encyclopaedia) under Creative Commons Free License
The University of Mysore and the Centre for Internet and Society co-organized the Open Knowledge Day in Mysore on July 15, 2014. On this occasion Mysore ... by U.B.Pavanaja last modified Jul 24, 2014 07:03 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
NIE Steps in to Grow Konkani Wikipedia
The Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) signed a memorandum of agreement (MoU) with Nirmala Institute of Education, Goa to ... by T. Vishnu Vardhan last modified Oct 10, 2014 11:26 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Expanding the World of Telugu Wikipedia – CIS-A2K and ALC join hands
Students and faculty of Andhra Loyola College in Vijayawada aim to enhance Telugu Wikipedia through increased contributions to Wikipedia and make it available ... by T Vishnu Vardhan and Rahmanuddin Shaik last modified Sep 30, 2014 05:11 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Privacy vs. Transparency: An Attempt at Resolving the Dichotomy
The right to privacy has been articulated in international law and in some national laws. In a few countries where the constitution does not explicitly ... by Sunil Abraham last modified Mar 08, 2015 06:26 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Workshop on Open Data for Human Development
Sumandro Chattapadhyay and Sunil Abraham will take part in the workshop being organised for government officials from Bhutan, Maldives, Meghalaya, Sikkim, and ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Jun 02, 2015 03:34 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Open Data Intermediaries in Developing Countries - A Synthesis Report
The roles of intermediaries in open data is insufficiently explored; open data intermediaries are often presented as single and simple linkages between open ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Jun 16, 2015 09:40 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Konkani Wikipedia Goes Live After 'Nine Years' of Incubation
Konkani Wikipedia is the second Wikimedia project after Odia Wikisource that has gone live out of incubation. The project stayed in the incubation for nine ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Jun 18, 2016 06:15 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
How India Makes E-books Easier to Ban than Books (And How We Can Change That)
Without getting into questions of what should and should not be unlawful speech, Pranesh Prakash chooses to take a look at how Indian law promotes arbitrary ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Feb 21, 2012 11:50 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Accessible Broadcasting in India
The abridged version of International Telecommunication Union's "Making Television Accessible" Report which we published last year has been broadened in scope ... by Srividya Vaidyanathan last modified Jan 28, 2013 05:28 AM — Filed under: ,
Back When the Past had a Future: Being Precarious in a Network Society
We live in Network Societies. This phrase has been so bastardised to refer to the new information turn mediated by digital technologies, that we have stopped ... by Nishant Shah last modified Feb 12, 2013 06:16 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Arbitrary Arrests for Comment on Bal Thackeray's Death
Two girls have been arbitrarily and unlawfully arrested for making comments about the late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray's death. Pranesh Prakash explores ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Jan 02, 2013 03:42 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
India's Ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty Celebrated; Accessible Books Consortium Launched
On Day 1 of the 28th Session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (“SCCR”), the WIPO ... by Nehaa Chaudhari last modified Jul 01, 2014 11:09 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Five Frequently Asked Questions about the Amended ITRs
This piece discusses the five major questions that have been the subject of debate after the World Conference on International Telecommunications 2012 (WCIT). ... by Chinmayi Arun last modified Jan 30, 2013 05:36 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Analysis of DIT's Response to Second RTI on Website Blocking
In this blog post, Pranesh Prakash briefly analyses the DIT's response to an RTI request on website blocking alongside the most recent edition of Google's ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Dec 02, 2011 09:26 AM — Filed under: , ,
Leaked Privacy Bill: 2014 vs. 2011
The Centre for Internet and Society has recently received a leaked version of the draft Privacy Bill 2014 that the Department of Personnel and Training, ... by Elonnai Hickok last modified Apr 01, 2014 10:52 AM — Filed under: , ,
Exploring the Digital Landscape: An Overview
One component of the Digital Humanities mapping exercise was a series of six research projects commissioned by HEIRA-CSCS, Bangalore over November 2013-March ... by Sneha PP last modified Apr 14, 2014 03:48 PM — Filed under: ,
Digital Humanities and the Problem of Definition
The Digital Humanities as a field that still eludes definition has been the subject of much discourse and writing. This blog post looks at this issue as one of ... by Sneha PP last modified Mar 30, 2015 12:47 PM — Filed under: , , ,
The Embodiment of the Right to Privacy within Domestic Legislation
The Right to Privacy is a pivotal construct, essential to the actualization of justice, fairness and equity within any democratic society. It is an instrument ... by Tanvi Mani last modified Sep 08, 2014 02:37 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Clarification on the Information Security Practices of Aadhaar Report
We are issuing a second clarificatory statement on our report titled “Information Security Practices of Aadhaar (or lack thereof): A documentation of public ... by Amber Sinha and Srinivas Kodali last modified Nov 05, 2018 12:08 PM — Filed under: , ,
Pervasive Technologies: Access to Knowledge in the Market Place — A Presentation by Sunil Abraham
The 2012 Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest was organized in Rio de Janeiro from December 15 to 17, 2012. The Centre for Internet ... by Sunil Abraham last modified Feb 13, 2013 07:05 AM — Filed under: , ,
CIS's Closing Statement at Marrakesh on the Treaty for the Blind
Pranesh Prakash read out an abridged version of this statement as his closing remarks in Marrakesh, where the WIPO Treaty for the Blind (the "Marrakesh ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Jul 03, 2013 12:01 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Indian Language Wikipedia Statistics (September 2012 – April 2013)
The Access to Knowledge team carried out a quantitative analysis to identify trends and growth patterns in Indian Language Wikipedias over the time period from ... by T.Vishnu Vardhan, Nitika Tandon and Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Aug 23, 2013 01:48 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Are Indian Consumer Laws Ready for the Digital Age?
The Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, recognizing the need for protection of the rights of consumers, drafted a set of model guidelines on ... by Vipul Kharbanda last modified Aug 08, 2013 11:52 AM — Filed under: , ,