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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: , , ,
CCI leaves Google searching for answers
If you go to the Google search box and type "nuance", the first result that shows up is "CCIBSE 0.00 % Judgement on Google". No, we just made that up. by Admin last modified Feb 19, 2018 02:26 AM — Filed under:
The mystery of the website which published the ‘scoop’ on BJP’s Ram Madhav
The website has since been taken down, but the identity of its creators may not be very easy to find. by Admin last modified Feb 22, 2018 02:55 PM — 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: ,
Roundtable on A.I. and Governance in India
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), Bangalore is organizing a roundtable on ‘A.I. and Governance in India' at India Islamic Cultural Centre in New ... by Pranav M B last modified Apr 20, 2018 07:41 AM — Filed under: ,
Is there a case for penalizing fake news?
Facebook and Twitter have been under increasing scrutiny for allowing targeted political ads from Russia-backed entities to manipulate voters and influence ... by Admin last modified Mar 07, 2018 02:23 PM — Filed under:
People Driven and Tech Enabled – How AI and ML are Changing the Future of Cyber Security in India
On the 27th of February, Peter Sparkes the Senior Director, Cyber Security Services, Symantec conducted a webinar on the ‘5 Essentials of Every Next-Gen SOC’. ... by Shweta Mohandas last modified Mar 11, 2018 03:30 PM — Filed under: ,
Analysis of ICANN revenue shows ambiguity in their records
We, The Centre for Internet and Society, have been instrumental in having ICANN become transparent about their revenue with our persistent requests for their ... by Sunil Abraham, Arjun Venkatraman and Akriti Bopanna last modified Apr 27, 2018 10:01 AM — Filed under: ,
Aadhaar unique IDs in India: a qualified success?
Anshuman Jaswal form Kapronasia shares insights into the security and privacy concerns related to Aadhaar, which are often overlooked by Admin last modified Mar 17, 2018 12:49 PM — Filed under: , ,
New Lock For EU’s Digital Mines
Indian companies dealing with European data wait ­anxiously as the EU pushes in new security rules by Admin last modified Mar 17, 2018 01:10 PM — Filed under: ,
Facebook breach: Privacy advocates in India seek stronger data laws
Privacy advocates in India underlined the urgent need for stronger data privacy laws in India with the debate coming under focus after reports alleged that ... by Admin last modified Mar 20, 2018 11:37 PM — Filed under: ,
Is Facebook too powerful without legal safeguards?
The absence of a data protection law and a competition watchdog to oversee Internet companies are key shortcomings, according to some experts. by Admin last modified Mar 25, 2018 01:38 AM — Filed under: ,
Without stringent law, threats to Mark Zuckerberg are hollow: Experts
IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday warned Facebook and other social networks of tough action, if they attempted to influence the Indian elections. by Admin last modified Mar 25, 2018 02:24 AM — Filed under:
Siri, did you hear me? Adapting Privacy to New Technologies, Automated Decision-making, and Cloud Computing
Amber Sinha participated as a panelist in the discussion on adapting privacy to new technologies organised by the USIBC on March 6, 2018 in New Delhi. by Admin last modified Mar 25, 2018 03:21 AM — Filed under: ,
Aadhaar safety
We get experts to give their take on a current issue each week and lend their perspective to a much-discussed topic. by Admin last modified Mar 26, 2018 05:09 PM — Filed under: , ,
Security experts say need to secure Aadhaar ecosystem, warn about third party leaks
The public reckoning of data leaks in India’s national ID database, Aadhaar is still on hold while reports of data leakage through third-parties keep coming. by Admin last modified Mar 26, 2018 10:37 PM — Filed under: , ,
PM’s app also susceptible
Even the Narendra Modi app of PM Modi is susceptible to data theft as a 22-year old Indian hacker established, claiming that privacy of more than 70 lakh users ... by Admin last modified Mar 27, 2018 01:23 AM — Filed under:
Data Breach: How will the biggest scandal that Facebook is mired in affect its credibility in India?
Facebook has not been able to catch a break lately. by Admin last modified Mar 27, 2018 02:09 AM — Filed under: ,
UIDAI servers or third parties, Aadhaar leaks are dangerous: Experts
Even though the UIDAI has denied these reports, its arguments rest on shaky grounds, according to experts. by Admin last modified Mar 27, 2018 02:16 AM — Filed under: , ,
Narendra Modi’s personal app sparks India data privacy row
PM’s NaMo app sends user data to third party in US, says researcher. by Admin last modified Mar 28, 2018 04:17 PM — Filed under: ,
The Narendra Modi app: The secret weapon in BJP’s elections arsenal
Narendra Modi app, BJP's secret weapon. by Admin last modified Mar 29, 2018 04:28 PM — Filed under:
DIDP Request #29 - Revenue breakdown by source for FY 2017
We requested ICANN for financial information they have not yet provided for the period ending June 2017. by Akriti Bopanna last modified Apr 26, 2018 11:06 AM — Filed under: ,
Parties seek social media influencers to go viral
It was 2015. Rahul Gandhi, Congress vice president then, met Mount Carmel College students in Bengaluru. Soon after the interaction, there were media reports ... by Admin last modified Apr 03, 2018 03:30 PM — Filed under:
Your mobile apps have the permission to spy on you
The top applications on the Android Play store in India seek permission like access to your camera, microphone, modify contacts and download files without ... by Admin last modified Apr 03, 2018 03:48 PM — Filed under: ,
‘If an Indian party acted like Cambridge Analytica, it will not be guilty under current laws’
Sunil Abraham, Executive Director of Centre for Internet and Society, says Indians are vulnerable in the absence of a data protection law. by Admin last modified Apr 05, 2018 04:24 PM — Filed under:
It Took Just 355 Indians to Mine the Data of 5.6 Lakh Facebook Users. Here's How
Data privacy in India is still a nascent subject. Experts say cheap data has led to unprecedented Facebook penetration. Often, it is seen that those who open ... by Admin last modified Apr 07, 2018 03:33 PM — Filed under: , ,
Cambridge Analytica row: Facebook data breach hit 560K Indian users
Facebook said that data and information of 87 million users globally were compromised. by Admin last modified Apr 07, 2018 04:01 PM — Filed under:
April 2018 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna last modified May 20, 2018 02:57 PM — Filed under: ,