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Wiki changes the world
A fortnightly column on ‘Digital Natives’ authored by Nishant Shah is featured in the Sunday Eye, the national edition of Indian Express, Delhi, from September ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 03, 2012 10:23 AM — Filed under:
2(m) or not 2(m)
An article by Nilanjana S Roy was published in the Business Standard on February 19, 2011. In this article Nilanjana Roy explains to us how a copyright ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 01, 2011 03:55 PM — Filed under:
Role of the Internet in Fostering Freedom of Expression and Strengthening Activism in India - A Workshop in Delhi
The Centre for Internet and Society (India) and the Central American Institute for Studies of Social Democracy DEMOS (Guatemala) have the pleasure to invite ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 04, 2011 07:18 AM — Filed under:
Pull the Plug
Is it time to start talking about the right to disconnect? There is so much expectation and focus on being connected to the internet, that it seems like we ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 03, 2012 10:21 AM — Filed under:
Open Letter to the Finance Committee: UID and Transactions
Since official documentation from the UIDAI is very limited, we assume that data pertaining to transactions would comprise of the Aadhaar number, identifier of ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 24, 2011 01:35 PM — Filed under:
Open Letter to the Finance Committee: UID Budget
This note presents the aspects of the UID project, which have not been considered or incorporated into the UID’s budget. The costs include re-enrollment, loss ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 17, 2011 11:18 AM — Filed under:
Open Letter to the Finance Committee: Operational Design
The objective of the UID project is to provide identity infrastructure that is not susceptible to fraud or error. This note highlights parts of the operational ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 17, 2011 10:02 AM — Filed under:
Open Letter to the Finance Committe: Biometrics
This note points out the weaknesses inherent in biometrics and the pitfalls in using them. It recommends procedural safeguards that should be adopted by the ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 17, 2011 01:12 PM — Filed under:
Can the twitterati change the world?
Whether it is the Ganapati immersion in Mumbai or a labour union dharna at Jantar Mantar or a hunger strike in Kolkata, India has had a rich history of people ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 01, 2011 04:30 PM — Filed under:
Procuring books in Indian libraries
Campaign to legalise parallel imports gathers steam. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 01, 2011 04:27 PM — Filed under:
Can the mouse be a tool of revolution in India?
Do you consider yourself a ‘slacktivist’?” Vikram Sengupta considers the question for a couple of seconds, and then excuses himself. “I’ll call you back. I’m ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 01, 2011 04:26 PM — Filed under:
Internet, Society & Space in Indian Cities - A Call for Peer Review
Pratyush Shankar's research project on "Internet, Society & Space in Indian Cities" is a part of the Researchers @ Work Programme at the Centre for Internet ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:32 AM — Filed under: ,
Open Letter to the Finance Committee: Finance and Security
This note explores the three connections between finance and security and demonstrates the cost implications of operating a centrally designed identity ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 17, 2011 11:57 AM — Filed under:
Conference Report: 'Privacy Matters' Bangalore
On February 5th the 'Privacy Matters" conference was held at the TERI Regional Center in Bangalore. The event was a full day and centered around issues of ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 08, 2011 05:13 AM
Digital Wrongs
Protecting Intellectual Property Rights. This article by Rohin Dharmakumar was published in Forbes India on January 28, 2011. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 01, 2011 04:26 PM — Filed under:
What Are You Accused of? Find Out Online
Starting Tuesday, police authorities in the Indian capital will make many crime reports, also known as First Information Reports, publicly accessible from its ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 01, 2011 04:48 PM — Filed under:
One among the clan of Wikipedians
In 2005, I lived in Johannesburg and worked as an activist to make knowledge more accessible. Between fighting copyright treaties in Geneva that would give ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 01, 2011 04:49 PM — Filed under:
"Privacy matters"
Privacy India invites individuals to attend the second "Privacy matters" conference, a one-day event on the 5th February 2011 at the TERI Southern Regional ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 04, 2011 07:20 AM — Filed under:
A Refreshing Start!
Parmesh Shahani enters the New Year inspired by the various ideas he’s been exposed to in The Hague and Lavasa. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 01, 2011 04:49 PM — Filed under:
Knowledge Warriors
Dieci anni fa, quando Jimmy "Jumbo" Wales lanciò l'idea di una piattaforma della conoscenza partecipativa e plurilingue, di tipo enciclopedico, basata sul web, ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 01, 2011 04:50 PM — Filed under:
Digital Natives with a Cause? - Workshop in Chile seeks participants
The third and final workshop in the Digital Natives with a Cause? research project will take place in Santiago, Chile, from the 8 to 10 February. An open call ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 01, 2011 04:50 PM — Filed under:
Accessibility in Telecommunications
CIS seeks to gather information about the accessibility of telecommunications products and services for persons with disabilities and elderly persons in ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Nov 08, 2011 08:08 AM — Filed under:
Privacy Matters — Conference Report
A one-day conference on Privacy Matters was held on Sunday, 23 January 2011 at the National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) Law School in Kolkata. This ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 27, 2011 10:22 AM — Filed under: ,
Privacy Matters Conference Agenda
The "Privacy Matters" conference is taking place on Sunday January 23rd, at NUJS Law school at 10:30. It is a full day event that will discuss the challenges ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 14, 2011 11:45 AM
Rising Voices Seeks Micro-Grant Proposals for Citizen Media Outreach
Rising Voices is seeking project proposals from non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or individuals for funding of up to $4,000 USD for digital media outreach ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 04, 2011 10:36 AM
Getting Connected
Nishant Shah of the Centre for Internet & Society talks about the growing adoption of social media, and what can constitute a "social media network" by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 01, 2011 05:03 PM — Filed under:
Is That a Friend on Your Wall?
Before you start reading today’s column, have a look at the person sitting next to you. It might be a family member if you are at home, a friend in the club, a ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 04, 2011 10:36 AM — Filed under:
Nishant Shah Quoted in Livemint 2011 Tweet-out
Livemint, recently did a tweet-out which quoted people about what will be big in 2011. Nishant Shah was also quoted. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:58 AM — Filed under:
CIS to Screen Subasri’s film “Brave New Medium”
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) will host a screening of a film “Brave New Medium,” at 6 p.m. on Monday, 10 January 2011. The film is directed by ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 04, 2011 07:21 AM — Filed under:
Myth/History/Irreverence: Flaneurs and Whores of Our Time
As part of a longer discovery and reading of Walter Benjamin's work, Atreyee Majumder constructs an argument that the turgid notions of the new, the ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 04, 2011 07:22 AM — Filed under: