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A New Age in News
Citizen journalism and online piracy were key topics during the opening day of the Mekong Information and Communication Technology conference. The 2010 Mekong ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:26 AM — Filed under:
Activists welcome privacy Bill, but point out concerns
Experts have welcomed the government's move to bring in a law for protecting individual privacy, amid concerns about the potential misuse of personal data it ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:42 AM — Filed under:
Digital Natives Workshop in Taipei: Only a Few Seats Left!!!
The Centre for Internet and Society in collaboration with the Frontier Foundation is holding a three day Digital Natives workshop in Taipei from 16 to 18 ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 04, 2011 10:29 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Dont hang up on this one
Is 3G the next twist in the mobile phone growth story? by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:42 AM — Filed under:
Peeping Toms In Your Inbox
Nothing’s safe any more—not your mobile number, nor your e-mail—as they’re put on offer for the benefit of telemarketers, writes Namrata Joshi and Neha Bhatt ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:42 AM — Filed under:
I don't want my fingerprints taken
Through this article published in Down to Earth, Nishant Shah looks at the role of the state as arbiter of our privacy. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:41 AM — Filed under:
An Artist's Hunt for Lost Stepwells
As part of the Maps for Making Change project, Kakoli Sen has brought to light some facts which she stumbled upon while mapping the stepwells in Vadodara. She ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 05, 2015 03:05 PM — Filed under: , ,
APC starts research into spectrum regulation in Brazil, India, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria and South Africa
Communication infrastructure is the foundation of the knowledge-based economy and while there has been a boom in the construction of undersea cables bringing ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:56 AM — Filed under:
The Internet, Culture, and Society - Looking at Past, Present, and Future Worldwide
It is now well known that with 4.5 billion mobile phone owners in the world and increased Internet penetration, global cultures and communities have ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 21, 2011 10:13 AM — Filed under:
WIPO Proposals Would Open Cross-Border Access To Materials For Print Disabled
The print disabled feel that the possible UN recommendations being negotiated upon may come up short, reports Kaitlin Mara in this article. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:56 AM — Filed under:
The Potential of Open Development for Canada and Abroad
IDRC held a panel discussion on 'The Potential of Open Development for Canada and Abroad' on May 5, 2010 in Ottawa. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:56 AM — Filed under:
Consilience 2010
The National Law School of India University, Bangalore is hosting a conference on May 29 and 30 at the Taj Residency in Bangalore. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 05, 2011 04:06 AM — Filed under:
A letter to CGIAR in support of Open Access
Professor Subbiah Arunachalam wrote a letter to CGIAR apprising them of the need for, and advantages of making their research output Open Access. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:57 AM — Filed under:
India slowly gets to grips with ecommerce
Growth in computer use and Internet penetration will help e-commerce. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 04, 2011 06:46 AM — Filed under:
World Wide Web Consortium for All
Indian web designers have long ignored needs of people with different disabilities but a new dedicated wiki aspires to change that, writes Malvika Tegta by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:08 PM — Filed under:
Right to Read in the European Parliament: A Report
The European Blind Union and the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue supported an event sponsored by seven MEPs in the European Parliament to discuss the way ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 20, 2011 01:44 PM — Filed under:
Biometry Is Watching
In its first steps, the UID drive encounters practical problems, raises ethical questions, reports Sugata Srinivasaraju in Outlook. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:08 PM — Filed under:
Rick van Amersfoort to give a public lecture on his work at CIS on May 15
Rick van Amersfoort, researcher based in Amsterdam will describe his work at Buro Jansen & Janssen, in the Netherlands and Europe. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 05, 2011 04:07 AM — Filed under:
What Women Want: The ability debates
In this article published in the Hindu, Deepa Alexander argues that the proposed amendments to the Copyright Act (1957) are restrictive and discriminatory. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:08 PM — Filed under:
CIS – Internet is neither good nor bad
This post is also available in: French, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil) by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:09 PM — Filed under:
A Report on National Conference on ICTs for Differently Abled / Under privileged Communities in Education, Employment & Entreprenuership 2009
This is a report about the National Conference on ICTs for the differently abled / under privileged communities in education, employment and entreprenuership ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 26, 2011 07:41 AM — Filed under:
Right to Read event in Brussels
A 'Right to Read' event is being held at the European Parliament, Brussels on 4 May 2010. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:19 PM — Filed under:
Mapping the Things that Affect Us
'Map for making change' is a project using geographical mapping techniques to support struggles for social justice in India by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 05, 2015 03:05 PM — Filed under: , ,
‘UID is being forced’
CIS feels that the UID project is forced on the citizens. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:20 PM — Filed under:
ID programme faces first challenge over privacy, data
The government is looking to the ID programme to help ensure that various welfare programmes reach the poor by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:20 PM — Filed under:
Scrap UID project, say people's organisations
The unique identification number project is executed without any legislative or parliamentary sanction. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:26 PM — Filed under:
UID info can be misused
Public organisations, NGOs and concerned citizens feel UID may become an easy database for anti-social elements. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:26 PM — Filed under:
UID project draws flak from civil rights activists
The unique identification project is drawing a flak from civil rights activists. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:26 PM — Filed under:
Citizens' forums want UID project scrapped
Citizens’ forums and groups have stepped up their attack on the Unique Identification Project calling for the complete scrapping of the project. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:26 PM — Filed under:
Disability rights groups oppose changes to Copyright Act
Disability rights groups are up in arms against a Bill proposing an amendment to the Copyright Act, 1952, reports Aarti Dhar in an article published in the ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:26 PM — Filed under: