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Accessibility
Groundbreaking disability rights activist Javed Abidi dies at 53
March 06, 2018

The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) expresses profound regret at the demise of Mr. Javed Abidi, a groundbreaking disability rights activist.

Comments on Guidelines for Indian Government Websites November 26, 2017
Comments on Mobile Accessibility Guidelines January 03, 2018
Why GST Is A Step Backward For The Disabled July 03, 2017
GST - A Barrier to Human Rights for Persons with Disabilities June 24, 2017
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Openness
Digitisation of O Bharat, a bilingual biweekly published in Goa from 1912 to 1949
October 11, 2022

The digitization project of O Bharat, a historic biweekly published between 1912 to 1949 in Goa was completed through collaboration of different organizations. The trustees of Bharatkar Hegde Desai Trust initiated the project in collaboration with Marathi department of Goa University, Bhakti Dnyan Marg Sanstha and Goa Central Library. The Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge Programme facilitated the project with technical and financial assistance. Two local students scanned 12000 pages in 8 days. The year wise volumes of O Bharat are now freely available on Wikimedia Commons in the form of archive.

Digitisation of O Bharat, a bilingual biweekly published in Goa from 1912 to 1949 October 11, 2022
Call for Survey Responses: Security Perceptions of Open Source Software Among Practitioners November 29, 2021
Gurshabad Grover nominated to join advisory group on open source software for ISO/IEC JTC 1 November 02, 2019
React India 2019 October 14, 2019
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Access to Knowledge (A2K)
Research Studies on Indian Language Wikimedia Projects 2019-21
Research Studies on Indian Language Wikimedia Projects 2019-21
October 17, 2022

This is a compilation of the final reports from a series of short-term studies undertaken by the CIS-A2K team in 2019-2021, on an array of topics related to Indian language Wikimedia projects. The projects were undertaken by Subodh Kulkarni, Bodhisattwa Mandal, Bhuvana Meenakshi Koteeswaran, Ananth Subray, Satpal Dandiwal and Nitesh Gill, with research oversight and editorial support by Puthiya Purayil Sneha, and internal review by Sumandro Chattapadhyay and Ambika Tandon.

Global Civil Society Coalition launches website to promote Access to Knowledge October 12, 2022
Digitisation of O Bharat, a bilingual biweekly published in Goa from 1912 to 1949 October 11, 2022
Digitisation of O Bharat, a bilingual biweekly published in Goa from 1912 to 1949 October 11, 2022
Mapping Content on Gender and Sexuality in Indian Languages October 10, 2022
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Internet Governance
‘Techplomacy’ and the negotiation of AI standards for the Indo-Pacific
October 21, 2022

Researchers at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute have partnered with the Centre for Internet and Society (Bengaluru) to produce a ‘techplomacy guide’ on negotiating AI standards for stakeholders in the Indo-Pacific.

Demystifying Data Breaches in India October 17, 2022
Getting the (Digital) Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Right October 03, 2022
NHA Data Sharing Guidelines – Yet Another Policy in the Absence of a Data Protection Act September 29, 2022
Surveillance Enabling Identity Systems in Africa: Tracing the Fingerprints of Aadhaar August 09, 2022
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Designing Domestic Work Platforms
Designing Domestic Work Platforms
August 13, 2022

This research was conducted by The Center for Internet and Society (CIS) with funding from Association for Progressive Communication (APC) through the Feminist Internet Research Network (FIRN), supported by International Development Research Centre (IDRC). The authors are deeply grateful to the platform workers who talked to us and shared their experiences of finding work through Urban Company. Their responses shaped our research and their insights guided the creation of this final report.

Procurement Through Digital Platforms July 26, 2022
Internet Researchers' Conference 2022 (IRC22): #Home, May 25-27 May 07, 2022
Studying Platform Work in Mumbai & New Delhi May 05, 2022
Internet Researchers' Conference 2022 (IRC22) - Selected Sessions April 23, 2022
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