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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
Open Movement in India (2013-23): The Idea and Its Expressions
February 10, 2024

This report identifies some broad patterns that have materialized in the Open Movement in the country in the last decade. The report is based on a reading of the available literature on selected projects and conversations with academicians and advocates of the Open. The rough outline of the Open initiatives is accompanied by reflections on the nature of the Open here and the need to envision it differently from what it currently is.

Security of Open Source Software : A Survey of Technical Stakeholders’ Perceptions and Actions April 13, 2023
Securing Our Dependence on Code Reuse in Software April 13, 2023
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
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Telecom
How the Telecom Act undermines personal liberties
February 20, 2024

In this article, Prof. Rajat Kathuria and Isha Suri analyse whether the law has enough safeguards and an independent regulatory architecture to protect the rights of citizens. The authors posit that the current version leaves the door open for an overenthusiastic enforcement machinery to suppress fundamental rights without any meaningful checks and balances.

Comments to the Telecommunications Bill, 2023 December 22, 2023
Why spectrum needs a change in approach January 18, 2023
 CIS’ Comments to the (Draft) Indian Telecommunication Bill 2022 November 22, 2022
An Overview of Telecommunications Policy and Regulation Framework in India March 25, 2022
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Access to Knowledge (A2K)
Open Movement in India (2013-23): The Idea and Its Expressions
February 10, 2024

This report identifies some broad patterns that have materialized in the Open Movement in the country in the last decade. The report is based on a reading of the available literature on selected projects and conversations with academicians and advocates of the Open. The rough outline of the Open initiatives is accompanied by reflections on the nature of the Open here and the need to envision it differently from what it currently is.

Using the Wikimedia sphere for the revitalization of small and underrepresented languages in India February 10, 2024
Commemorating Ulo Senthamizh Kodai (1945 - 2024): A Luminary of Tamil Open Knowledge Movement February 08, 2024
Information Disorders and their Regulation January 31, 2024
WIPO SCCR 43: Notes from Day 3 April 28, 2023
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Internet Governance
Reconfiguring Data Governance: Insights from India and the EU
February 17, 2024

This policy paper is the result of a workshop organised jointly by the Tilburg Institute of Law, Technology and Society, Netherlands, the Centre for Communication Governance at the National Law University Delhi, India and the Centre for Internet & Society, India in January, 2023. The workshop brought together a number of academics, researchers, and industry representatives in Delhi to discuss a range of issues at the core of data governance theory and practice.

Information Disorders and their Regulation January 31, 2024
DoT’s order to trace server IP addresses will lead to unintended censorship January 25, 2024
Digital Delivery and Data System for Farmer Income Support October 18, 2023
Detecting Encrypted Client Hello (ECH) Blocking September 05, 2023
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researchers@work
Workers’ experiences in app-based taxi and delivery sectors: Key initial findings from multi-city quantitative surveys
February 16, 2024

In 2021-22, the labour research vertical at CIS conducted quantitative surveys with over 1,000 taxi and delivery workers employed in the app-based and offline sectors. The surveys covered key employment indicators, including earnings and working hours, initial investments and work-related cost burdens, income and social security, platform policies and management, and employment arrangements. The surveys were part of the ‘Labour Futures’ project supported by the Internet Society Foundation.

Unpacking Algorithmic Infrastructures: Mapping the Data Supply Chain in the Healthcare Industry in India January 03, 2024
User Experiences of Digital Financial Risks and Harms December 15, 2023
Strategies to Organise Platform Workers October 22, 2023
Strategies to Organise Platform Workers October 20, 2023
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