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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
Call for Applications: FOSS Research Consultant
October 01, 2022

CIS is looking to hire a consultant to research open source government tech solutions. This is a 3 month full-time consultancy (40 hours per week) to work on the analysis of the government’s digital initiatives and assess them based on FOSS principles. The candidate must be comfortable working independently and will have ample opportunity to shape the project agenda and implementation.

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
DevFest'19 October 14, 2019
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Internet Governance
Getting the (Digital) Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Right
October 03, 2022

On the eve of the Tokyo Quad Summit in May 2022, President Biden unveiled the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF), visualising cooperation across the Indo-Pacific based on four pillars: trade; supply chains; clean energy, decarbonisation and infrastructure; and tax and anti-corruption. Galvanised by the US, the other 13 founding members of the IPEF are Australia, Brunei Darussalam, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The first official in-person Ministerial meeting was held in Los Angeles on 9 September 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
Deployment of Digital Health Policies and Technologies: During Covid-19 July 21, 2022
What Are The Consumer Protection Concerns With Crypto-Assets? July 18, 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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