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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
Commemorating Chandan Chiring (1990-2024)
Commemorating Chandan Chiring (1990-2024)
May 06, 2024

With a heavy heart, I am deeply saddened to share the news of the passing of Chandan Chiring Phukan at 11:30 pm on Saturday, April 27th. Chandan Chiring was born on November 14, 1990, in Titabor, Jorhat district of Assam.

Open Movement in India (2013-23): The Idea and Its Expressions February 10, 2024
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
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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
Comments to the Draft Digital Competition Bill, 2024
May 16, 2024

This submission is a response by researchers at the Centre for Internet and Society India (CIS) to the draft Digital Competition Bill, 2024, published by the Committee on Digital Competition Law (CDCL), Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), (hereafter “draft DCB” or “draft Bill”).

Consultation on Gendered Information Disorder in India April 06, 2024
India’s parental control directive and the need to improve stalkerware detection April 04, 2024
Reconfiguring Data Governance: Insights from India and the EU February 17, 2024
Information Disorders and their Regulation January 31, 2024
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