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Transference: Reimagining Data Systems: Beyond the Gender Binary Dec 21, 2021 from 03:00 PM to 06:30 PM Online, by Torsha Sarkar
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) invites you to participate in a day-long convening on the rights of transgender persons, specifically right to privacy and digital rights. Through this convening, we hope to highlight the concerns of transgender persons in accessing digital data systems and the privacy challenges faced by the community. These challenges include access to their rights — their right to self-identify their gender and welfare services offered by the State and the privacy challenges faced by transgender and intersex persons in revealing their identity.
Launching CIS’s Flagship Report on Private Crypto-Assets Dec 15, 2021 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM by Admin
The Centre for Internet & Society is launching its flagship report on regulating private crypto-assets in India, as part of its newly formed Financial Technology (or Fintech) research agenda. This event will serve as a venue to bring together the various stakeholders involved in the crypto-asset space to discuss the state of crypto-asset regulation in India from a multitude of perspectives.
Reclaiming AI Futures Nov 23, 2021 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Zoom Webinar, by Pranav M B
Join us on 23 November (Tuesday) at 7:30pm.
Platforms, Power and Politics: Digital Labour in India Jul 28, 2021 from 05:00 PM to 06:50 PM Online, by Ambika Tandon
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) invites you to a webinar wherein it will launch and present four research reports on digital labour in India. The webinar will be hosted on July 28, 2021 at 5 p.m. (IST) / 11.30 a.m. (UTC)
Disinformation in the Indian Digital News Media Market Jul 07, 2021 from 05:30 PM to 06:45 PM by Pranav M B
The Centre for Internet and Society and the Global Disinformation Index (GDI) are launching a study into the risk of disinformation on digital news platforms in India, creating an index that is intended to serve donors and brands with a neutral assessment of news sites that they can utilise to defund disinformation.
Privacy in the Age of the Pandemic Jul 18, 2020 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM by Pranav M B
The Centre for Internet and Society, JKGA Law Chambers, and LawyersClubIndia invites you to the online panel discussion on ‘Privacy in the Age of the Pandemic.’
How to Shut Down Internet Shutdowns Feb 06, 2020 from 06:00 PM to 08:30 PM by Pranav M B
This talk will focus on the challenges and opportunities for research on internet shutdowns after the judgement of the Supreme Court in Anuradha Bhasin v. Union of India. Stepping beyond the judgement, there will be a wider discussion on the practice of whitelists, blocking powers of the central government.
How safe is your harbour? Discussions on intermediary liability and user rights Jan 10, 2020 from 10:30 AM to 04:00 PM by Gurshabad Grover
The Centre for Internet and Society is holding discussions on 10 January 2020 to discuss research on automated content filtering, content takedown, traceability and the future of intermediary liability in India
Cybersecurity Visuals Media Handbook: Launch Event Dec 06, 2019 from 06:00 PM to 08:30 PM by Saumyaa Naidu
6th December | 6 pm | Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore
Domestic Work in the ‘Gig Economy’ Nov 16, 2019 from 03:00 PM to 05:30 PM by Aayush Rathi
The CIS and Domestic Workers’ Rights Union (DWRU) are hosting a discussion on the ‘gig economy’ and domestic work on Saturday, November 16 at Student Christian Movement of India, Mission Road, Bangalore. This event is a part of a project supported by the Feminist Internet Research Network led by Association for Progressive Communication (APC) and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada.
Cultivating India’s Cyber Defense Strategy Nov 05, 2019 from 04:00 PM to 08:00 PM by Pranav M B
The Centre for Internet & Society is hosting this roundtable discussion to identify critical vectors in India's Cyber Defense debate, and hash out next steps for a robust cyber defense agenda.
Draft Model Fintech Security Standards: Closed Door Consultation Oct 18, 2019 from 04:00 PM to 07:30 PM by Pranav M B
The Centre for Internet and Society has been researching privacy and security standards in the Indian ‘Fintech space’ for the past year. One component of our research has been to create Draft Security Standards for Fintech Entities, which are more specific than the requirements of the SPDI Rules. We hope that these will serve as a set of useful parameters that enables innovation while furthering privacy and security. Through this consultation, we hope to further explore these gaps, understand the hurdles that players in the market may face when complying with these requirements and thereby improve these parameters.
AI: A Full Spectrum Regulatory Challenge Sep 27, 2019 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM Viceregal, The Claridges, by Pranav M B
Sunil Abraham will be discussing the Policy Brief on AI: A Full Spectrum Regulatory Challenge from 6.30 - 7.30pm on September 27, 2019 at the Viceregal (2nd Floor), the Claridges, New Delhi. The discussion is being hosted by the Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University Delhi and the Centre for Internet and Society and is supported by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom.
#MappingDigitalLabour - Panel discussion on platform-work in Mumbai and New Delhi Jul 19, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 07:30 PM The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), No. 194, 2nd ‘C’ Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bengaluru, 560071 (080 4092 6283), by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
With the rise and popularity of app-based platforms such as Ola, Uber, Swiggy Zomato, and others, there are growing public conversation about regulation of such 'gig-work' platforms and the work conditions of people who work for them. The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) invites you to a panel discussion on Friday, July 19 in our Bangalore office, where the researchers associated with the project will present preliminary findings, and ethical and methodological challenges of studying app-based platform-work in India. Panelists Anushree Gupta, Rajendra Jadhav, Sarah Zia and Simiran Lalvani, who have conducted field studies of ride-hailing and food-delivery work in Mumbai and New Delhi, will share their preliminary field insights along with reflections on what it meant to do such studies, how they went about studying gig-work, and challenges that arose in their work. The discussion will be moderated by Noopur Raval who co-led the project. We invite scholars, journalists, and all interested members of the public to join us for the event. Tea and snacks will be served at 5 pm.
Discussion on Open Standards with Bernd Erk and Jiten Vaidya Jun 20, 2019 from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, Bangalore, by Admin
Rootconf organised a discussion on open standards at CIS Bangalore office. Zainab Bawa, Karan Saini and Anwesha Das coordinated and organised the event.
Wikimedia Education SAARC conference from Jun 20, 2019 09:00 AM to Jun 22, 2019 04:00 PM Christ University, Bengaluru, by Admin
Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) happy to announce that, Wikimedia Education SAARC conference 2019 programme submissions (proposals) are open from today, 25 April 2019. Deadline for applying for scholarship is 20 May 2019. The conference organized by Christ University in association with CIS-A2K will be held from 20 - 22 June 2019 at Christ University in Bengaluru. The event is being co-organized by Wikimedia Foundation and Wikipedia & Education User Group.
Train-the-Trainer 2019 at Vishakhapatnam from May 31, 2019 02:10 AM to Jun 02, 2019 02:05 PM Marriott Hotel, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, by Pavan Santhosh
Train-the-trainer 2019 (TTT 2019), residential training program to groom leadership among the Indian Wikimedia community members, is going to happen in Visakhapatnam during 31 May, 1 and 2 June 2019 at Fairfield by Marriott Hotel at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
Internet Speech: Perspectives on Regulation and Policy Apr 05, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, by Akriti Bopanna
The Centre for Internet & Society and the University of Munich (LMU), Germany are jointly organizing an international symposium at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on April 5, 2019
Manuel Beltrán - Institute of Human Obsolescence - Cartographies of Dispossession Apr 04, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM CIS, first floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
Join us at the Delhi office of CIS on Thursday, April 4, at 5 pm for a talk by Manuel Beltrán, founder of the Institute of Human Obsolescence (IoHO), which explores the future of labour and the changing relationship between humans and machine. Cartographies of Dispossession (CoD), their current project at IoHO, explores the forms of systematic data dispossession that different humans are subject to, and investigates how data becomes both the means of production as much as the means of governance.
What is IFF? A model for digital rights advocacy in India Apr 03, 2019 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore: No. 194, 2nd ‘C’ Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bengaluru, 560071, by Pranav M B

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