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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 Survey Responses: Security Perceptions of Open Source Software Among Practitioners
November 29, 2021

Most software projects today contain open source components. Some industry estimates put the number at 500+ OSS components per app. Centre for Internet and Society is studying the security impact of the widespread use of these (often under-maintained) projects.

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
FOSSCON India 2019 September 25, 2019
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Internet Governance
Surveillance Enabling Identity Systems in Africa: Tracing the Fingerprints of Aadhaar
Surveillance Enabling Identity Systems in Africa: Tracing the Fingerprints of Aadhaar
August 09, 2022

Biometric identity systems are being introduced around the world with a focus on promoting human development and social and economic inclusion, rather than previous goals of security. As a result, these systems being encouraged in developing countries, particularly in Africa and Asia, sometimes with disastrous consequences.

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
Comments to the draft amendments to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 July 07, 2022
Central Bank Digital Currencies: A solution to India’s financial woes or just a piece of the puzzle? July 04, 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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