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CIS Cybersecurity Series (Part 15) – Malavika Jayaram

Posted by Purba Sarkar at Jul 07, 2014 01:34 PM |
CIS interviews Malavika Jayaram, lawyer and researcher, as part of the Cybersecurity Series.
"So, civil society has a very interesting role in the whole internet governance debate because on one hand, they are the other ones are sort of pushing the agenda, and disseminating information and creating a public discourse around the shrinkage of the private sphere and free speech, but at the same time they, they are also the one most impacted by it. So the message that they are trying to get out is often the one that governments seek to filter at the first place. And they are most at harm.”
Centre for Internet and Society presents its fifteenth installment of the CIS Cybersecurity Series. 
The CIS Cybersecurity Series seeks to address hotly debated aspects of cybersecurity and hopes to encourage wider public discourse around the topic. 
Malavika works in the areas of privacy, identity, free expression and internet policy in India. She is a fellow at the Centre for Internet and Society in Bangalore, India and follows legislative and policy developments in the privacy and internet governance domains. She is also a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. 
This work was carried out as part of the Cyber Stewards Network with aid of a grant from the International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada.