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Surveillance: Privacy Vs Security

by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 19, 2013 05:32 AM
The Foundation for Media Professionals is organizing a debate at the India International Centre, New Delhi on August 17, 2013. Shri Kapil Sibal will give the opening speech. Natgrid chief Raghu Raman is one of the debaters. Pranesh Prakash is participating in this event as a panelist.

This was published by the Foundation for Media Professionals on their website. Also read the blog post by Vivian Fernandes and Ninglun Hanghal.

In the backdrop of the recent disclosures by US defense contractor Edward Snowden about the activity of the National Security Agency (NSA) and reports that NSA may have collaborated with India on surveillance program in the country that have raised concerns about privacy and right of citizens, Foundation for Media Professionals (FMP) in partnership with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) invited Pranesh Prakash to a panel discussion on "Surveillance: Privacy vs. Security".

Guest Speaker
Kapil Sibal, Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Govt. of India


  • Pranesh Prakash, Policy Director, Centre for Internet and Society
  • Dr. Usha Ramanathan, Independent Law Researcher
  • Saikat Datta, Resident Editor, DNA
  • Capt. Raghu Raman, National Intelligence Grid (Natgrid)


  • Paranjoy Guha Thakurta
ASPI-CIS Partnership


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