How Do You Imagine A Feminist Internet?: In August 2016, APC along with some activists and feminists which also included Feminism in India revised and released the 17 Feminist Principles of the Internet. Often I have been asked “Why do we need Feminist Principles to run the Internet when women and queer individuals already have…
Corridors of power insensitive to RTI queries: Hyderabad: It appears that the Telangana Secretariat does not care a hoot for the Right to Information Act. Even eleven years after the Central enactment came into vogue, the PIOs (Public Information Officers) of almost all the departments in the Secretariat, which is ruled by All India Services officers, choose…
UNHRC: Denying an Individual Access to Internet is a Violation of Basic Human Rights: In the 21st Century, a new divide between the poor and the rich is emerging, one that is threatening the basic tenants of freedom and development. The reach of the internet is simultaneously fast and secure,
10 Media Cases That Show Online Harassment Is Not An Isolated Issue: Social media is a double-edged sword. If it gives you a space to express yourself, it also creates space for people to respond violently to your thoughts. If it gives you anonymity, it also gives abusers anonymity.
Transgender women in India face bias despite laws, says activist: MUMBAI, Dec 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Transgender women in India face persistent bias that denies them education and jobs despite India having progressive laws for transgender people, according to a leading activist.
Congress hacking and some thoughts on publishing of emails online: Yesterday and the day before, twitter accounts of the Indian National Congress were (allegedly) hacked: first the twitter handle of its VP Rahul Gandhi, then the political party’s own twitter handle, and finally, the twitter handle of another member, Rachit Seth.
Online security, statistical findings and India going digital. But how safe are we really?: SHILLONG: Congress on Thursday raised the issue of digital and cyber security after the Twitter handles of the party and Vice President Rahul Gandhi were hacked. “Every right-thinking Indian is shocked by such despotic and vulgar attempts,
The BJP’s head of information technology just issued a warning to every journalist in the country: Amit Malviya is a name that most readers, political junkies aside, are unlikely to be familiar with. But the banker-turned-political worker is one of the most influential figures in our public discourse. As the Bharatiya Janata Party’s national head…
TRAI head says consultation paper on net neutrality likely by Dec 15: New Delhi : The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is likely to come out with a consultation paper on net neutrality by Dec 15, Chairman R.S. Sharma said on Thursday.
Now, g-governance ushers in new information regime via GIS portal: The Karnataka Geographic Information System or K-GIS portal was launched by IT Minister Priyank Kharge and the department’s Principal Secretary V Manjula.