Tag: Technology

The Laws of the Land of Social Media

While the 2021 IT Rules attempt to regulate the harms of social media, they will also place disproportionate regulatory power in the government's hands.

The 2021 IT Rules: Do They Bark Or Do They Bite?

The IT Rules, 2021 may also impact the free flow of marginalised voices that non-profit organisations strive to promote online.

How Do the Information Technology Rules, 2021 Impact Non-Profit Organisations?

The 2021 IT Rules will affect non-profits publishing and curating information online.

Where the Mainstream Media Could Not Reach: How Local Information Travelled...

Community media filled the gaps left by the Indian mainstream media while documenting local issues and responses to COVID-19.

Bringing Indian MSMEs into the 21st Century through Digital Payments

A development-oriented approach can bring small Indian businesses into the Digital Century.

Technically Speaking, How Important is the PDP Bill for India? with...

Hosted by Sourya Reddy  Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal The Personal Data Protection Bill (PDP), 2019, was tabled in the Parliament in the winter session of 2019....

From Moodle to Canvas: Red Flags in India’s Learning Management Systems

In a recent incident at Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), students complained of harassment by proctors after their exams were conducted online...

Technically Speaking, Why is Encryption a Big Deal for the Government?

Hosted by Sourya Reddy Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal Encryption has been the talk of the tech world for the better part of 5 years now. While...

Isn’t State-led Censoring of Content on OTT Platforms Rather Over the...

Tandav—a Hindi language political thriller starring Saif Ali Khan available on Amazon’s “Prime Video'' Over-The-Top streaming service (OTT)—has been the centre of public controversy....

How Can We Hold the State Accountable for its Technology Adoption?...

How can a nation’s citizenry, civil society and research bodies come together to hold the State accountable in order to ensure that these technologies are being adopted in a fair, robust and transparent manner without being misused? Srinivas Kodali—an independent researcher—tells us his thoughts.