Tag: Technology

Reporting on Tech and Society in India: The Perils and Potentials...

Hosted by Megha Bahree Edited by Manasi Nene  In January 2022, The Wire’s series of articles on the mysterious Tek Fog app sparked a number of...

The Dark Side of Google’s News Aggregation: A Look at CCI...

The Competition Commission of India is of the opinion that Google has been abusing its dominant position as a news aggregator. How do we ensure that news publishers do not receive the short end of the stick?

Bengaluru’s Tech Parks Need to Stay Open For Its Micro-Economies to...

The COVID-19 induced lockdowns severely impacted Tech Parks in Bengaluru and the hundreds of businesses that depend on these parks to survive. What exactly are these impacts, and how have these micro-economies suffered over the last couple of years?

India’s Space Aspirations, Uncovered: Part I

India's growing space sector has a crucial role to play in the country's development. Here's how.

The Case Against Internet Shutdowns — Episode 3 of The Impact

Why does the government shut down internet services? Why do these shutdowns seem more likely to happen in specific parts of the country? What do they have to do with maintaining 'security'?

How To Tell If Online Voting Systems Are Good For Democracy

Before implementing online voting systems, voters, researchers, and journalists reporting on elections need a framework to assess their feasibility.

What Do Web3 Developers Have To Say on India’s Ambiguous Cryptocurrency...

Indian web3 developers can do much for India’s cryptocurrency ecosystem, provided they are in an enabling environment.

How the Economic Costs of Surveillance Impact India Inc.

With India yet to pass a citizen-centric data protection law, could this cost our trade ties with privacy-centric economies?

Internet, Show Me No More Blues: Towards a Feminist Internet

What does a feminist Internet look like and what might it entail in the Indian context? Would the Indian woman be the primary beneficiary of a feminist Internet? If yes, which Indian women benefit from it?

Can India’s 2023 G20 Presidency Stitch Together A Fragmented Global Digital...

India is set to assume the G20 Presidency in 2023: it can use this position to balance national interests and promote global trust and capacity building.