Publications

In this background paper, IT for Change maps the key issues/concerns for the rights and inclusion agenda, stemming from pervasive platformization. Scoping the platform economy…

The idea of substantive equality needs rethinking digital forces create new ruptures in social relations and institutions.
Read more on this in Anita Gurumurthy and…

By allowing content providers to subsidize access to their sites, using the logic of Internet exceptionalism, India’s telecom provider is weakening its previous stance on net…

The Internet has now become an enabler of rights and an essential precondition for full participation in the information society. However, issues of corporate and state…

The ubiquity and pervasiveness of data based decision making in a neo-liberal society has converted even acts of love and care into a site of capitalist expropriation. How can…

In this article for the Deccan Herald, Gurumurthy Kasinathan expresses concern over the increasing trend of government schools being "adopted" by CSR initiatives. Under the guise of introducing ‘…

Parminder Jeet Singh discusses how the digital has triggered a transformation where digital companies are taking over traditional sectors and established a monopoly in those…

The US and dominant global Internet companies fear regulation because it will adversely affect their control over the communication realm. Read Parminder Jeet Singh's take in…

The bidding model adopted by ICANN in the allocation of generic top level domain names is creating monopolies and privatizing the knowledge commons, observes Parminder Jeet…

In this piece for the Hindu, Parminder Jeet Singh discusses the significance of India’s proposal for the formation of a UN Commitee for Internet-Related Policies (CIRP) in…