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2017

Aadhaar Act: The digital rights of Indians are at the mercy of an act that is incomplete

Amrita Vasudevan and Anita Gurumurthy May 2017
Tags: Governance
This is an article about the Aadhar Act and how to poses a risk to citizens' right to privacy in India.

IT for Change along with Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), Digital Empowerment Foundation, Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan and the National Campaign for People’s Right to Information (NCPRI) organized a workshop on "Democratic Accountability in the Digital Age", between November...

Developing Countries in the Emerging Global Digital Order

Parminder Jeet Singh February 2017
Tags: Internet governance

This article was developed as a background paper for a presentation to delegates from developing countries at the South Centre, Geneva, in February 2017. It presents the...

IT for Change made a submission, in response to the Call for Inputs from the Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on ways to bridge the gender digital divide from a Human Rights perspective. The submission detailed IT for Change's position on adopting a...

The Gendered Digital in the Network Society

ITfC February 2017
Tags: Gender

IT for Change and Azim Premji University (APU) organized a course titled, The Gendered Digital in the Network Society, on 3rd and 4th February 2017, which was supported by the Genderlogues program...

IT for Change submitted comments to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on the Consultation Paper on Net Neutrality. We urge the development of "Core Principles of Net...

This article examines the new concerns for privacy emerging in the age of data-based governance, using the UID/Aadhaar scheme in India as a case in...

IT for Change is spearheading a multi-country research study on ICT mediated citizen engagement and its impact on governance structures and processes. With support from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), and the Making All Voices Count (MAVC) consortium, IT for...