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What Free Basics Did Not Intend To Do

Parminder Jeet Singh
Media Articles

Following Face book’s aggressive campaign to gain public support for Free Basics, Parminder Jeet Singh, in this article, "What Free Basics Did Not Intend To Do" argues how while the campaign...

 

ITfC's submissions to the TRAI consultation paper - 2016

Parminder Jeet Singh
Advocacy Statements

The Telecom Regulating Authority of India (TRAI) released a consultation paper to gauge public sentiment over differential pricing of data services. The paper evoked intense reactions in the media especially on Facebook's 'Free Basics' initiative with Reliance, which was widely publicised. You...

 

So what could be wrong with free Internet?

Parminder Jeet Singh
Media Articles

In the light of the growing media focus on Facebook's 'Free Basics' and the overwhelming response to the TRAI consultation paper on differential pricing, Parminder Jeet Singh argued how differntial pricing will invert the basic egalitarian design of the Internet with very harful consequences to...

 

Workshop on 'Regulating the Internet in public interest - Net neutrality and other issues'

IT for Change
Workshop Outputs

A workshop on 'Regulating the Internet in public interest - Net neutrality and other issues' was organised by IT for Change at the India Islamic Cultural Centre, New Delhi on May 2, 2015. The aim of the workshop was to engage with progressive actors on the key policy area of net neutrality....

 

What are people's rights in the digital world ?- Moving towards a digital social contract

IT for Change
Workshop Outputs

IT for Change, supported by Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the World Wide Web Foundation (WWW), organised a workshop on ‘What are people’s rights in the Digital World? - Moving towards a digital social contract’ (4th-5th December, Bengaluru). The aim of this workshop was to...

 

IT for Change at Comparative Education Society of India (CESI) Conference 2015

Gurumurthy Kasinathan
Presentations

Gurumurthy Kasinathan, representing IT for Change, presented a paper titled 'Domination and emancipation: A framework for assessing ICT and Education programs' at the CESI Conference, on 14th December, 2015. The theme of the conference was 'Education: Domination, Emancipation and Dignity'. The...

 

Reflections on the Digital Rights Workshop

Tanuka Mukherjee
Blog

‘Do we have rights with respect to digital space? If yes, what are they?’ - this question set the tone for our workshop on ‘What are People’s Rights in the Digital World? - Moving Towards a Digital Contract’. In addition to digital rights activists, participants in...

 

The Internet as a game changer for marginalised women – going back to the 'Real Basics'

Anita Gurumurthy and Nandini Chami
Blog

In 2015, WWW Foundation in partnership with Sida conducted a 10-country research study across Asia, Africa and Latin America to explore the potential of the Internet for the empowerment of urban poor women. IT for Change was the country partner for the...

 

IT for Change at the Write-shop on Participatory Planning for Gram Panchayat Development Plan

IT for Change
Presentations

IT for Change was invited to provide inputs on leveraging the digital opportunity for participatory planning, at the Write-shop for state governments, on Participatory Planning for Gram Panchayat Development Plan, organised by the Ministry of Panchayati...

 

Participation in the ITU Plenipotentiary meeting in Busan, South Korea, as a civil society participant of the Indian delegation - A short report

Parminder Jeet Singh,
Workshop Outputs

This is a report on the event by Parminder Jeet Singh who attended as a civil society member of the official delegation of India

Publications

  • ITfC Annual report- 2009-10
  • Locating gender
  • ISS2
  • Gender Equality through ICT
  • Political economy of IS
  • MahitiManthana
  • Notes from the Field