Anita Gurumurthy

2024

IT for Change’s Anita Gurumurthy and Nandini Chami contributed a chapter to the book, Global Communication Governance at the Crossroads. The book engages in debates and discussions focused on the current trends and challenges of communication governance, in addition to analyzing relevant actors and technologies shaping policies in the field. …

2024

Accelerating Bharat's Digital Agenda is about addressing two critical divides -- the digital divide in meaningful access, and the development divide in the data paradigm

1. The access divides

2024

Anita Gurumurthy from IT for Change participated in CSTD's first open consultation titled 'WSIS at 20: Successes, failures and future expectations' which was organised in the Internet Governance Forum in Kyoto, Japan on 10 October 2023.

The General Assembly adopted the A/70/125 resolution on 16th December 2015, emphasizing the need for a…

2023

Anita Gurumurthy and Deepti Bharthur responded to a call for papers on Global AI Governance by UN Tech Envoy’s office for the first meeting of the Multistakeholder Advisory Body on AI in September 2023.

This paper builds on some key threads from a roundtable on ‘Reframing AI governance through a political economy lens’, convened in June…

2023

In an interview with Anita Gurumurthy and Nandini Chami of IT for Change, Sally Burch (ALAI) explores the concept of “digital intelligence” as a broader conception of AI that takes into account the interaction between human and digital systems. This interview was originally published in Spanish by the digital magazine,…

2023

IT for Change submitted an input to the UN Human Rights B-Tech project in response to its call for inputs on gender, digital tech, and the role of business, using the lens of the United Nations Guiding Principles of Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) applied from a gender perspective. In our submission, firstly, we highlighted the important to…

2023

Tech titans are fostering new forms of digital colonialism, both within wealthy countries and on the global stage. But it’s not too late to build a digital economy that works for everyone.

The digital economy is not working.

Democracy, freedom, and prosperity were the original promises of the internet. The world wide web was a…

2023

IT for Change participated in the call for inputs by the UN Special Rapporteur, in order to inform the report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism on online hate speech to 78th session of the General Assembly.

IT for Change's submission highlights how gender intersects with, compounds, and reinforces discrimination…

2023

Generative AI. Big Data. Algorithmic Management. Robotics. Technologies currently being developed and deployed will change the very nature and quality of work for countless people. To explore the risks of tech innovation that fails to serve labor and envision what is needed to build a better, more worker-centered digital economy, Stanford…

2023

In April 2023, the Indian Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology introduced Amendments to The Aadhaar Authentication for Good Governance (Social Welfare, Innovation, Knowledge) Rules, 2020, and opened the same for public consultation. The Amendment allows non-state actors to provide Aadhaar-enabled authentication services. This was…