Thursday, August 16, 2018
Internet Governance

Internet Governance

What’s up with the Encryption?

Last week Supreme Court dismissed a public interest litigation seeking to ban messaging applications like WhatsApp that use end to end encryption to secure...

How to fix open data sharing policy of the government

It was during the formulation of the 10th five-year plan in 2002 that the government announced its resolve to be S.M.A.R.T. (Simple, Moral, Accountable,...

Store in India: Making India the Data Hub of the World

There are valuable lessons to draw from best practices worldwide when it comes to leveraging India’s potential as the Data hub of Asia initially...

The state of data infrastructure in India

By Ranjeet Rane, Contributing Editor, The Dialogue By the end of 2016, India will have 400 million internet users. This number took a decade to...

Can the digital economy deliver on its promise?

The proposition that the digital economy is going to deliver development, prosperity and growth has become almost conventional wisdom among policy makers, economists, and...

Wi-Fi Available Here!

TRAI’s consultation paper on public Wi-Fi explores options for growth of cheaper and faster broadband access The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has come...

Open health data in India: Finally a reality?

A major challenge faced in tracking progress across health and nutrition sectors is the unavailability of timely and quality data. In light of the...

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Analysis of Facebook’s Government Request Report for 2015 H2.  Facebook recently released its Government Request Report for second half of 2015 (July – December). This...

A Case for a Universal Collaboration System for the Government

The corner stone of the Digital India program is to make Government services more easily accessible to the ordinary citizens. The objective is to...

Should surge pricing be regulated?

On 18th April 2016, the Delhi government banned the use of surge pricing by app-based cab services. At the moment there is a dearth...

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