Thursday, March 23, 2017
Internet Governance

Internet Governance

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...

Is India getting ready for smart living via IoT?

Last year in September when a couple of hackers wirelessly controlled a Cherokee Jeep, they demonstrated how the ‘connected’ world we live in today...

Either share or delete

In early 2014 when messaging application WhatsApp was taken over by social networking giant Facebook, the question was not if WhatsApp will share user...

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...

The rising war against virtual terrorism

Last week of August one of the largest microblogging site, Twitter Inc, issued a statement of suspending about 360,000 Twitter profiles for ‘promotion of...

Pursuing coercive cyber measures against Pakistan

Likely to be among the options weighed by India’s National Security Adviser in response to Pakistan’s alleged complicity in the Uri terrorist attack is...

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...

ICT and perception of a city

In the last two decades Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has modified all the three aspects of a city- economic, social and political. The...

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,...

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...