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Tamil Nadu govt makes a U-turn on Facebook transfer petition, asks for decryption https://t.co/lZMewFZuEV https://t.co/UHgc1TQ8RQGovernment appoints panel to resolve MEITY’s and NITI Aayog’s conflicts over AI: Report https://t.co/42AaFwYAdF #RepostFacebook announces steps to protect US 2020 elections; no mention of fact-checking political ads https://t.co/ywDbMEXjE8 #RepostTamil Nadu to set up cyber stations and labs to fight cyber crimes https://t.co/GBDFCsrf4N #Repost @tarundua81 @nixxin You should have been here :)Tanya (@ikigailaw): We focused a lot on amendments to IL rules and we shouldn't forgot that we have problems with I… https://t.co/0FxYy7GcLO @desisatoshi recommends all of us check out Algor rules, and algorithm watch. @FNFSouthAsia #NAMA #SafeHarbour @Shehla_Rashid I look at local Incorporation from the perspective of being a woman who would want to take down cert… https://t.co/OzPN0GJVBJJob: Fellowship at inSIG https://t.co/jl41j90Frg.@nixxin: Any alternative? @Prasanto: This is really about jurisdictions. You have to look at bilateral agreement… https://t.co/jcmISQoAdE.@nixxin: If local incorporation niot met, what will govt do? @prasanto: Govt will send letter to Google for inst… https://t.co/h7OAZDqFFQAutomated filters being mandated under the law is a reality now - Shashank (@SFLCin) #NAMA #SafeHarbour A transpar… https://t.co/P31U6hj80QUdbhav (@Mozilla): lt is technically impossible to have a classification of intermediary without amending the IT Ac… https://t.co/v9cVjoKo0pJob: Manager-Policy at IAMAI https://t.co/Ls40G9M7AGJob: Research Fellow at The Dialogue https://t.co/9isqwizgYL @sarvjeetmoond: We already have different free speech standards. But how will different intermediaries deal with it… https://t.co/6EvCn62jtjAdnan Ansari: Facebook's content moderation team is bigger than Instagram's engineer headcount. Only larger compani… https://t.co/sGw3EfhtL6Sneha (@SaikrishnaIp): Intermediaries are also providing different services, content is also different in nature...… https://t.co/HU52RQ55ZcUdbhav (@mozilla): Sec 230 was added to the CDA in the US so that platforms take responsibility of their content an… https://t.co/D0dyvBRWvpTanya (@ikigailaw): ECJ verdict on Facebook - If some content is ordered to be taken down, it just shouldn't be tak… https://t.co/zO9v222xoaUnidentified Speaker: (Referring to the ECJ judgement on Facebook) - Are we looking at taking down equivalent conte… https://t.co/j5ShEKsHbF.@nixxin: Can AI address issues of national integrity? Dipit (@inshorts): Not at all @nixxin: What about pornogr… https://t.co/CI7bZjSKI6Dipit (@inshorts): AI just doesn't work on algorithm. It also depends on the quantum of data that's available...tha… https://t.co/Ynn9lRvcBX @nixxin @digitaldutta Suvarna (@SaikrishnaIP): Games like the Blue Whale challenge should definitely be taken down. #NAMA #SafeHarbour.@nixxin: What kind of content should be appropriated to be taken down? @digitaldutta: We shouldnt decide that. P… https://t.co/zlzbvgK9H9Sachin (@facebook) under CDA 230 - an intermediary is deemed not to have knowledge because of free speech protecti… https://t.co/ftzzpijYja @Shehla_Rashid : ...Insta twitter fb repeatedly classified that pic as sensitive. how do you decide if a content is… https://t.co/7dwkFpylg8 @Shehla_Rashid : a teenager in Kashmir died because of a pellet injury and the govt said he hasn't died because of… https://t.co/z3jFEShJqoTanya @ikigailaw: you have outsourced your responsibility to a vendor, but you're still liable. #NAMA #SafeHarbourDipit @inshorts: What if a company outsources content moderation to a third party company... and the third party be… https://t.co/dIO2JXbLjr.@nixxin: Is the liability going to be applicable just because something was posted on a platform? Tanya (… https://t.co/2DeDMuYa6Y @nixxin: But how do you then enable suppression of harmful speech while enabling free speech? @sarvjeetmoond: Sec… https://t.co/RX20Vit2XCAprajita (@ikigailaw): What the govt is saying is that you’re a dummy pipe, so you can take safe harbour, but then… https://t.co/KSn6NTdOQKIf you think you're missing out on our discussion on Intermediary Liability, don't worry! Follow the discussion on… https://t.co/zN6lGW9EJC.@nixxin: How far has AI evolved? Is it possible from a tech perspective to have AI that can take down content with… https://t.co/1zIDwQAGot.@nixxin: What kind of content can intermediaries take down proactively? Deepit (@inshorts): what is the process s… https://t.co/BEKk9CXTpu.@nixxin: Most cybercafes remained shut during Republic day, Independence day etc to avoid harassment. #NAMA #SafeHarbourUndentified speaker: If you look at cybercafes, they really don’t have expert knowledge to pushback against law enf… https://t.co/u9Uh0cJa7kAnjali (@VodafoneIN) : Request should come from DoT or courts. Also, we can’t go beyond what our systems allow.… https://t.co/TBWMs4mqoi @mozilla @nixxin Udbhav (@Mozilla): Best case scenario: does not affect the technical design of the system. Using l… https://t.co/6CNYZkBiZpTraceability of crime suspects has become intelligence driven and not interrogation driven. This allows higher cont… https://t.co/GdU3UUy3RE
Retweeted by MediaNama.comUdbhav Tiwari: @mozilla Mozilla has Sync which syncs PW bookmarks etc. But it doesn't store data on any server. But… https://t.co/6Dd1glSKQl @nixxin: What's an acceptable request? Mehul: Asking details and identity. @nixxin: Phone call fine? legal noti… https://t.co/sURC1QLSkFAnu (@thewire_in): Journalists are also intermediaries. When I have a source, my conversation with that source migh… https://t.co/Nyp1eoAZXHSaikat (@asiatimesonline) confession infront of police isn't admissible in court. But I've gone through hundreds of… https://t.co/umLDcQMWwlPrasanna: When something is in connection to an offence, the you have your sec 91 etc. But when we ask intermediari… https://t.co/TImAipr0WAThere is need of oversight committee to ensure that the requests received for traceability are absolutely necessary… https://t.co/e8Y9fcgZai
Retweeted by MediaNama.com @Shehla_Rashid: Sudha Bhardwaj case; when they come to somebody's house to raid, all electronic equipment is taken.… https://t.co/9yVgLHQlIb @Shehla_Rashid: #NAMA #SafeHarbour Anonymity is really a question of degree in India. There's no protection. If the… https://t.co/R5QSWwcP1fOn Anonymity Saikat @asiatimesonline I'm in court where the judges are asking us to reveal our sources.… https://t.co/C19dnfPPMMAbhishek (@TMTLawPractice1) The reason why we need accountability is because in US you have fruit of a poisonous tr… https://t.co/763lDlZW1oAbhishek (@TMTLawPractice1) Till a time there is accountability standards, no amount of judicial oversight will hel… https://t.co/4CNYIDb8CIDeepak Joshi: Difference between tracing out originator and asking for data. Anything I have published on intermedi… https://t.co/2izZAna0csSmiriti (@nipfp_org_in): In what capacity will DoT or MEITY step in? What's there role in the legal framework? No… https://t.co/JSND3nqGGUSaavni (@SaikrishnaIP): There is still scope of interpretation of IL rules that there is a need for a court order.… https://t.co/k9cI0koS47 @nixxin Suhaan: You would require amendment of IT Act for this to happen (Probable cause). These can't just be rule… https://t.co/DbPr3QzIH2 @nixxin: What kind of procedural safeguards should we have for traceability? Suhaan: You need institutional and de… https://t.co/TDNRah6sY7Shashank (@SFLCin): Puttaswamy 2, in cases of Aadhar, there needs to be judicial review. To infringe on fundamental… https://t.co/HJiTgdxAHm @sarvjeetmoond : The govt has to define what traceability is. @nixxin: I guess, traceability will remain as vague… https://t.co/SqcAMAkuUf @sarvjeetmoond: We don;t event know what national security means. It is not based on Constitutional grounds. #NAMA #SafeHarbourPrasanna: On if traceability is the least restrictive means available, it has to come from the state...where is the… https://t.co/qdx0YX8xhL...@sarvjeetmoond: and if it fails on them, it won't be reasonable. 2. Whether there's rational commitment. 3. Whet… https://t.co/m5mc9Fj2k3 @nixxin: how does traceability measure against the proportionality test of Puttaswamy judgement? @sarvjeetmoond: T… https://t.co/G8p8ayAVolAmazed at the full house at the @CCGNLUD @medianama Roundtable on Intermediary Liability supported by @FNFSouthAsiahttps://t.co/Wm2BSfTRH5
Retweeted by MediaNama.comUnidentified speaker: ISP is the first point of contact for law enforcement because they can see the IP address. We… https://t.co/SBnGe1mnA3Sameeran: The first point of contact would be the registrar. #NAMA #SafeHarbourSuvarnsa (@saikrishnaIP): We advice is that you be honest with law enforcement and ask for a written order. As an i… https://t.co/e7iwV95OUlVenkatesh (@BSANews): In Andhra Pradesh, police approached a cloud service provider requesting informqation, and th… https://t.co/H3diZhCyAmTanya (@ikigai): Notices have been received seeking information on certain users...but you can only give data of a… https://t.co/Phs1uJQ2Z9Tanya (@ikigailaw): You go after the intermediary for information on the user. That is problematic because they hav… https://t.co/aEM4j09FytVenkatesh (@BSANews): We cloud service providers don't have access to certain data under the current draft. It's te… https://t.co/2gC8bLWTHe.@nixxin: Let's imagine when traceability norms are inytroduced. What will happen to social media cos, cloud servic… https://t.co/gI2xmAkfMv.@nixxin kicks off the discussion on Intermediary Liability: The Way Forward. In case you couldn't make it to the v… https://t.co/xbwxJIb00fPeople have started checking in at our discussion on Intermediary Liability: The Way Forward at India Habitat Centr… https://t.co/r52x0wrqk2Don't forget to pick up a book while you collect your name tags! We shall be starting soon with our discussion on I… https://t.co/VpYh1VpxH9This should be a fascinating discussion, especially after the interesting updates at the Supreme Court yesterday re… https://t.co/Mq2Pqkwb8O
Retweeted by MediaNama.comGovernment appoints panel to resolve MEITY’s and NITI Aayog’s conflicts over AI: Report https://t.co/RFQtjUVFU2 https://t.co/6vHCclbNU0We are all geared up to begin our discussion on Intermediary Liability: The Way Forward! If you have any questions… https://t.co/3TQ9sw6rgzFacebook’s announces steps to protect US 2020 elections; no mention of fact-checking political ads… https://t.co/ahVWUo4IQZTamil Nadu to set up cyber stations and labs to fight cyber crimes https://t.co/tyoA3oCNgC https://t.co/3Yfx2lL07Z#SocialMedia Giants Vs Government | If you're going to demand decryption of these messages then you are going to fo… https://t.co/G4hztXDiKq
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10/23
2019
Parliament’s Winter Session to be held from Nov 18 to Dec 13: Report https://t.co/3VEEkA3TBg #Repost‘Fingerprint is not a big issue’: Hyderabad police on collecting biometrics of ‘suspects’ https://t.co/eia5ZYUb0w #RepostRead full article by @imsoumyarendra of @medianama on this here: https://t.co/nnRkXvuA95
Retweeted by MediaNama.comSupreme Court transfers all Aadhaar-social media cases to apex court; hears arguments on encryption https://t.co/AuwfcTuIje #RepostSmartphone brands assure same prices and discounts on offline and online stores: Report https://t.co/hTiyRoFJk6 #RepostGovt spars with Facebook & WhatsApp at the Supreme Court over encryption. @AshmitTejKumar & @MugdhaCNBCTV18 discuss… https://t.co/D1XuJ9RrOc
Retweeted by MediaNama.comSo, I talked to the ACP and DCP of Falaknuma Police station after learning that they have been asking 'suspects' fo… https://t.co/chk7NNYr1y
Retweeted by MediaNama.comParliament’s Winter Session to be held from Nov 18 to Dec 13: Report https://t.co/ejYnZRMi4w https://t.co/QCCwSCwclJ‘Fingerprint is not a big issue’: Hyderabad police on collecting biometrics of ‘suspects’ https://t.co/ASZixDPxAg https://t.co/QGtk8ap86RSupreme Court transfers all Aadhaar-social media cases to apex court; hears arguments on encryption… https://t.co/rIocufeCKgSmartphone brands assure same prices and discounts on offline and online stores https://t.co/SJqO2u7eeZ https://t.co/QGEC6cgUxm @Aditi_muses @GoI_MeitY @medianama The case will be listed before an appropriate bench after the SC is submitted al… https://t.co/QBmOCmXO4e
Retweeted by MediaNama.com#FacebookTransferPetition: case has been transferred to Supreme Court. Next hearing in last week of January after… https://t.co/t6eX8tr67q
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10/22
2019
Intermediary Guidelines to be notified by Jan 15, 2020, MeitY tells Supreme Court https://t.co/R1i4l2HWZK #RepostDPIIT asks Amazon and Flipkart to disclose top 5 sellers, business model: Report https://t.co/On4lyyDBCF #RepostDPIIT seeks I&B Ministry’s views on FDI in digital media: Report https://t.co/1NGUEnGt9C #RepostMIB to issue list of prohibited content to OTT platforms: Report https://t.co/bBR2q9COV7 #RepostVietnam plans to narrow data localisation requirements under its cybersecurity law https://t.co/Vmghz8a4FS #RepostUse of facial recognition tech banned in Berkeley https://t.co/RgXp0AgdOd #Repost
10/21
2019

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