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#Recap Telecom companies brace for Cyclone Nisarga in Maharashtra and Gujarat https://t.co/1wFpeOZwv9ZEE5 suspends release of show after religious outrage https://t.co/cATZM2LANP#Recap Four publishers sue Internet Archive for copyright infringement https://t.co/fbFU1RL8ho#Recap MEITY launches schemes worth Rs 50,000 crore to push domestic electronics manufacturing https://t.co/jzqLn02OIN#Recap DPIIT rejects Flipkart’s proposal to enter into food retail biz: Reports https://t.co/no7puuLEWHFor regular updates from MediaNama on telegram, join our channel at https://t.co/jcf1kniuBM https://t.co/tszRunQsjuJio Platforms raises Rs 13,640 crore from Mubadala and Silver Lake https://t.co/ZTONlbyIGbThe Department of Telecommunications has started looking for TRAI chair RS Sharma's replacement, publishing an adve… https://t.co/Iej0ESnR8j#Recap Inaccessible since May 26, WeTransfer has reportedly been blocked on govt orders https://t.co/fM7f2zP3hOTop 10 stories of the week: June 1st to June 7th 2020 https://t.co/U2jv6WPFk8#Recap MakeMyTrip lays off 350 employees, citing biz slowdown https://t.co/K6rBW1pK42#Recap Paytm Mall shifts operations to Bengaluru, appoints new COO https://t.co/mjQWPEBpRA.@MoCA_GoI has issued draft drone rules, & they seem to have set the stage for drone operations such as deliveries… https://t.co/vF2sGmL2SN
Retweeted by MediaNama.com#Recap 7 million BHIM app records, including Aadhaar and UPI handles breached: VpnMentor https://t.co/CzXBmI3Vdn#Recap Netflix censors Vikings in India, blurs nudity and meat https://t.co/56tNsmn2JQ#Recap Mozilla: India’s National Open Digital Ecosystems strategy should avoid “open washing” https://t.co/OkKifXeDsx#Recap Explicit consent, anonymisation of personal data collected for COVID-related activities must: Kerala govt https://t.co/5gjtmqmQYq#Recap UPI transactions at ICICI Bank grow 161% YoY, bank tightens credit card limits: Q4FY20 https://t.co/02Gofw3eOk#Recap DGCA has permitted at least 10 entities to pilot remote drone surveillance, delivery https://t.co/7obWP4gpsZ#Recap 6 Charts on Airtel from Q4-FY20: 14,972 MB data usage per data customer per month https://t.co/tzvbftg9xX#Recap Delhi High Court instructs Telegram to provide information on users sharing e-papers illegally https://t.co/22HxetY7Cf
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.@MoCA_GoI has notified draft rules for drone usage in India, and the rules have set the stage for drone operations… https://t.co/Qzps4W3Rh1For regular updates from MediaNama on telegram, join our channel at https://t.co/jcf1kniuBM https://t.co/wXnJBszC4l
6/5
2020
Just Dial to launch a dedicated B2B website, app https://t.co/o0K3BLGNg9 #RepostSwiggy, Zomato to start alcohol delivery in West Bengal https://t.co/ZKVAS7VrKm #RepostThe coronavirus pandemic is boosting the big tech transformation to warp speed https://t.co/54XBl92dVW #Repost‘Trump’s Executive Order on social media violates First Amendment,’ Washington DC non-profit in lawsuit against Tru… https://t.co/CopjpSvYSUAlthough the COVID-19 lockdown severely affected business, Just Dial will shortly launch a separate website and app… https://t.co/xersgktWJkBoth Swiggy and Zomato will now start alcohol delivery in West Bengal. Swiggy users will need to complete share a p… https://t.co/mZXs6WBMb4The pandemic has pushed many of us into doing even more by digital means, hitting fast-forward on the growth of sur… https://t.co/HKJQ0Ks9fxCorrection: Shivangi Narayan*And that's a wrap! Thanks @divijualsuspect for this discussion. Watch the video here: https://t.co/3PxflMUOB9 Until next time!Judges are not experts. We have to apply the facts to the legal principles so that they understand. Understating he… https://t.co/AgzhEaBBBuIn the J&K 4G restoration case, it came down to the impact of 4G v 2G. @prateekwaghre explained the difference by r… https://t.co/73ppVfwNoN...The petitioner was also not allowed to cross-examine Ajay Bhushan Pandey (then UIDAI head) on his Aadhaar presentation. (2/n)RTIs, parliamentary questions, and expert affidavits are how to communicate the tech and automation to the court. I… https://t.co/GPfhULBltB"With news rooms being gutted, its more and more difficult to justify doing this kind of work." — @gopalsathe"The govt systems is at least open to some public scrutiny. The pvt sector can clam up, and *they do*. It becomes h… https://t.co/bUwreDmqbBJournalist @gopalsathe, formerly with @HuffPostIndia , said that these black boxes affect people around lending and… https://t.co/JFaBT1Q97P....will be a good idea. Eventually he realised that this was not the case. Now the hypothetical fears around Aadha… https://t.co/U352eGNmWEFor regular updates from MediaNama on telegram, join our channel at https://t.co/jcf1kniuBM https://t.co/HaENKMM8uZIt took me another 3 months to figure out the idea behind it. Even bureaucrats did not understand the implications… https://t.co/Dk0CgM6cMoWhile tech may or may not be neutral, there are always intentions behind how its designed and installed. It's impor… https://t.co/4o5dPygln0In Telangana, they assumed that the people who did not have Aadhaar but had Voter ID are dead, ghosts, or are dupli… https://t.co/uDKgPwTPcPEventually, 70 lakh people were deleted from voter rolls. people only found out when they could not vote. Everyone,… https://t.co/gTFreS0cEWAadhaar data was being used to link Voter IDs and delete duplicates, starting in Telangana. The state had all the d… https://t.co/49FGNMxnZnThese systems are illegal, they have no legal backing. And there is no mechanism to challenge this. (3/n)But imagine when is used for penalising people for speeding. People have found that they are penalised when they di… https://t.co/wHzpIvUVWUThe BMTC's transport algorithm tells you when the bus comes, and claims to be accurate. When you do a comparative a… https://t.co/HO1ebLdr0LIt's not as if product teams who develop this do think about this. We feel that our interventions are trying to equ… https://t.co/aFq4ToPEdhIf we *really* speak of AI/ML, the rules have changed, which is why need transparency and accountability. Coding a… https://t.co/9RuG6OJJv2Watch the livestream of the discussion on Algorithmic Accountability here: https://t.co/YLaHP7MsIiAlgorithms should be held accountable, but more than that, we need the entire system that deploys these algorithms… https://t.co/AZRZbjufHOWe need to build state capacity in the interim the Pvt sector is defining a lot of problems. The lines between stat… https://t.co/K8CJonKWwZ.@urvashi_aneja of @tandem_research: There’s a lot of tension where you have local governments with problems of cap… https://t.co/CqFr1EaTd3By the time the project is rolled out, it's already to late to build in accountability into the system. (END) — @VidushiMardaWhen we approached the MC, we were told that the company decides that because it has to serve their bottomline. Thi… https://t.co/v7JJI3P9Md...we realised that there is breakdown of accountability (RTIs), we had to study the institution itself. We studied… https://t.co/QxTldBgR2i.@VidushiMarda: During my and Shivangi's paper on Delhi police, we learnt that you cannot study a system that is no… https://t.co/Ap9nN36nXxWe don't recognise that we're creating an unforgiving and irreversible system, not subject to appeal or human compa… https://t.co/fo8dzpcGps...When you give away to algorithms, we are oblivious to the ethics of the participants. We are writing away the di… https://t.co/xoykgnUf5I...It's important to recognise that the reality of relationships with migrants have failed. Those who govern us hav… https://t.co/0ZtOVpzyL3Current decisions the driven by businesses rather than the people choosing to make the decision to help each other.… https://t.co/HB5gNTaYOhIf those who are governing the relationships do not share the consequences equally, you are laying ground for creat… https://t.co/m0PIV6ktxIQ. What is the govt thinking when it tries to implement automated or data-based systems? Dr Anupam Sarafh has wor… https://t.co/FXjtu7EPzFThe non-personal data framework is badly framed right now. Some kind of NPD is required for the govt to carry out s… https://t.co/I1mSOt0fBUPublic education is considered a state responsibility. We need to save some of these spaces for the public sector,… https://t.co/6ECO16h6I3I define "digital" as data-based decision making. Is there a need for a digital state? If not, it means that the st… https://t.co/Vsb8Zvr2XJGovt has been enthusiastic to use AI in ed-tech. — Defence. — Agriculture: Karnataka has partnered with Microsoft… https://t.co/FU7NYbrzHGWe mapped several sectors where govt is trying to use AI. The first, law enforcement, is covered by @VidushiMarda a… https://t.co/GRX6dglQmdImplementation and use of AI varies across states. Second, the private sector is involved in all govt projects arou… https://t.co/GBqIttohJ6WATCH NOW: Alok Prasanna Kumar is speaking on algorithmic accountability in India in a discussion organised by… https://t.co/gj79xcpMXj
Retweeted by MediaNama.com.@divijualsuspect said today's discussion is on what algorithms imply for our lives and for our democracy.We will be live-tweeting the roundtable on Algorithmic Accountability in India, hosted by Divij Joshi… https://t.co/8Grm5l9rSnArguing that President Donald Trump’s Executive Order on Preventing Online Censorship violates the First Amendment… https://t.co/SqYuB03CbmWhatsApp questions the suitability of petitioner who filed a PIL against WhatsApp Pay https://t.co/IO3Q5TIxrk #RepostFacebook’s new tool allows users to delete or archive old posts in bulk https://t.co/Y10u2wHhhJ #Repost(3/3) Here’s a reading list curated by Divij @divijualsuspect for context on the discussion. https://t.co/ya5euQnDNR
Retweeted by MediaNama.com(2/3) Divij @divijualsuspect has put together a stellar lineup of speakers including lawyers, journalists, RTI acti… https://t.co/GVRTNTy3QR
Retweeted by MediaNama.com(1/3) The online roundtable on Algorithmic Accountability in India, hosted by Divij Joshi @divijualsuspect, is happ… https://t.co/EURqni5gS2
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6/4
2020
Zoom end-to-end encryption only for business, enterprise customers; company to shore up its own data centre capacit… https://t.co/B3ix6qxT2liSpirt demos a key part of Health Stack — the health data consent manager https://t.co/ThpZv9YPza #RepostRead it here first: In an affidavit filed in the SC last night, WhatsApp has questioned the credentials and suitabi… https://t.co/Dn1fg9v1pJIn net neutrality violation, HBO Max to be zero rated on AT&T in the US: Report https://t.co/2QuvDcJvR8 #RepostDrones surveilling Amritsar could detect distance between humans and send GPS coordinates of lockdown violators to… https://t.co/0S5Y3r1lEiFacebook’s new tool allows users to delete or archive old posts in bulk https://t.co/Y10u2wYS9h.@zoom_us' top priority going forward is to provide uninterrupted service and focus on privacy/security issues, CEO… https://t.co/7ITBZQ2K6DiSpirt demos a key part of Health Stack — the health data consent manager. Some questions. https://t.co/ThpZv9YPzaIn net neutrality violation, HBO Max to be zero rated on AT&T in the US: Report https://t.co/2QuvDcJvR8For regular updates from MediaNama on telegram, join our channel at https://t.co/jcf1kniuBM https://t.co/gRHB07cHj2In today's excerpt, MP Amar Patnaik (@Amar4Odisha) asks why the non-personal data clause even exists in a *personal… https://t.co/9a7rVdN6pDDrones surveilling Amritsar could detect distance between two humans and send GPS coordinates of lockdown violators… https://t.co/Snma4QJabcDivij @divijualsuspect is hosting an online discussion on strategies for participatory governance, transparency & a… https://t.co/NKMqwrZB1X
6/3
2020
Lt Gen. (Dr) Rajesh Pant on India’s National Cyber Security Strategy, Indo-US cooperation, end-to-end encryption an… https://t.co/9wxrwfDuTCTelecom companies brace for Cyclone Nisarga in Maharashtra and Gujarat https://t.co/1wFpeOZwv9 #RepostFour publishers sue Internet Archive for copyright infringement https://t.co/fbFU1RL8ho #RepostMEITY launches schemes worth Rs 50,000 crore to push domestic electronics manufacturing https://t.co/jzqLn02OIN #RepostDPIIT rejects Flipkart’s proposal to enter into food retail biz: Reports https://t.co/no7puuLEWH #RepostInaccessible since May 26, WeTransfer has reportedly been blocked on govt orders https://t.co/fM7f2zP3hO #RepostMakeMyTrip lays off 350 employees, citing biz slowdown https://t.co/K6rBW1HkVA #Repost
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