People often ask us why we at the Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) are trying to impart digital literacy or create wi-fi hubs in villages when poor people need food, shelter and clothing.
India’s ‘let’s ban it’ approach to anything that makes it uncomfortable online is a violation of human rights
“Let’s ban it” is India’s approach to everything that makes us uncomfortable.
India ranked last among 88 countries in terms of 4G speed, according to OpenSignal, a mobile analytics company. India was rated lower than countries such as Pakistan, Algeria, Sri Lanka and Kazakshtan
What makes us believe that Right to Privacy will not be restricted at the govt’s whims and fancies?
A few hours after today’s judgment, Union minister for information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad noted, “Even a fundamental right to privacy has limitations.” We are yet to see what these limitations will be.
Colonising a country no longer requires its physical invasion with military strength
Before India simply shuts the door on driverless cars, it needs to see the opportunities it offers
When machines don’t recognise their thumb prints, Aadhaar turns into a device of exclusion