CIVIL SOCIETY, INDUSTRY AND GOVERNMENT MUST JOIN HANDS TO PROTECT FREE SPEECH, CURB EXTREME SPEECH

Our next challenge is to find the mix of tools and approaches that strengthen public discourse that work in the digital age.

Robert Faris · May 27, 2019 · 07:30 pm

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DEBATE OVER REGULATING RIGHT-WING EXTREME SPEECH ONLINE MUST SHIFT TO HARMS SUCH SPEECH CAN CAUSE

Prioritising free speech above the harms that extreme speech may cause has dominated the moderation strategies of social media platforms.

Bharath Ganesh · May 26, 2019 · 08:00 am

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ANY REGULATION OF ONLINE SPEECH IN INDIA MUST SAFEGUARD THE RIGHTS TO FREE SPEECH AND PRIVACY

The law should also enable a quick take-down of content determined as illegal by the judiciary or appropriate government agencies.

SFLC.in · May 15, 2019 · 06:30 pm

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TO ADDRESS EXTREME ONLINE CONTENT, ESPECIALLY OF THE POLITICAL KIND, AN ECOSYSTEM APPROACH IS NEEDED

The ecosystem around the creation of content, including that related to elections, as well as its dissemination, promotion and consumption is complex.

Elonnai Hickok · May 14, 2019 · 06:30 pm

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FACT-CHECKING VIGILANTES IN INDIA ARE A BULWARK AGAINST THE MOVE TO A ‘POST-TRUTH’ WORLD

The ecosystem of fact checking in India cuts across digital, television, and print media and even crosses over into the corporate domain.

Sangeet Kumar · May 13, 2019 · 12:30 pm

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EXTREME SPEECH: A PEOPLE-CENTRIC APPROACH WILL HELP HOLD GOVERNMENTS, SOCIAL MEDIA FIRMS ACCOUNTABLE

Globally, content moderation around extreme speech has been difficult partly because of its elusive formats, inability to account for context, coded language.

Sahana Udupa · May 12, 2019 · 08:00 am

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STRATEGIES TO TACKLE EXTREME SPEECH ON WHATSAPP MUST BRING TOGETHER SOCIO-POLITICAL, DIGITAL WORLDS

Research has shown that the circulation of digital content characterised as ‘extreme speech’ informs everyday public opinion.

Lipika Kamra & Philippa Williams · May 11, 2019 · 08:00 am

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HOW FAR CAN POLITICAL PARTIES IN INDIA BE MADE ACCOUNTABLE FOR THEIR DIGITAL PROPAGANDA?

An army of unpaid volunteers are being used to spread political propaganda and fake news. This allows parties to shirk accountability

Amogh Dhar Sharma · May 10, 2019 · 08:00 am

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CAN EXTREME SPEECH ONLINE BE REGULATED WITHOUT CURBING FREE SPEECH? THIS SERIES FINDS OUT

The articles highlight policy interventions, company practice, and civic intervention urgently needed to address the current challenges in online communication.

Sahana Udupa, Elonnai Hickok, Edward Anderson · May 09, 2019 · 08:00 am

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THE WANNABE VICTIMS: INDIA’S ONLINE RIGHT

The past 10 years have witnessed the rise of digital ideological warriors. Who are they and what motivates them?

15 Feb 2019

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THE HINDU COLUMN FEATURES PROJECT PODCAST “ONLINE GODS”

You know a medium has edged into the mainstream when everyone wants a piece of it; entertainers, news disseminators, persuaders, educators, even academic researchers.

24 November 2018

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“DIGITAL POLITICS IN MILLENNIAL INDIA” SYMPOSIUM 2018

New Delhi, 16 March 2018: The national capital witnessed the grand launch of the International Symposium titled ‘Digital Politics in Millenial India’ at the New Academic Block of IIIT-Delhi.

16 March 2018

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DAINIK JAGRAN REPORT ON “DIGITAL POLITICS IN MILLENNIAL INDIA” SYMPOSIUM 2018

15 March 2018

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INTERVIEW IN SUDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG

München – Es geht um unsere Würde, sagt sie. Unsere digitale Würde, die täglich angegriffen wird. Aus unterschiedlichen Motiven, abermit ähnlichenMethoden, sei es von Trump-Anhängern in den USA

6 March 2018

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MAYMAY WAHI BANAENGE I: AMBIGUOUS POLITICS IN GLOBALIZED AND LOCALIZED ONLINE MEMETIC CULTURES

This post will begin with an example, and it is hoped that the process of fleshing it out shall help in identifying the dynamic processes that are involved in defining a meme

06 July 2018

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INTERNET SHUTDOWNS: AMENDMENT TO THE TELEGRAPH ACT AND MOBILE COMPANY LICENSES

This blog post is the second in a series of blog posts from the project “Law, religious violence and Internet and social media regulation in India” funded by ONLINERPOL.

03 April 2018

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