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Civil society, industry and government must join hands to protect free speech, curb extreme speech

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

Our next challenge is to find the mix of tools and approaches that strengthen public discourse that work in the digital age.
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Debate over regulating right-wing extreme speech online must shift to harms such speech can cause

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

Prioritising free speech above the harms that extreme speech may cause has dominated the moderation strategies of social media platforms.
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Any regulation of online speech in India must safeguard the rights to free speech and privacy

SFLC.in · May 15, 2019 · 06:30 pm

The law should also enable a quick take-down of content determined as illegal by the judiciary or appropriate government agencies.
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To address extreme online content, especially of the political kind, an ecosystem approach is needed

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

The ecosystem around the creation of content, including that related to elections, as well as its dissemination, promotion and consumption is complex.
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Fact-checking vigilantes in India are a bulwark against the move to a ‘post-truth’ world

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

The ecosystem of fact checking in India cuts across digital, television, and print media and even crosses over into the corporate domain.
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Extreme speech: A people-centric approach will help hold governments, social media firms accountable

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

Globally, content moderation around extreme speech has been difficult partly because of its elusive formats, inability to account for context, coded language.
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Strategies to tackle extreme speech on WhatsApp must bring together socio-political, digital worlds

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

Research has shown that the circulation of digital content characterised as ‘extreme speech’ informs everyday public opinion.
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How far can political parties in India be made accountable for their digital propaganda?

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

An army of unpaid volunteers are being used to spread political propaganda and fake news. This allows parties to shirk accountability.
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Can extreme speech online be regulated without curbing free speech? This series finds out

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

The articles highlight policy interventions, company practice, and civic intervention urgently needed to address the current challenges in online communication.
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The wannabe victims: India’s online right

15 Feb 2019

The past 10 years have witnessed the rise of digital ideological warriors. Who are they and what motivates them?
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The Hindu column features project podcast “Online Gods”

24 November 2018

You know a medium has edged into the mainstream when everyone wants a piece of it; entertainers, news disseminators, persuaders, educators, even academic researchers.
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“Digital Politics in Millennial India” Symposium 2018

16 March 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.
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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

6 March 2018

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
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