Digital Identity

India And Tech Companies Clash Over Censorship, Privacy And ‘Digital Colonialism’

June 10, 202112:21 PM ET LAUREN FRAYERFacebookInstagramTwitter The government of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in a standoff with social media companies over what content gets investigated or blocked online, and who gets to decide.Bikas Das/AP MUMBAI AND SAN FRANCISCO — One night last month, police crowded into the lobby of Twitter’s offices in […]

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The internet is excluding Asian-Americans who don’t speak English

For millions of people on the wrong side of America’s language gap, technology is creating barriers rather than removing  Tate Ryan-Mosleyarchive May 4, 2021MS TECH | GETTY, PIXELSQUID Jennifer Xiong spent her summer helping Hmong people in California register to vote in the US presidential election. The Hmong are an ethnic group that […]

Digital Identity

Once on the Internet, always on the Internet

By Dave Moore, CISSP | For The Transcript Mar 18, 2021      It’s called “digital permanence,” the idea that once something is uploaded, posted, published or otherwise “put on” the Internet, it will be there forever. “What goes on the Internet, stays on the Internet.” Videos, blogs, photos, comments, Tweets, website visits, clicks on […]

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Digirights for Citizens

Digital Rights for Citizens – Free Online Course: The free Digital Rights for Citizens online course runs from 22nd January – 12th February 2019. During the course, hosted by Open Knowledge Finland (OKF), and funded by the Internet Society (ISOC) and the Finnish Foreign Ministry, students will learn about their new digital rights after […]

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California Rings In The New Year With A New Data Privacy Law

December 30, 20199:00 AM ET RACHAEL MYROW FROM California’s new digital privacy law takes effect on Jan. 1.Saul Gravy/Getty Images/Ikon Images On Jan. 1, the toughest data privacy law in the U.S. goes into effect: the California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA. That’s why you’re seeing a host of emails pop up in your inbox […]

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A Tale of Tackling the Digital Divide

By Doug Dawson Dec 26, 2019 7:57 AM PST A new book came out in November that tells about one of the first attempts to solve the digital divide on a large scale. The book is The Charisma Machine: The Life, Death, and Legacy of One Laptop per Child published by MIT Press and available on Amazon and […]

Digital Identity

Establishment of an electronic identity (E-ID) that is valid nationally and internationally

The aim of the strategic project is for internet users to be able to identify themselves correctly and securely. They require an electronic identity in order to do so. Aims of the strategic project More and more people are carrying out diverse transactions on the internet which require them to identify themselves. The electronic identity […]