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“What is your price for the night?” – From ‘sexual strangers’ to ‘sexual citizens’ using ICTs
“What is your price for the night?” – From ‘sexual strangers’ to ‘sexual citizens’ using ICTs 06 March 2013 Shehla Rashid

#EROTICSIndia was organised in Delhi recently by the Internet Democracy Project with APC and Point of View from Mumbai. During the many outstanding sessions developed during the encounter, it was clear that sexual and gender minorities are using the internet to advocate for sexual citizenship.

EROTICS India: Networking on regulation of sexuality and the internet
EROTICS India: Networking on regulation of sexuality and the internet 26 February 2013 Caroline Tagny

APC, in partnership with Point of View and the Internet Democracy Project, is conducting a workshop in Delhi, India, from 25 – 28 February 2013. More than 20 sexual and internet rights organisations are discussing ways to resist content regulation and increasing their knowledge of online security and privacy.

New: Update on freedom of expression progress for 10 countries
New: Update on freedom of expression progress for 10 countries 30 January 2013 FD

The 2012 update on action steps for selected countries of GISWatch 2011 looks back at progress in freedom of expression and association for 10 countries: Jamaica, Rwanda, Lebanon, Romania, Indonesia, Cameroon, Argentina, Brazil, India and Nigeria.

90% of India's e-waste is recycled informally – when will gov't policy recognise this?
90% of India's e-waste is recycled informally – when will gov't policy recognise this? 14 October 2011 LC

According to the GISWatch 2010 report, electronics is the fastest growing sector in India and are purchased by about 52 million people. From 1993 to 2000 the number of PCs owned by Indians grew 604% and one can only imagine how many computers have been bought since then.

ICTs and environmental sustainability:  India baseline study
ICTs and environmental sustainability: India baseline study 29 September 2011 Syed S. Kazi, Divya Menon & Ashok Karna

In India, the ICT boom in recent years has greatly increased the presence of new dangerous and toxic waste in the environment but no official policies have been created to deal with the informal disposal of e-waste in the country. This study addresses the need for a consolidated study in India of any sorts to measure the policy trends in relation to environmental sustainability, climate change ...

India's untapped potential: Are a billion people losing out because of spectrum?
India's untapped potential: Are a billion people losing out because of spectrum? 28 February 2011 LC

As one of the world’s fastest growing economies and with over 65% of its billion-plus population under 35, India has huge potential. But according to a new report by Shyam Ponappa, commissioned by APC the current model for managing spectrum in India could be a huge barrier to the country’s economic and social development. Instead, he suggests that “it would be much more conduc...

Open spectrum for development: India case study
Open spectrum for development: India case study 03 February 2011 Shyam Ponapa, Centre for Internet and Society

Spectrum management and regulation is the collective responsibility of more than one body in India. There are different bodies handling spectrum licensing, regulation, pricing, and the levy of penalties; some bodies have only an advisory role.

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