2014 Annenberg-Oxford participant Maria Xynou explores the largely unregulated surveillance schemes in India that lack public and parliamentary debate. Xynou discusses what civil society and the government are doing to improve the situation, and what individuals can do to protect their communications from abuse.
On April 28th, CGCS Media Policy Fellow Alexandra Esenler sat down with Anuradha Raman, a Senior Associate Editor with the Political Bureau of Outlook magazine, to discuss Raman’s research on censorship in India. Raman is a Spring 2014 Visiting Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for the Advanced Study of India.
Dr. Pradeep Kumar Misra, an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education and Allied Sciences of M.J.P. Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, India, discusses the use and implications of the Internet and social media in Indian politics. Dr. Misra will be completing a research project about Internet policy in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh as part of CGCS’s Internet Policy Observatory.