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Why India Needs a Legal Instrument to Tackle Online Hate

An epidemic of hate plagues our online spaces, triggered by the profit-fueled, lawless algorithms of Big Tech. A law that will mandate strict content moderation systems to curb hate speech on the internet is the need of the hour.

  • Online Publics
  • The Policy Table
October 8 | Article
Beyond Profit and Efficiency

A conversation with Laura Mann about a new social contract for the data age.

  • Big Tech Watch
  • The New Precariat
October 4 | Article
Memeing Democracy

How are memes being used to engage in political discourse and circumvent censorship in India?

  • Online Publics
April 29 | Article
A Feminist Social Media Future: How Do We Get There?

To reclaim the emancipatory potential of social media for feminist transformation, we need urgent action along two fronts – a global normative benchmarking exercise that leads to new content moderation standards grounded in women’s human rights, and techno-design alternatives for the creation of decolonized network infrastructures.

  • Feminist Digitality
  • Online Publics
March 24 | Article
The Struggle Over Internet Governance and the Role of the UN

In its current form, the UN Secretary General’s “Roadmap for Digital Cooperation” undermines the WSIS goal to develop a “people centered, inclusive and development oriented Information Society”.

  • The Policy Table
March 16 | Article
Cyber Safe Girl: How Not to Write a Cyber Safety e-Book

While a  cyber safety booklet can be a helpful resource for survivors of cybercrimes, it is essential for such resources to have an empowerment-based approach to make online spaces not only safe but also accessible for all.

  • Feminist Digitality
March 9 | Article