India Partially Lifts Communications Blackout in Kashmir, Internet Still Down

India Partially Lifts Communications Blackout in Kashmir, Internet Still Down By Rezwan Indian authorities have partially lifted access to communication networks in Kashmir. Access to the internet, however, remains cut off. On August 5, Srinagar, the main city in Jammu and Kashmir, went under complete lockdown as the government of India revoked Article 370 of the Indian constitution that provided special autonomy status since 1950 to the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir. Access to mobile, landline, and internet networks were suspended and roadblocks were put on the streets and…

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Changing The Dynamics Of Law In India With The Arrival Of Artificial Intelligence And Robotics

Changing The Dynamics Of Law In India With The Arrival Of Artificial Intelligence And Robotics By Adithya Anil Variath Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not an uncommon term, especially to followers of global governance and fintech. The term “Artificial Intelligence” was coined by John McCarthy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as the science and engineering of making intelligent machines, especially intelligent computer programs. Roger C. Schank, in a 1987 paper laid down five attributes one would expect an intelligent entity to have: Communication, Internal knowledge, External knowledge, Goal-driven behaviour, and…

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“Historic Judgment” As India’s Nationwide Biometric ID Database Ruled Constitutional

“Historic Judgment” As India’s Nationwide Biometric ID Database Ruled Constitutional By Nicholas West As the march toward a cashless (and privacy-less) society accelerates forward, a new high watermark has been reached. India first introduced its concept for a nationwide biometric ID database more than 7 years ago, which they touted as a necessary “social welfare” program to assist the millions of India’s unbanked, streamline welfare distribution and reduce corruption. At the time, Brandon Turbeville reported on the plan for Activist Post. Yet, although the justification for the billion person database…

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Widespread Arrests of Civil Liberties Activists and Lawyers in India

Widespread Arrests of Civil Liberties Activists and Lawyers in India From the Human Rights Law Network   On June 6, the Pune Police arrested Adv Surendra Gadling, General Secretary Indian Association of People’s Lawyers from Nagpur, conducted raid on the house of Prof Shoma Sen, Head of Department… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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