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Why India needs to be the centre for content moderation reform

You could put a price tag on what it costs to keep platforms clean of harmful content. $52 million is a good starting point (and an underestimation). But the learnings that come out of this experience have the potential to...

Eye on China: Libra Jitters – Xi’s Warning – Demchok Incident – Trump’s Frustrations – Afghan Talks

I. Numbers, Lethargy & Libra Chinese president Xi Jinping convened a high-level meeting on Tuesday to discuss Party-building in central Party and state institutions. If you’d forgotten who is boss in the Party-state system, Xi had a not-so-subtle reminder. He said state...

Takshashila Policy Advisory: Comments to the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill

By Ajay Patri and Manasa Venkataraman Executive Summary This document contains recommendations and comments in response to the draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 (Bill) released by the Committee of Experts under the Chairmanship of Justice B. N. Srikrishna (Justice...

Individual Liberty vs Public Security in a Radically Networked Society

By Nitin Pai and Pranay Kotasthane Download the book chapter in PDF [214 KB] The debate of liberty versus security gains special significance in India with the emergence of Radically Networked Societies (RNSs). A Radically Networked Society is defined as...

Nitin Pai quoted in The Guardian

Nitin Pai is quoted in the Guardian article titled, “The inside story of Facebook’s biggest setback.” The article talks about the story behind Facebook announcing the Internet.org  initiative. It discusses the ambitious effort of Facebook to bring hundreds of millions of people...

Policy Advisory — Quality of Service Based Differential Pricing for Data Services

Quality of Service Based Differential Pricing for Data Services In response to comments sought by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India on Differential Pricing for Data Services Sudeep Divakaran, Pranay Kotasthane and Pavan Srinath, The Takshashila Institution Takshashila Policy Advisory 2016-01...
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