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About Anita Gurumurthy

Anita Gurumurthy works for IT for Change, an NGO that works at the intersection of digital technologies and social change, and is engaged in research and policy advocacy on network society, with a focus on governance, democracy and gender justice. Her work reflects a keen interest in southern frameworks and the political economy of internet governance and data regimes.

Articles by Anita Gurumurthy

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Snowden to Cambridge Analytica – making the case for the social value of privacy

Constitutionally inculcated rights and morality are slowly being undone “by the use of automated processes to assess risk and allocate opportunity”.

Net neutrality at a crossroads: why India’s policy process has important lessons for the US

Digital equality demands that access to the internet is seen as indivisible from a democratic internet. Net neutrality is not just about an open architecture, but about genuine egalitarianism – meaning internet access.

Concretising the right to privacy in digital times: a reading of India's Supreme Court judgement

In order to protect the right to privacy, we must have legislation for the material design of our digital services.

Internet governance as seen from the Right to Development

Participatory democracy has been hijacked by business-led multistakeholderism, and 'presence and power' are replaced as tokens of people's political involvement.

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