By Bala Shah
Bangalore based The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) describes its vision and mission to ‘critically engage with concerns of digital pluralism, public accountability and pedagogic practices, in the field of Internet and Society, with particular emphasis on South - South dialogues and exchange’. In 2011, CIS had filed a RTI with the Govt of India and had scooped the list of banned websites.
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is inviting applications for the Google Policy Fellowship programme. Google is providing a USD 7,500 stipend to the India Fellow, who will be selected by August 15, 2012.
The Google Policy Fellowship offers successful candidates an opportunity to develop research and debate on the fellowship focus areas, which include Access to Knowledge, Openness in India, Freedom of Expression, Privacy, and Telecom, for a period of about ten weeks starting from August 2012 upto October 2012. CIS will select the India Fellow. While applications for the Fellowship closed this week, the name of the winning candidate will be announced on July 18, 2012.
More details at the CIS website