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Artificial Intelligence

1. Learning from Failure
2. CAS Regulations for AI
3. Liars Dividend
4. NYT v. the LLMs
5. Looking Back on 2023
6. AI for the Global South
7. Human Writing
8. Governing the Governors
9. Pandora's Box
10. Managing AI Disruption
11. Proof of Humanness
12. Mad AI Disease
13. Neither Good Nor Bad
14. Musical Intelligence
15. Fear of the Unknown
16. Rule Makers
17. In-Built Bias
18. Ill-Advised Advisory
19. AI's GDPR Problem
20. Pro-Innovation Regulation
21. Containing AI
22. Does AI Copy
23. Momentous Change
24. Truth and LLMs
25. It's Getting Real
26. The Language Barrier
27. Should AI own IP
28. We Don't Need Large Datasets
29. It’s better to use incentives than diktats to develop AI
30. Rising machine intelligence is a double-edged sword
31. Machines can err but humans aren’t infallible either
32. It’s time to frame rules for our artificial companions
33. Ridding the judicial system of human subjectivity
34. Using artificial intelligence more effectively
35. Artificial Intelligence and the Law of the Horse
36. Tabula Rasa
37. Collaborative AI
38. The Rise of the Machines

Autonomous Technology

1. The perilous consequences of automation dependency
2. Autonomous transportation at scale is here
3. Will humans be part of the wars of the future?
4. Unintended consequences of autonomous transportation
5. War of the machines
6. Ready for the day the Machines Take Over
7. The Rise of the Machines
8. The Ethics of Automation

Blockchain

1. Proof of Humanness
2. The Unified Ledger
3. Sufficient Decentralisation
4. A New Digital Coin
5. Virtually Mine
6. Crypto Regulation
7. The Future of Title
8. Non Fungible Tokens
9. The CBDC Alternative
10. What the top court’s order means for virtual currencies
11. UPI is world-class and it’s time to take it international
12. The futility of prohibiting bitcoin trade
13. Bitcoin and the law of centralization
14. Blockchain Land Records
15. Cutting out the Middleman
16. Blockchain Governance

Business of Law

1. Embracing ODR
2. Lawyer, Disrupt Thyself
3. Accessible Legal Systems
4. Judicial Sector Reform
5. A golden opportunity to reform India’s judicial system
6. Online Dispute Resolution
7. Store data efficiently to get insights for justice reforms
8. Adaptive legal advice for shape-shifting businesses
9. Ridding the judicial system of human subjectivity
10. Disruption and innovation in the legal industry
11. The need for innovation in the legal sector
12. A game of Chinese whispers in the Aadhaar case
13. Will technology be able to disrupt the legal industry?
14. Collaborative AI
15. The Demise of the Artisanal Lawyer

Climate Change

1. Virtual Power Plants
2. Solar Geoengineering
3. Green Fuel
4. Setting the Standard
5. The case for meat options that taste like the real thing
6. Getting the Earth out of the Anthropocene period
7. The Great Manure Crisis of 1894

Competition

1. Sharp Lines
2. Overlap
3. Competition in Telecoms
4. How to make online payments bustle with competition
5. Algorithmic collusion is a possibility to watch out for
6. The competition law and data advantage conundrum
7. Of digital competition and data transfer principles
8. For the digital world, customer is truly king
9. Intermediating supply and demand
10. Colluding Algorithms

Content Moderation

1. Moderating Systems
2. Dis-Content
3. Appealing Moderation
4. Backfire
5. Intermediaries Liable
6. Gatekeepers at the Edge
7. Moderating with Moderation
8. Shield online platforms for content moderation to work
9. The value of scepticism in the age of deep-fake videos
10. The challenge of detecting fake content
11. History shows us how to deal with news echo chambers
12. The backfire effect and the menace of fake news

Data Governance

1. The Zone of Mischief
2. A New Delhi Effect
3. The Third Way
4. Designing Data Governance
5. Data Breach
6. Exceptionally Simple
7. Digital Personal Data Protection
8. Asymmetry
9. Data Breach Notifications
10. The Unfulfilled Promise
11. National Priorities
12. Global Data Stability
13. Different Strokes
14. Autocracy or Vetocracy
15. Smart Regulation
16. Predicting the Future
17. To Forget or Not to Forget...
18. A New Westphalia
19. The Subscription Economy
20. Age Gating
21. Data is not the New Oil
22. Contract as Code
23. Why community data trustees should also be regulated
24. An opportunity lost for an internet we could all rely on
25. We need greater clarity on internet freedom in India
26. We may need a whole new approach to data protection
27. Agility should characterize the future of governance
28. We need a cost-benefit analysis of data localization
29. Why shutting down the internet is no longer an option
30. Skinny Solstice
31. Recommendation engines
32. Big Bad Data
33. The New Imperialists
34. Data is a Capital Asset

Digital Public Infrastructure

1. Looking Back on 2023
2. No-one Left Behind
3. Brazilian DPI
4. No Time for False Modesty
5. New Delhi Declaration
6. DPI Solutions
7. Digital Gender Inclusion
8. An Explosion of DPI
9. Existential Angst
10. Your Face is Your Boarding Pass
11. Alt Big Tech
12. Looking Back
13. Data Governance - The DPI Way
14. Neutral Global Infrastructure
15. Autocracy or Vetocracy
16. Centralise or Federate
17. Opening Closed Spaces
18. A Technolegal Approach to Data Transfers
19. The Dark Cloud over India's Micro-Entrepreneurs
20. Encoding Privacy Principles
21. New Umbrella Entities are not a good idea
22. We must act to stop the future from turning dystopian
23. Not All It Could Be
24. The Aadhaar amendment and private sector access
25. Ensuring that the vulnerable benefit from Aadhaar
26. The Aadhaar verdict: everybody lost

Drones

1. The Skies are Free
2. Free the Skies
3. Technological restrictions in the new drone policy
4. Drones to the rescue
5. Drones should be regulated by city traffic laws not aviation regulations

E Commerce

1. The Governance Module
2. Unpacking the Retail Stack
3. The App Store Tax
4. The Dark Cloud over India's Micro-Entrepreneurs
5. The App Store Evolves
6. The Beckn Protocol
7. The competition law and data advantage conundrum
8. The need for an online dispute resolution mechanism
9. India's draft e-commerce policy is more a miss than a hit
10. The future of retail
11. Perfect Price Discrimination
12. Digital Inclusion for the 85%

Education

1. An education model that best suits the realities we face
2. Ready for the day the Machines Take Over

Encryption

1. Traceability is Antithetical to Liberty
2. Prepare for a world of quantum haves and have-nots

Environment

1. The risk of planetary geoengineering
2. The circular economy

Future of Work

1. Hybrid Work
2. How the covid pandemic could reshape life in our cities
3. What will the new jobs look like?
4. The robots are taking our jobs
5. Ready for the day the Machines Take Over

Gaming

1. The App Store Tax
2. The popularity and regulation of competitive eSports

Geopolitics of Technology

1. India’s 21st century dilemma of global non-alignment
2. How Britain got ahead of us in economic development

Health

1. Micro Robots
2. Studying Human Infection
3. Neither Good Nor Bad
4. Rule Makers
5. In-Built Bias
6. Phages and Precision Medicine
7. Patient Capital
8. The Rural Challenge
9. The Vaccine Waiver
10. Vaccinate
11. The Cost of Orphan Drugs
12. The mission to put health records at doctors fingertips
13. Immunity passports might be inevitable as we go along
14. How the covid pandemic could reshape life in our cities
15. Aarogya Setu and the value of syndromic surveillance
16. Mobility datasets could help India exit the lockdown
17. The corona crisis must not make us shut the world out
18. Platform technologies could deliver a vaccine quickly
19. Forensic DNA technology and the miasma of distrust
20. The dilemma of trying out new cures for malaria
21. Manufacturing drugs on demand
22. The downside of gene editing
23. The use of technology in providing healthcare
24. Genetic matchmaking can improve medical outcomes
25. The lady with the lamp and data-driven medicine
26. A new direction for data privacy in healthcare
27. Does right to life include advance directives?
28. Genetic diseases should be covered by insurance
29. Breaking Down Data Silos
30. Path to Self Improvement
31. A la Carte Medicine
32. The Myth of the Average Man
33. The End of Life
34. Insuring Previvors
35. Rare Diseases: Orphan Drugs
36. Big Bad Data
37. Cutting the Code with CRISPR
38. A Database of our Maladies

Identity

1. Proof of Humanness
2. Aadhaar: The Fine Balance between Identity and Anonymity
3. The Evolution of Identity
4. The Stiff Backbone of the Aadhaar Bill

Innovation

1. Idea Factories
2. Open Access
3. The Cycles of Technology
4. Problems and Solutions
5. Timing is Everything
6. Funding Science
7. Patient Capital
8. Subscribing to Things
9. Bring Back Interoperability
10. Leveraging new technologies for development
11. Where have all the polymaths gone?
12. In defence of friction
13. Biology as engineering
14. The Future of Ownership

Intellectual Property

1. NYT v. the LLMs
2. Does AI Copy
3. Rethinking Patents
4. Colour Me Purple
5. Ring Fencing
6. Should AI own IP
7. Let’s update the notion of ownership to the digital age
8. Biology as engineering
9. Cutting out the Middleman
10. The Remix Generation
11. The Artist and his Audience

Iot

1. The chilling consequences of the Internet of Things
2. It’s time to frame rules for our artificial companions
3. Easing the regulatory burden on the Internet of Things
4. How connected devices will change our lives
5. Quantified Self

Maps

1. Radical Map Reforms
2. Next Generation Map Technologies
3. The Everest Spheroid
4. Where Did Our Map Regulations Come From
5. What the New Geospatial Bill Means for You

Payments

1. The Unified Ledger
2. The Micropayment Alternative
3. The CBDC Alternative
4. The Underbelly of Digital Lending
5. Derived KYC
6. How to make online payments bustle with competition
7. Digital Inclusion for the 85%
8. Can we do without Cash

Privacy

1. Embracing ODR
2. We've Got Work To Do
3. The Business End of the DPDP Act
4. Around The Corner
5. Sharp Lines
6. Looking Back
7. Data Breach
8. Exceptionally Simple
9. Digital Personal Data Protection
10. Privacy Impact Assessment
11. Judge Made Laws
12. Unreasonable Enforcement
13. Light at the End of the Tunnel
14. Privacy Self-Management
15. Calculated Communication
16. Identity and Privacy
17. Overlap
18. Competition in Telecoms
19. Consent to Port
20. Data localization could soon be the worldwide reality
21. The untold story behind the evolution of privacy rights
22. Tech-enabled oversight could put innovation at threat
23. The Jio-Facebook deal and our need for a privacy law
24. Mobility datasets could help India exit the lockdown
25. The privacy features that are built into Aarogya Setu
26. Liberties yielded in this crisis could set a new normal
27. The trade-off between privacy and content traceability
28. The trouble with using DNA matches to nab criminals
29. A blueprint for an effective data protection authority
30. We may need a whole new approach to data protection
31. End-to-end encryption must be retained at all cost
32. A new framework for consent to ensure data privacy
33. The needle in the digital haystack
34. How capitalism evolved to drop its defence of privacy
35. Account aggregators and e-consent for credit markets
36. The utter meaninglessness of anonymizing telecom data sets
37. When privacy, the word of the year, came into its own
38. Restoring the original vision of the internet
39. The Aadhaar verdict: everybody lost
40. When parents damage their children’s digital privacy
41. Limiting the government’s ability to violate privacy
42. Balancing Big Data and privacy
43. The Achilles heel of the draft personal data Bill
44. Complexity will be the privacy law’s undoing
45. India should make clear laws on data collection
46. The unintended consequences of Europe’s GDPR
47. A new direction for data privacy in healthcare
48. India need not adopt the onerous European General Data Protection Regulation
49. Do away with consent to strengthen data privacy
50. Data subject first
51. Privacy and household finance
52. The Good and the Bad of the Privacy Ruling
53. A New Hope for Personal Privacy
54. Aadhaar: The Fine Balance between Identity and Anonymity
55. A New Paradigm for Privacy
56. Digital Inclusion for the 85%
57. Its Time for Coveillance
58. Quantified Self
59. A Database of our Maladies
60. The accountability framework
61. The Stiff Backbone of the Aadhaar Bill

Regulation

1. Pandora's Box
2. A New Delhi Effect
3. Around The Corner
4. New Electronic Records
5. Pre-Legislative Consultation
6. Data Breach Notifications
7. Smart Regulation
8. Striking a Balance
9. Breaking the Rules
10. Principle Based Regulations
11. Electronic Evidence
12. Retrospective
13. The Bright Side of Life
14. Platform Regulation
15. Agile Tech Regulations
16. The future is here. It is just not evenly distributed yet
17. We must guard against the casual disregard of science
18. A blueprint for an effective data protection authority
19. A three-point plan to improve tech policy formulation
20. Policy advocacy is really an exercise in compromise
21. Time to redo FDI in e-commerce in India
22. The Highway Ban
23. Path Dependence
24. FOMO and the Law
25. Regulatory Sandbox
26. Regtech Will Change the Way We Regulate
27. Lazy Legislation
28. Using Tech to Ensure Data Symmetry

Renewable Energy

1. The V2G Opportunity
2. We Don't Need Large Datasets
3. A rethink of the grid design to shape our energy future

Social Media

1. Sufficient Decentralisation
2. Federated Social Media
3. Context is King
4. The Big Tech + Media Bargain
5. The rise of TikTok and regulatory eyebrows in the US
6. The value of scepticism in the age of deep-fake videos
7. Why our attempt to escape online outrage might fail
8. End-to-end encryption must be retained at all cost
9. The government and Big Tech need to meet halfway
10. Technology is making us less open to divergent views
11. For the digital world, customer is truly king
12. Restoring the original vision of the internet
13. The psychology of hate
14. Needed: A Fact Rank Algorithm to Flag Fake News
15. The Movement of Ideas
16. Algorithmic Oversight
17. The New News

Space

1. Space for the Private Sector
2. Elon Musk wants to colonise Mars but Earth needs to write its constitution first

Standards

1. Lessons on internet governance from the concert hall
2. Restoring the original vision of the internet

Surveillance

1. Somebody's Watching Me
2. The Subscription Economy
3. Why it’s not okay to compromise privacy for security
4. Internet was designed to understand and track us
5. When Algorithms Learn to Recognise You
6. Its Time for Coveillance

Technology

1. Neither Good Nor Bad
2. Safety Innovations
3. Musical Intelligence
4. Fear of the Unknown
5. Networked Thought
6. Retrospective
7. Tools For Thought
8. The future is here. It is just not evenly distributed yet
9. The case for meat options that taste like the real thing
10. Creative destruction and the global music industry
11. Decentralised Urban Management
12. The Morality of Technology
13. The Ethics of Persuasion
14. GPS is a Time Machine
15. From Ownership to Access

Telecommunication

1. The Big Telecom Reform
2. Looking Back
3. Poorly Defined
4. Rethinking Telecom Regulation
5. The Great Unbundling of WiFi
6. The need to strengthen India’s internet infrastructure
7. The Centre could yet ride to the telecom sector’s rescue
8. A creeping expansion of TRAI’s authority

Transport

1. Truckin
2. Setting the Standard
3. Optimizing the flow of road traffic
4. Battery harmonization will help electric vehicles
5. The Future of Ownership
6. Uberisation of National Transport
7. The Ethics of Automation

Trust

1. How digital trust systems can guard against false data
2. Trust works two ways
3. False confidence
4. Trusting the Sharing Economy

Virtual Reality

1. Full Circle
2. The Future of Title
3. The Metaverse Opportunity
4. Get set for a blend of reality and its augmented version
5. Augmented Reality