Arpan Ganguli

Arpan Ganguli

Graduate Student at The London School of Economics and Political Science
Joined on November 29, 2014
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Graduate Student of Media and Communications at The London School of Economics and Political Science. I am deeply interested in Internet Policy, esp. with respect to Copyright, Privacy and Surveillance.

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Active and Passive Internet of Things

"The most profound technologies are those that disappear. They weave themselves into the fabric of everyday life until they are indistinguishable from it." -Mark Weiser ...The Internet of Things is a step in this very direction. And like all things new and mysterious, it has its fair share of utopian and dystopian soothsayers; with an almost certain probability that neither of their deterministic predictions will completely come to fruition in the future. more

Simplifying Legalese

I attended a conference last week on Data Protection and one of the prime issues that cropped was that on the immanent complexity of legalese that prevents users from understanding the Terms & Conditions for which they're signing up when they join a social network, use an app or visit a website. This led to the Users being disinterested in understanding the T&Cs. This had a huge impact on Data Protection Policies since Users were ignorant about how their data was being used... more

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LawPolicy & RegulationBrand ProtectionPrivacyInternet GovernanceCloud ComputingInternet of Things

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