Cyber Democracy

Suno India

All Episodes

Mar 31, 2022

Pegasus and us- Nothing new for India’s Northeast?

The possibility of our government snooping on us using malicious malware, and allegedly behind high profile arrests and assassinations, are some of the most explosive revelations of our times brought to us in t...

66 mins

Mar 26, 2022

Internet shutdowns in “digital” Northeast India

As India makes a big push for a complete digital switchover of our lives from biometrics, voting rights, banks and online transactions, access to the internet in several parts remain erratic and inequitable. I...

70 mins

Mar 16, 2022

Coming home to barbs and brickbats

In this episode, we look at how people in the Northeast region have experienced harassment in the form of trolling, abuses and threats by unapologetically being themselves online. From facing backlash for posti...

62 mins

Mar 08, 2022

Criminalising thoughts on Facebook

In this episode, we delve into freedom of expression, an issue fraught with several complexities in a place like the Northeast. In a region that is erratically covered by the national and international media, s...

65 mins

Jan 30, 2021

Violence and privacy invasions within intimate relationships in digital spaces

In this episode of Cyber Democracy, Host Radhika Radhakrishnan spoke to author, artist and storyteller, Indu Harikumar about digital violence and privacy invasions within intimate relationships. What does such...

38 mins

Dec 16, 2020

Performing sexuality, desire and pleasure online

The Internet can be a fascinating space, with the potential to explore our diverse identities and navigate different kinds of experiences. In this podcast, today we will explore how the Internet and social medi...

49 mins

Oct 28, 2020

Digital Platformisation of Domestic Work

The rise of the gig economy and its digital mediation has led to various online platforms for workers. Some such platforms are targeted towards domestic workers. In India, domestic workers are mostly women from...

45 mins

Oct 19, 2020

Technology-mediated exclusion for social protection schemes for women

An important way to ensure that health pandemics do not turn into socio-economic crises is through social protection, which ensures that the livelihoods of the poor and marginalised remain protected. During COV...

36 mins

Sep 30, 2020

Gendered access to Internet at home during COVID-19

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit India, and a national lockdown was ordered, we were pushed back into the space of our homes. Because of this, our ability to survive and continue livelihoods has been hinged on ou...

42 mins

Aug 31, 2020

Future of Labour Post COVID-19: Part 3

COVID has accelerated automation of labour and has forced monitoring of workers and their bodies. This excessive collection of data of labour not only brings in the question of violations of their right to priv...

23 mins