Centre for Internet and Society (India)

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Centre for Internet and Society
Centre for Internet And Society logo.svg
Logo of the CIS
Abbreviation CIS
Type NGO
Headquarters Bangalore, India
  • Bangalore
Website cis-india.org

The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) is a Bangalore-based organisation looking at multidisciplinary research and advocacy.[1][2][3] CIS works on digital pluralism, public accountability and pedagogic practices, in the field of Internet and Society.

CIS Domlur Office

Wikimedia Projects[edit]

Wikimedia Foundation granted a project to CIS to promote and support the Indic language Wikimedia’s Indic language free knowledge projects, including Wikipedia in Indic languages and English. The grant is also aimed to support wider distribution of Wikimedia’s free knowledge within India. The award amount for the first year of the two-year project was INR 1,10,00,000 ($200,000 USD)[4]

Swatantra 2014[edit]

CIS supported and participated in Swatantra 2014, the fifth international free software conference event, organised at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on 18–20 December 2014


  1. ^ "Deconstructing 'Internet addiction'". The Hindu. Aug 30, 2009. Retrieved 16 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Internet, first source of credible information about A(H1N1) virus". The Hindu. August 16, 2009. Retrieved 16 March 2010. 
  3. ^ Verma, Richi (Jan 31, 2010). "Can't read, so use new tech to let books speak". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 March 2010. 
  4. ^ Announcement by Wikimedia Foundation

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