select publications and reports

Divij J., ‘Party Politics and WhatsApp Pramukhs: Messaging Platforms and Electoral Integrity in India’, Mozilla (2024). link.

Divij J., ‘Digital Welfare and the Fundamental Right to Social Security and Social Assistance in the EU’, Digital Freedom Fund Essay Series (September 2023). link

Divij J., Farah Y., ‘Archives, Ethics and the Law in India: A Guidebook for Archivists’, National Centre for Biological Sciences (2023). link

Divij J., Review of ‘Experiments in Automating Immigration Systems’, Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law, Vol 36, No 4, 2022.

Divij J., (2022), How to Study Automated Decisions and Algorithmic Injustice in Online Spaces [How to Guide]. SAGE Research Methods: Doing Research Online. https://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781529608410

Divij J., Algorithmic Accountability: Learning From the First Wave of Policy Implementation’, Ada Lovelace Institute, AI Now Institute and Open Government Partnership (July 2021). link

Divij J, Krishnaswamy S., (eds.), The Philosophy and Law of Information Regulation in India, Centre for Law and Policy Research, India. (2022) link

Divij J., Administrative Law and Algorithmic Decision-Making in India, in The Philosophy and Law of Information Regulation in India. (link)

Divij J., Aditya S., The Histories, Practices and Policies of Community Data Governance in the Global South. IT for Change, India. (2023) link

Divij J., Justice and the Future of Technology Regulation, Seminar India, (February, 2021) link

Divij J., Interrogating India’s Quest for Data Sovereignty, 731 Seminar India (July 2020) link

Divij J., Indian Intermediary Liability Regime: Compliance with the Manila Principles on Intermediary Liability, Centre for Internet and Society, (May, 2018) link

academic blogs

My spicyip.com archive link

Divij J., Aditya S., ‘Smart Cities in India: Of Data Governance and Democratic Deficits’, Bot Populi (November, 2021).

Divij J., ‘Freedom of Information Law in the Age of Opaque Machines’, Digital Freedom Fund Blog, (May, 2021).

Divij J., Ayushman K., ‘The Global AI Industry is Intensifying Mass Surveillance in India’, Digital Forensic Lab, (September, 2020)

Divij J., Digital Contact Tracing in India: A Failure of Democratic Science and Technology Policy, Online Conference on Data Protection Issues Related to CoVID-19, Blog Droit Européen,  (October, 2020) link

Divij J., Dutch Court Provides Valuable Precedent for Human Rights in the Digital Welfare State, Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog, (March, 2020) link

Divij J., Welfare Automation in the Shadow of the Indian Constitution, Socio Legal Review Forum, (January2020) link

‘public’ writing

Tapasya, Kumar Sambhav, Divij Joshi, ‘How an algorithm denied food to thousands of poor in India’s Telangana’, Al Jazeera, (Jan 27, 2024)

Kumar Sambhav, Tapasya, Divij Joshi, ‘In India, an algorithm declares them dead; they have to prove they’re alive’, Al Jazeera, (Jan 28, 2024)

‘The Global AI Industry is Intensifying Mass Surveillance in India’, Digital Forensic Lab, (September 8, 2020)

‘Too Many Questions Remain Unanswered in India’s Proposal to Regulate Non-Personal Data’, The Wire, (August 11, 2020). (with Anouk Ruhaak)

‘India’s digital response to COVID-19 risks inefficacy, exclusion and discrimination’, Caravan Magazine, (April 19, 2020). (with Amba Kak)

‘The Indian Algorithmic Services: When AI gets to decide who gets welfare’, Forbes, (August 4, 2021)

‘Personal Data Protection Bill strikes a discordant note on ‘non-personal data’, The Indian Express, (January 3, 2020).

Press coverage of the AI Observatory in The New Indian Express, Financial Times, Venture Beat.