Sunil Abraham, cofounder and former head of the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), has joined Facebook India's public policy team as director for data and emerging technology. Reporting to Ankhi Das, Abraham will "lead and shape the company's stance on tech policy issues in India". He will contribute to policy developments in India and South Asia on "data protection, privacy, new and emerging tech and represent Facebook's position in these multi-stakeholder processes", and will also work on consumer protection and AI-led innovation for new products and services. Abraham co-founded policy and research organisation CIS in 2008 and served as executive director until November last year. He had continued as interim executive director until March, when Amber Sinha replaced him. Facebook accused to bias in favour of BJP leaders Over the past months, Facebook's public policy team, headed by Ankhi…
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