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Blog Entry CIS Comments and Recommendations to the Human DNA Profiling Bill, June 2015
by Elonnai Hickok, Vipul Kharbanda and Vanya Rakesh published Aug 27, 2015 last modified Sep 02, 2015 05:09 PM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) submitted a clause-by-clause comments on the Human DNA Profiling Bill that was circulated by the Department of Biotechnology on June 9, 2015.
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Blog Entry Human DNA Profiling Bill 2012 v/s 2015 Bill
by Vanya Rakesh published Sep 06, 2015 — filed under: , ,
This entry analyses the Human DNA Profiling Bill introduced in 2012 with the provisions of the 2015 Bill
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Blog Entry Re: The Human DNA Profiling Bill, 2012
by Bhairav Acharya published Oct 09, 2013 last modified Oct 29, 2013 10:00 AM — filed under: , ,
This short note speaks to legal issues arising from the proposed Human DNA Profiling Bill, 2012 ("DBT Bill") that was circulated drafted under the aegis of the Department of Biotechnology of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, which seeks to collect human DNA samples, profile them and store them. These comments are made clause-by-clause against the DBT Bill.
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Blog Entry Concerns Regarding DNA Law
by Bhairav Acharya published Oct 09, 2013 last modified Oct 29, 2013 10:09 AM — filed under: , ,
Recently, a long government process to draft a law to permit the collection, processing, profiling, use and storage of human DNA is nearing conclusion. There are several concerns with this government effort. Below, we present broad-level issues to be kept in mind while dealing with DNA law.
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Blog Entry DNA ‘Evidence’: Only Opinion, Not Science, And Definitely Not Proof Of Crime!
by Elonnai Hickok and Murali Neelakantan published Aug 22, 2018 — filed under: , ,
On August 9, 2018, the DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018 was introduced in the Lok Sabha and we commented on some key aspects of it earlier.
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Regulation, misuse concerns still dog DNA profiling bill
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 29, 2015 last modified Sep 13, 2015 08:32 AM — filed under: , ,
Experts fear such data could be used for non-forensic purposes and are concerned about the vast powers to be vested in proposed DNA profiling board.
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Why the DNA Bill is open to misuse: Sunil Abraham
by Sunil Abraham published Aug 01, 2015 last modified Sep 13, 2015 08:37 AM — filed under: , ,
The Human DNA Profiling Bill, the law that regulates the collection, storage and use of the human genetic code, has attracted some strong criticism from civil liberties groups including the Bengaluru-based Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) which had participated in the expert committee for DNA profiling constituted by the Department of Biotechnology in 2012.
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Genetic Profiling: Is it all in the DNA?
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 07, 2015 last modified Sep 13, 2015 09:47 AM — filed under: , ,
A Bill seeks to make genetic profiling mandatory for the fight against crime—and generates a debate about the clash of ethics, freedom, science and data.
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