Posts

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Mar 30, 2016 11:09 AM

Infographic: The Impending Right to Privacy Judgment

by Amber Sinha and Pooja Saxena — last modified Aug 22, 2017 11:50 PM
August 22, 2017

The ruling will be important not just for the immediate Aadhaar case but also numerous other matters to do with state intrusions, decisional autonomy and informational privacy.

Infographic: The Impending Right to Privacy Judgment - Read More…

Here’s why we need a lot more discussion on India’s new DNA Profiling Bill

Here’s why we need a lot more discussion on India’s new DNA Profiling Bill

by Elonnai Hickok — last modified Aug 21, 2017 11:48 PM
August 21, 2017

The DNA Profiling Bill 2017 is still missing a number of safeguards that would enable individual rights. The implications of creating regional and national level DNA databanks need to be fully understood and publicly debated.

Here’s why we need a lot more discussion on India’s new DNA Profiling Bill - Read More…

High Level Comparison and Analysis of the Use and Regulation of DNA Based Technology Bill 2017

by Elonnai Hickok — last modified Aug 11, 2017 02:16 AM

This blog post seeks to provide a high level comparison of the 2017 and 2015 DNA Profiling Bill - calling out positive changes, remaining issues, and missing provisions.

High Level Comparison and Analysis of the Use and Regulation of DNA Based Technology Bill 2017 - Read More…

Should an Inability to Precisely Define Privacy Render It Untenable as a Right?

by Amber Sinha — last modified Aug 04, 2017 01:49 AM
August 04, 2017

The judges may still be able to articulate the manner in which limits for a right to privacy may be arrived at, without explicitly specifying them.

Should an Inability to Precisely Define Privacy Render It Untenable as a Right? - Read More…

Data Protection: Understanding the General Data Protection Regulation

by Aditi Chaturvedi — last modified Jul 04, 2017 04:12 PM
July 04, 2017

As recently as May 27, 2016, the General Data Protection Regulation (REGULATION (EU) 2016/679) (hereinafter referred to as GDPR) was adopted. The Data Protection Directive (1995/46/EC) (hereinafter referred to as DPD) will be replaced by this Regulation.

Data Protection: Understanding the General Data Protection Regulation - Read More…

Cybersecurity Compilation: Indian Context

by Leilah Elmokadem and edited by Elonnai Hickok — last modified Jun 18, 2017 01:16 PM
June 18, 2017

This document intends to serve as a comprehensive source compiling all the cyber-security related regulations, policies, guidelines, notifications, executive orders, court rulings, etc.

Cybersecurity Compilation: Indian Context - Read More…

Comments from the Centre for Internet and Society on Renewal of .NET Registry Agreement

by Vidushi Marda — last modified Jun 06, 2017 01:35 PM
June 06, 2017

The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) is grateful for the opportunity to comment on the proposed renewal of the .NET Registry Agreement.

Comments from the Centre for Internet and Society on Renewal of .NET Registry Agreement - Read More…

Aadhaar Case: Beyond Privacy, An Issue of Bodily Integrity

by Amber Sinha and Aradhya Sethia — last modified May 03, 2017 04:02 PM

The insertion of Section 139AA in the Income Tax Act has been challenged and is being heard by a two-judge bench of the Supreme Court.

Aadhaar Case: Beyond Privacy, An Issue of Bodily Integrity - Read More…

Internet Shutdowns in 2016

by Japreet Grewal — last modified Apr 28, 2017 01:50 PM
April 27, 2017

An internet shutdown is an intentional disruption of internet or electronic communications, rendering them inaccessible or effectively unusable, for a specific population or within a location, often to exert control over the flow of information.

Internet Shutdowns in 2016 - Read More…

Killing of Yameen Rasheed Reveals Worsening Human Rights Situation in the Maldives

by Pranesh Prakash — last modified Apr 25, 2017 10:12 AM

A courageous liberal blogger in the Maldives was murdered for his words. The international community needs to act.

Killing of Yameen Rasheed Reveals Worsening Human Rights Situation in the Maldives - Read More…

Document Actions