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Analysing the Right to Privacy and Dignity with Respect to the UID

by Deva Prasad — last modified Mar 21, 2012 09:54 AM
January 26, 2011

In the below note, Deva Prasad, LLM Candidate at NLSIU, explores the challenges that the UID project faces from a legal perspective.

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Privacy Matters — Conference Report

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Jan 27, 2011 10:22 AM
January 24, 2011

A one-day conference on Privacy Matters was held on Sunday, 23 January 2011 at the National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) Law School in Kolkata. This was the first of a series of eleven conferences on ‘privacy’ that Privacy India is scheduled to host in different Indian cities from January to June this year. Members of Parliament, Sri Manoj Bhattacharya from the Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) and Sri Nilotpal Basu from the Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI (M) spoke in the conference. Students, the civil society and lawyers also participated in it.

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Privacy Matters Conference Agenda

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Jan 14, 2011 11:45 AM
January 14, 2011

The "Privacy Matters" conference is taking place on Sunday January 23rd, at NUJS Law school at 10:30. It is a full day event that will discuss the challenges and concerns of privacy in India. Below is the agenda for the event. We look forward to your participation and attendance.

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An Open Letter to the Finance Committee: SCOSTA Standards

by Elonnai Hickok — last modified Dec 20, 2013 03:58 AM
January 06, 2011

The UID Bill has been placed to the Finance Committee for review and approval. Through a series of open letters to the Finance Committee, civil society is asking the committee to take into consideration and change certain aspects of the Bill and the project. The below note compares the SCOSTA standard with the Aadhaar biometric standard, and explains why we believe the SCOSTA standard should replace the Aadhaar biometric standard for the authentication process in the UID scheme.

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Jurisdictional Issues in Cyberspace

by Justice S Muralidhar — last modified Mar 21, 2012 10:00 AM
January 04, 2011

This article by Justice S Muralidhar was published in the Indian Journal of Law and Technology, Volume 6, 2010. It explores in detail the jurisdiction of courts when dealing with disputes arising from commercial transactions on the Internet.

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Does the UID Reflect India?

by Elonnai Hickok — last modified Mar 22, 2012 05:45 AM
December 27, 2010

On December 17th the Campaign for No UID held a press conference and public meeting in Bangalore. Below is a summary and analysis of the events.

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The Privacy Rights of Whistleblowers

by Elonnai Hickok — last modified Mar 22, 2012 05:47 AM
December 20, 2010

The recent disclosures from Wikileaks have shown that the right to information, whistle-blowing, and privacy are interconnected. This note looks at the different ways in which the three are related, as well as looking at the benefits and drawbacks to Wikileaks in terms of privacy.

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UID & Privacy - A Call for Papers

by Elonnai Hickok — last modified Mar 21, 2012 10:03 AM
December 15, 2010

Privacy India is inviting individuals to author short papers focused on Unique Identity (UID) and Privacy. Selected candidates will have their papers published on the CIS website, and their transportation and accommodation provided for the “Privacy Matters” conference being held in Kolkata on 22 January 2010.

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Should Ratan Tata be Afforded the Right to Privacy?

by Elonnai Hickok — last modified Mar 21, 2012 10:03 AM
December 08, 2010

The Ratan Tata case has raised many important questions pertaining to privacy. This note looks at a few of those questions, and the debate that centers around them.

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DSCI Information Security Summit 2010 – A Report

by Elonnai Hickok — last modified Mar 21, 2012 10:04 AM
December 07, 2010

On 2 and 3 December 2010, the DSCI Information Security Summit 2010 took place in the Trident Hotel, Chennai. The two day summit included a broad spectrum of speakers/panels and topics, ranging from Securing Data & Systems to how to leverage the Cloud. The key speakers were Mr. Gulshan Rai, Director General, CERT-In, DIT, Mr. Rajeev Kapoor, Joint Secretary, DoPT, Govt. of India, Mr. Vakul Sharma, Advocate, Supreme Court of India and Dr. Kamlesh Bajaj, CEO, DSCI. Elonnai Hickok attended the summit.

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