You are here: Home

Did you not find what you were looking for? Try the Advanced Search to refine your search.

Search results 977 items matching your search terms.

Subscribe to an always-updated feed of these search terms

UID Meeting in Bangalore – A Report
On 23 November 2010 a public meeting was held for the UID in Bangalore. The speakers included B.K Chandrashekar, former Chairman of the Karnataka Legislature ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 04, 2011 08:14 AM — Filed under:
UID & Privacy - A Call for Papers
Privacy India is inviting individuals to author short papers focused on Unique Identity (UID) and Privacy. Selected candidates will have their papers published ... by Elonnai Hickok last modified Mar 21, 2012 10:03 AM — Filed under: ,
The Privacy Rights of Whistleblowers
The recent disclosures from Wikileaks have shown that the right to information, whistle-blowing, and privacy are interconnected. This note looks at the ... by Elonnai Hickok last modified Mar 22, 2012 05:47 AM — Filed under: ,
An Open Letter to the Finance Committee: SCOSTA Standards
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 ... by Elonnai Hickok last modified Dec 20, 2013 03:58 AM — Filed under:
Privacy Matters — Conference Report
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 ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 27, 2011 10:22 AM — Filed under: ,
Privacy By Design — Conference Report
How do we imagine privacy? How is privacy being built into technological systems? On April 16th,The Center for Internet and Society hosted Privacy by Design, ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 22, 2011 12:03 PM — Filed under: ,
Bloggers' Rights Subordinated to Rights of Expression: Cyber Law Expert
Vijayashankar, an eminent cyber law expert answers Elonnai Hickok’s questions on bloggers' rights, freedom of expression and privacy in this e-mail interview ... by Elonnai Hickok last modified Mar 21, 2012 09:35 AM — Filed under: ,
A Street View of Private and the Public
Prashant Iyengar on how in the eyes of the law, the internet giant is like the homeless in India. This article was published by Tehelka on June 4, 2011. by Prashant Iyengar last modified Mar 21, 2012 09:34 AM — Filed under: ,
Privacy Matters, Guwahati — Event Report
On June 23, a public seminar on “Privacy Matters” was held at the Don Bosco Institute in Karhulli, Guwahati. It was organised by IDRC, Society in Action Group, ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 26, 2011 10:31 AM — Filed under: ,
An Overview of DNA Labs in India
DNA fingerprinting has become the most precise and technologically advanced method for identifying crimes such as murder, kidnapping, robbery and rape. Police ... by Shilpa Narani last modified Feb 02, 2016 01:11 PM — Filed under: ,
My Experiment with Scam Baiting
Today, as I am sure many of you have experienced, Internet scams are widespread and very deceptive. As part of my research into privacy and the Internet, I ... by Sahana Sarkar last modified Mar 13, 2012 10:43 AM — Filed under: ,
UID: Nothing to Hide, Nothing to Fear?
Isn’t it interesting that authorities ask you about your identity and you end up showing your proof of existence! Isn’t this breaching into one’s personal ... by Shilpa Narani last modified Sep 28, 2011 11:44 AM — Filed under: ,
An Interview with Activist Shubha Chacko: Privacy and Sex Workers
On February 20th I had the opportunity to speak with Shubha Chacko on privacy and sex workers. Ms. Chacko is an activist who works for Aneka, an NGO based in ... by Elonnai Hickok last modified Mar 28, 2012 06:26 AM — Filed under: ,
Limits to Privacy
In his research article, Prashant Iyengar examines the limits to privacy for individuals in light of the provisions of the Constitution of India, public ... by Prashant Iyengar last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:28 AM — Filed under: ,
Video Surveillance and Its Impact on the Right to Privacy
The need for video surveillance has grown in this technologically driven era as a mode of law enforcement. Video Surveillance is very useful to governments and ... by Vaishnavi Chillakuru last modified Sep 29, 2011 05:35 AM — Filed under: ,
When Data Means Privacy, What Traces Are You Leaving Behind?
How do you know yourself to be different from others? What defines the daily life that you live and the knowledge you produce in the span of this life? Is all ... by Noopur Raval last modified Nov 24, 2011 09:24 AM — Filed under: ,
Privacy & Media Law
In her research, Sonal Makhija, a Bangalore-based lawyer, tries to delineate the emerging privacy concerns in India and the existing media norms and guidelines ... by Sonal Makhija last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:26 AM — Filed under: ,
Right to Privacy Bill 2010 — A Few Comments
Earlier this year, in February 2011, Rajeev Chandrasekhar introduced the Right to Privacy Bill, 2010 in the Rajya Sabha. The Bill is meant to “provide ... by Elonnai Hickok last modified Mar 22, 2012 06:26 AM — Filed under: ,
Open Letter to the Finance Committee: Operational Design
The objective of the UID project is to provide identity infrastructure that is not susceptible to fraud or error. This note highlights parts of the operational ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 17, 2011 10:02 AM — Filed under:
Open Letter to the Finance Committee: UID Budget
This note presents the aspects of the UID project, which have not been considered or incorporated into the UID’s budget. The costs include re-enrollment, loss ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 17, 2011 11:18 AM — Filed under:
Open Letter to the Finance Committe: Biometrics
This note points out the weaknesses inherent in biometrics and the pitfalls in using them. It recommends procedural safeguards that should be adopted by the ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 17, 2011 01:12 PM — Filed under:
Open Letter to the Finance Committee: Finance and Security
This note explores the three connections between finance and security and demonstrates the cost implications of operating a centrally designed identity ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 17, 2011 11:57 AM — Filed under:
Open Letter to the Finance Committee: UID and Transactions
Since official documentation from the UIDAI is very limited, we assume that data pertaining to transactions would comprise of the Aadhaar number, identifier of ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 24, 2011 01:35 PM — Filed under:
'Privacy Matters', Ahmedabad: Conference Report
On 26 March 2011, civil society, lawyers, judges, students and NGO’s, gathered together at the Ahmedabad Management Association to take part in 'Privacy ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 04, 2011 04:45 AM — Filed under: ,
Privacy and the Information Technology Act — Do we have the Safeguards for Electronic Privacy?
How do the provisions of the Information Technology Act measure up to the challenges of privacy infringement? Does it provide an adequate and useful safeguard ... by Prashant Iyengar last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:29 AM — Filed under: ,
Consumer Privacy in e-Commerce
Looking at the larger picture of national security versus consumer privacy, Sahana Sarkar says that though consumer privacy is important in the world of ... by Sahana Sarkar last modified Mar 28, 2012 04:53 AM — Filed under: ,
Copyright Enforcement and Privacy in India
Copyright can function contradictorily, as both the vehicle for the preservation of privacy as well as its abuse, writes Prashant Iyengar. The research ... by Prashant Iyengar last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:27 AM — Filed under: ,
Re-thinking Key Escrow
Would you make duplicates of your house keys and hand them over to the local police authority? And if so, would you feel safe? Naturally, one would protest ... by Natasha Vaz last modified Aug 22, 2011 11:44 AM — Filed under: ,
CCTV in Universities
Basic Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Infrastructure is used to observe movements from a central room, and consists of one or more video cameras that transmit ... by Merlin Oommen last modified Sep 01, 2011 09:50 AM — Filed under: ,
The Digital Identification Parade
NCRB’s proposed Automated Facial Recognition System impinges on right to privacy, is likely to target certain groups. by Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon last modified Jul 30, 2019 12:19 AM — Filed under: ,