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You Have the Right to Remain Silent
India has a long history of censorship that it justifies in the name of national security. But new laws governing the Internet are unreasonable and — given the ... by Anja Kovacs last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:55 AM — Filed under: , , ,
The Digital is Political
Technologies are not just agents of politics, there is politics in their design, writes Nishant Shah in this article published in Down to Earth in the Issue of ... by Nishant Shah last modified Mar 21, 2012 09:14 AM — Filed under:
Privacy and the Indian Copyright Act
India's Copyright Act was established in 1957, and is in the process of being placed before the Parliament in 2010. The provisions in the proposed Bill will ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 06, 2013 01:37 PM — Filed under: ,
Cybercrime and Privacy
Elonnai Hickok examines privacy in the context of India’s legal provisions on cybercrime. She picks up the relevant provisions of the Information Technology ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 14, 2010 01:21 PM — Filed under: ,
Public Statement to Final Draft of UID Bill
The final draft of the UID Bill that will be submitted to the Lok Sabha was made public on 8 November 2010. If the Bill is approved by Parliament, it will ... by Elonnai Hickok last modified Mar 22, 2012 05:48 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: ,
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: ,
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: ,
Managing Spectrum
The Empowered Group of Ministers' goal should be nothing short of a broadband revolution - Shyam Ponappa / New Delhi, November 5, 2009 (Business Standard) by Radha Rao last modified Aug 18, 2011 04:54 AM — Filed under:
India’s ‘Self-Goal’ in Telecom
by Shyam Ponappa last modified Apr 09, 2020 07:18 AM — Filed under: , ,
Workshop on Cyber-Ethics: Values-driven Innovative Solutions
Arindrajit Basu moderated a discussion on Cyber-Ethics at Swiss Nex (Consulate General of Switzerland, Bangalore on 28 June 2019. The event was organized by ... by Admin last modified Jul 06, 2019 12:51 AM — Filed under: ,
ICANN 65
Akriti Bopanna attended ICANN 65 in Marrakech, Morocco from 24 - 27 June 2019. by Admin last modified Jul 06, 2019 01:08 AM — Filed under: , ,
Interpreting the Outer Space Treaty's Non-Appropriation Principle: Customary International Law from 1967 to Today
Arindrajit Basu's research was quoted in the journal article authored by Abigail D. Pershing and published by Yale Journal of International Law. by Admin last modified Jul 06, 2019 03:17 AM — Filed under: