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CCTVs in Public Spaces and the Data Protection Bill, 2021

by Anamika Kundu and Digvijay S Chaudhary — last modified Apr 28, 2022 02:29 AM

This article has been authored by Ms. Anamika Kundu, Research Assistant at the Centre for Internet and Society, and Digvijay S. Chaudhary, Researcher at the Centre for Internet and Society. This blog is a part of RSRR’s Blog Series on the Right to Privacy and the Legality of Surveillance, in collaboration with the Centre for Internet & Society.

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Rethinking Acquisition of Digital Devices by Law Enforcement Agencies

by Harikartik Ramesh — last modified May 02, 2022 09:27 AM

This article has been selected as a part of The Right to Privacy and the Legality of Surveillance series organized in collaboration with the RGNUL Student Research Review (RSRR) Journal.

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Comments to the draft Motor Vehicle Aggregators Scheme, 2021

by Chiara Furtado, Aayush Rathi and Abhishek Sekharan — last modified Apr 01, 2022 03:25 PM

This submission presents a response by researchers at the Centre for Internet and Society, India (CIS) to the draft Motor Vehicle Aggregators Scheme, 2021 published by the Transport Department, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi, (hereafter “draft Scheme”).

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Personal Data Protection Bill must examine data collection practices that emerged during pandemic

by Shweta Mohandas and Anamika Kundu — last modified Mar 30, 2022 03:15 PM

The PDP bill is speculated to be introduced during the winter session of the parliament soon. The PDP Bill in its current form provides wide-ranging exemptions which allow government agencies to process citizen’s data in order to fulfil its responsibilities. The bill could ensure that employers have some responsibility towards the data they collect from the employees.

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Nothing to Kid About – Children's Data Under the New Data Protection Bill

by Shweta Mohandas and Anamika Kundu — last modified Mar 10, 2022 01:19 PM

The pandemic has forced policymakers to adapt their approach to people's changing practices, from looking at contactless ways of payment to the shifting of educational institutions online.

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Clause 12 Of The Data Protection Bill And Digital Healthcare: A Case Study

Clause 12 Of The Data Protection Bill And Digital Healthcare: A Case Study

by Amber Sinha — last modified Mar 01, 2022 03:07 PM

In light of the state’s emerging digital healthcare apparatus, how does Clause 12 alter the consent and purpose limitation model?

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How Function Of State May Limit Informed Consent: Examining Clause 12 Of The Data Protection Bill

How Function Of State May Limit Informed Consent: Examining Clause 12 Of The Data Protection Bill

by Amber Sinha — last modified Mar 01, 2022 02:56 PM

The collective implication of leaving out ‘proportionality’ from Clause 12 is to provide very wide discretionary powers to the state.

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CIS Comments and Recommendations on the Data Protection Bill, 2021

by Pallavi Bedi and Shweta Mohandas — last modified Feb 14, 2022 04:07 PM

This document is a revised version of the comments we provided on the 2019 Bill on 20 February 2020, with updates based on the amendments in the 2021 Bill.

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Notes for India as the digital trade juggernaut rolls on

by Arindrajit Basu — last modified Feb 09, 2022 03:04 PM

Sitting out trade negotiations could result in the country losing out on opportunities to shape the rules.

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