Securing Examination Data: No Child’s Play

Concerned about the threat to children's privacy and safety caused by such data breaches, in July 2021, IFF sent thirty-two representations to the State and Union Territory Commissions for the Protection of Child Rights in India.

Dear Standing Committee, We Have Some Questions on Pegasus

We wrote to the Standing Committee on IT with questions for the MHA, MeitY and MoC related to the Pegasus revelations.

Women’s safety on the internet has to account for intersectionality

In light of recent incident wherein women belonging to the Muslim community were targeted, we have written to the NCW & DCW with our recommendations as well as to asking them to remove the domain registered with them.

IFF’s Statement on Hacking Revelations made by the Pegasus Project

Read our statement in response to the revelations made by the Pegasus Project which revealed that over 300 verified Indian mobile telephone numbers were targeted by the Israeli spyware firm, NSO Group.

From investigation to conviction: How does the Police use FRT?

In this post, we look at how the Police uses facial recognition technology based on its accuracy rates as well as analyse the admissibility of FRT based evidence in courts.

Emotion Recognition Technology: An explainer

Wondering where emotion recognition originated and what it entails? Read this short explainer on the technology and why its use is problematic.

Digital Transparency: A Right to Information Report for May, 2021

Since our last report in the month of April, IFF has filed 32 RTI requests and 1 first appeal. Here, we give you an overview of the requests filed and explain why demanding transparency from government authorities is one of the key elements in our fight to protect digital rights.

Facial Recognition Laws in China #ProjectPanoptic

In the third part of our series on FRT regulation around the world, we will take a look at what are the existing laws regulating FRT in China, the reality of FRT development & use by it and how it affects India.

IFF at RightsCon 2021!

Excited about RightsCon 2021? We are too! Find out which panels we are participating in.

The Delhi Govt. is using facial recognition on children in Govt. schools #ProjectPanoptic

We wrote to the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) urging them to step in to protect child rights in Delhi against use of harmful facial recognition technology in schools.