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Joanne DCunha

Joanne DCunha

The purpose of 'Public' in 'Public Consultation', lest we merely consult.

The Draft Personal Data Protection Bill was first put up for public consultation in August 2018. While there have been many responses, these submissions have not been made public. This lack of transparency is a cause for concern as the Bill moves to Parliament.
25 June, 2019
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And we can't stop, and we won't stop #SaveOurPrivacy continues...

This budget session of parliament is super important to your privacy. Read on to understand how #SaveOurPrivacy is fighting hard to advance your rights!
24 June, 2019
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Urgent speech law reform needed to protect online freedom in India.

With the formation of the new Government and our best foot forward, we call upon the Central Government to take steps to address the arbitrary arrests of social media users and pursue the reform of speech law in India.
10 June, 2019
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Legal notice to the Delhi Government to immediately halt CCTV installations.

As the Delhi Government begins installation of CCTV cameras, we write to the Chief Minister of concerns with its process and lack of safeguards.
06 June, 2019
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Net Neutrality enforcement in India needs to find its bearings.

TRAI will release a new round of consultation on the compliance of net neutrality. We continue to restate the need for an enforcement mechanism and transparency and disclosure.
30 May, 2019
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Democracy, first and foremost.

As India looks to the next 5 years of Government, it is important to ensure the protection of individual liberties stands at the forefront.
23 May, 2019
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Phantom sensations of 66A.

We've been experiencing phantom sensations of 66A over the last week or so. Two very important aspects were involved, a meme and the Supreme Court.
21 May, 2019
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Venom, venom, venom. BSNL engaging in code injections.

Documents reports of code injections producing advertisments and images by BSNL's has led us to question security and legality of their actions. We write to BSNL to take necessary recourse in addressing the issue.
17 May, 2019
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Bringing out the big guns. Justice for Rights appeals.

A Special Leave Petition was filed by the Justice for Rights foundation in the Supreme Court of India against the decision of the Delhi High Court on regulation of content on online viewing platforms.
13 May, 2019
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