Need for the Parliamentary Committee on IT to broaden participation and move towards outcomes

Next week the Parliamentary Committee on IT will hold a hearing on, ‘Safeguarding citizens’ data on social/online news media platforms’. It invites Government officials & Twitter. Public participation is necessary on this vital issue.

We urge MEITY to press reboot on the Intermediary Rules #SaveOurPrivacy #RightToMeme

We urge MEITY to recall the Draft of “The Information Technology [Intermediary Guidelines (Amendment) Rules] 2018 and then start afresh.

Explainer: How the MHA notification is another step in making India into a survelliance state #SaveOurPrivacy

So has the government merely issued a routine notification empowering intelligence agencies to gather intelligence to prevent terrorism or is this the creation of a surveillance state?

#SaveOurPrivacy initial statement on Justice Srikrishna Committee Report

Originally posted on SaveOurPrivacy.in [https://saveourprivacy.in/blog/initial-statement-on-justice-srikrishna-committee-report] The Expert Committee chaired by Retd. Justice B.N. Srikrishna submitted its 176 page report [http://meity.gov.in/writereaddata/files/Data_Protection_Committee_Report.pdf] to the Minister of Electronics and Information Technology at 1600 Hrs on 27 July