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Notes from a Digital Republic

A note from IFF to it's broader community on the 71st Republic day.
26 January, 2020
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Educate and advocate for better privacy protection before the Data Protection JPC

Read SaveOurPrivacy.in's analysis of the PDP Bill, 2019. This helps you form your views and participate in the invitation to public comments invited by the Joint Parliamentary Committee.
25 January, 2020
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It's the final countdown (kinda) on the Data Protection Bill #SaveOurPrivacy

Joint parliamentary committee invites evidence on the Data Protection Bill, 2019.
24 January, 2020
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Indian Journalists Union defends media's right to report on MeToo allegations

In the latest hearing in Subodh Gupta's defamation suit, IJU emphasized that news reports cannot be de-indexed without providing the journalists a hearing and argued there was a distinction between merely republishing defamatory allegations and reporting on them.
23 January, 2020
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Four ways how the 2020 budget can promote the digital economy and rights

We have made 4 recommendations to the Ministry of Finance for the Union Budget 2020-21.
21 January, 2020
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Read our summary of TRAI’s consultation paper on net neutrality enforcement #SaveTheInternet

Read our summary and participate in TRAI's Consultation on Traffic Management Practices (TMPs) and Multi-Stakeholder Body for Net Neutrality by Jan. 31, 2020.
15 January, 2020
3 min read

Security researchers need legislative protection for responsible disclosure

Security researchers, vulnerability testers and journalists need to be protected, especially when reporting on data breaches in India.
15 January, 2020
4 min read

A cyber secure India, starts with securing Indians

Our submission to the National Security Council Secretariat for framing of the National Cyber Security Strategy 2020 (NCSS 2020) focusses on protecting individual privacy.
13 January, 2020
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SC's Kashmir communication shutdown judgement is just the beginning of a long uphill campaign

The Supreme Court's judgement in Anuradha Bhasin v. Union of India is a step in the right direction but fails to provide immediate relief to Kashmiris who have already suffered immense hardship due to the 158 day communication shutdown.
10 January, 2020
6 min read

Young Indians are mature enough to have a conversation on porn. Parliamentary Committee should invite further inputs.

We made submissions to the ad-hoc committee constituted to study the impact of porn on social media.
08 January, 2020
2 min read

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