Catergory

Data Protection

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
2 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

We need a transparent and accessible Joint Parliamentary Committee on Data Protection!

To ensure people are brought to the forefront in determining their own data protection regime, we write to the Joint Parliamentary Committee with a few suggestions.
20 December, 2019
2 min read

Here comes the Bill, all dressed in Nil #SaveOurPrivacy

As the Data Protection Bill has made its appearance, we list out existing and new additions to our concerns with the Bill.
17 December, 2019
6 min read

How far have we come as India prepares for its much awaited data protection law.

As the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 makes it way to Parliament, we showcase some of IFF's work in ensuring India has a well-established data protection framework.
27 November, 2019
4 min read

Need silver linings? NPCI responds to our representation. It is investigating the Truecaller "Breach"

NPCI writes back indicated two specific steps to counter the Truecaller breach. First it had stopped on boarding new Truecaller users on the UPI Platform. Second the matter is under investigation and we will be informed after diligence is completed in all matters.
07 August, 2019
1 min read

True (caller) or False (caller)? We ask NPCI to answer this question.

Truecaller users faced automatic registration of their UPI based IDs without their knowledge and consent. We write to the NPCI suggesting a few measures to consider in addressing these issues.
02 August, 2019
2 min read

Personal Data and Information Privacy Code Bill, 2019 introduced in the Lok Sabha today! #SaveOurPrivacy

IFF goes to Parliament with Dr. Ravikumar (Lok Sabha, MP from Tamil Nadu). Today, the Personal Data and Information Privacy Code Bill, 2019 was introduced!
26 July, 2019
2 min read

“No more data collection without privacy protection” #DNABill #SaveOurPrivacy

In the present winter session of parliment a key proposal impacting our privacy may pass into law. The, DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018 is up for consideration & passage and we need to oppose it.
11 December, 2018
1 min read

Winter (session) is here! #SaveOurPrivacy

The winter session of parliament will start on December 11, 2018 in which important legislative business on privacy will be conducted across three key legislations.
10 December, 2018
2 min read

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