Catergory

Data Protection

#StartfromScratch: Constitutional Utopias of Digital Protection

In the final piece in our series on the Data Protection Bill, we first explain the 7 fundamental principles of the Indian Privacy Code. Then we analyse two alternative data protection bills: the Data (Privacy and Protection) Bill, 2017 and the Personal Data and Information Privacy Code Bill, 2019.
23 April, 2021
9 min read

Launching CyberSec Charcha: IFF's monthly digital security update!

We are launching CyberSec Charcha, a free, monthly cyber security newsletter with a round up of the latest developments in digital security. Sign up today!
22 April, 2021
5 min read

We urge CBSE to consider the pandemic as a time for care for students, not violations of their privacy.

Read our analysis of CBSE's response to our representation on facial recognition use on students for access to digital documents.
16 April, 2021
5 min read

Buffering Justice : A call for greater participation in the Draft Vision Document for Judicial Digitisation

E-Committee has released the draft vision document of e-Courts Project Phase III. We encourage you to submit your comments on [email protected]. In this post, we have provided our inputs on the document.
13 April, 2021
9 min read

#StartFromScratch: Why is the data protection bill being criticized?

In the third edition of #StartFromScratch, we explain the key issues with the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019.
08 April, 2021
7 min read

#StartFromScratch: An Explainer on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019

Part 2 of our series on the data bill will explain the basics of the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019. In it, we provide an introduction to the main definitions, the Data Processing Authority is, user rights, and exemptions provided to the government.
03 April, 2021
8 min read

CIC observes that IT Ministry's denial on RTI for comments on the Data Protection Bill is, "grossly improper" #SaveOurPrivacy

In a positive order in our second appeal related to the Data Protection Bill, the CIC directed the CPIO of MeitY to re-visit the RTI application and provide us with a revised reply.
02 April, 2021
7 min read

Kwik to deny a data breach, MobiKwik must move faster to address it

We have written to the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN) asking them to initiate an inquiry over the data breach in terms of Section 70B(6) of the Information Technology Act, 2000. In this post, we point out the five steps MobiKwik must take to alleviate the situation.
31 March, 2021
5 min read

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

Read more about RTI work for the month of January, 2021.
28 January, 2021
4 min read

Delhi HC issues notice to govt in petition challenging denial of RTI regarding Aarogya Setu #SaveOurPrivacy

Today, the Delhi HC issued notice to the CPIOs of DeitY, MeitY, NeGD and NIC in a petition filed by RTI activist, Saurav Das, challenging denial of information relating to the creation of the Aarogya Setu app.
19 January, 2021
4 min read

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