Catergory

Data Protection

The Committee on IT is meeting next week! #SaveOurPrivacy

The Committee on IT is meeting on June 10, 2020 to discuss the issue of, "Citizens data security and privacy". We are hopeful it puts questions on Aarogya Setu and Data Breaches to the Ministry of IT.
05 June, 2020
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It's time to stop data breaches and security vulnerabilities. We write to the IT Ministry. #SaveOurPrivacy

Till we fix the regulatory and cyber security plumbing of our digital, public infrastructure the data leaks and cyber security vulnerabilities will continue
02 June, 2020
5 min read

We wrote to the Kerala Government and the Expert Committee formed on the Sprinklr Inc. Data Protection issue in Kerala highlighting the need for preserving the ideal of Constitutional Federalism #SaveOurPrivacy

In our representation to the Government of Kerala and the Expert Committee formed on the issue, we have pointed out certain lacunae in the Kerala HC order addressing the issue and have made specific suggestions on how best to resolve them.
21 May, 2020
6 min read

Kerala High Court hears challenges against mandatory imposition of Aarogya Setu

The Kerala High Court has directed MeitY to file a response to petitions challenging mandatory imposition of Aarogya Setu and to state on record that data collected by the app will not be misused.
12 May, 2020
6 min read

Workers of a digital world unite to advance privacy, dignity and autonomy! #SaveOurPrivacy

This May Day, IFF and a diverse group of individuals and organizations write to the government to ensure that privacy, dignity and autonomy of workers is not compromised during the COVID-19 crisis.
01 May, 2020
7 min read

Legal Notice to BECIL for it's tender to procure employee tracking smartwatches and a Covid-19 mass surveillance system #SaveOurPrivacy

IFF has sent a legal notice to a government entity BECIL that intends to procure two items (amongst a larger procurement of various other medical safety devices), i.e. “Personnel Tracking GPS Solution” and the “Covid–19 Patient Tracking Tool”.
26 April, 2020
5 min read

We wrote to NCRB and MHA requesting them to halt their ongoing National Automated Facial Recognition System (AFRS) project #SaveOurPrivacy

We have shared a representation with the NCRB and the Hon’ble Minister of Home Affairs Mr Amit Shah highlighting the legal and constitutional issues with their National Automated Facial Recognition System (AFRS) project.
22 April, 2020
4 min read

Data Protection and the National Population Register #SaveOurPrivacy

IFF's brief highlights how NPR violates data protection principles of lawfulness, consent, purpose limitation, data minimization and accountability. Based on this case study, the brief identifies various loopholes in the PDP Bill and recommends necessary changes to the Joint Parliamentary Committee.
28 February, 2020
3 min read

Workplace Surveillance: Your employer could be watching you

Read IFF's public brief highlighting the impact of the Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 on workplace surveillance and participate in the consultation being held by the Joint Parliamentary Committee.
12 February, 2020
3 min read

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
2 min read

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