digital Rights

SC issues notice in Foundation for Media Professional’s petition seeking regulation of police’s power to search & seize electronic devices

Supreme Court has directed Union Government to respond and tagged the Petition, with an existing challenge.

Bittersweet moment: 5 years to the landmark Privacy judgement, but no data protection law yet! #SaveOurPrivacy

Today, August 24, 2022, marks the 5th year anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court Right to Privacy judgement, a momentous day for the history of digital rights & freedom. Read on to know how the decision advanced jurisprudence on key issues & how its implementation has been far from perfect.

Monsoon Session 2022: A Digital Rights Review

The Monsoon session of Parliament was held from July 18, 2022 to August 8, 2022. Parliament adjourned sine die two working days ahead of schedule, having sat for 16 days. This post aims to assess how the Parliament fared with respect to digital rights.

Legislative Brief on Digital Rights for Monsoon Session 2022

In our brief, we highlight some of the focus areas within the larger issues of digital rights, data governance, increased digitalisation in the absence of robust rights-based policies, and other concerns that call for extensive deliberation in the Houses of Parliament.