Privacy

Legal notice to the Delhi Government to immediately halt CCTV installations.

As the Delhi Government begins installation of CCTV cameras, we write to the Chief Minister of concerns with its process and lack of safeguards.

We won’t give up! IFF approaches CIC against MHA’s refusal to disclose surveillance figures.

After the MHA rejected our RTI applications about use of surveillance powers on flimsy grounds, IFF has filed an appeal before the CIC and we are willing to go the distance in this fight for transparency.

Too many cooks won't spoil this broth. Need for larger participation by the Parliamentary Committee on IT.

As the Parliamentary Committee on Information Technology widens the ambit of its hearings to other online platforms, we ask them to ensure the inclusion of civil society organisations, academics and experts. We also raise some questions regarding the criteria and scope of these hearings.

Need for the Parliamentary Committee on IT to broaden participation and move towards outcomes

Next week the Parliamentary Committee on IT will hold a hearing on, ‘Safeguarding citizens’ data on social/online news media platforms’. It invites Government officials & Twitter. Public participation is necessary on this vital issue.

Explainer: How the MHA notification is another step in making India into a survelliance state #SaveOurPrivacy

So has the government merely issued a routine notification empowering intelligence agencies to gather intelligence to prevent terrorism or is this the creation of a surveillance state?

“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.