Privacy

Read IFF’s Response to the Draft Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2020. Our Ask? Hold Big Tech Accountable

IFF responded to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs; draft Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2020 . We suggest ways in which the Government could strengthen and streamline its institutions. We also stress on the need for India’s competition laws to reflect challenges emerging from technology markets.

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.

Lessons from the International Debate on Facial Recognition

We trace the international debate on use of facial recognition technology and recommend imposing a 3 year moratorium in India.

Problems with Facial Recognition Technology Operating in a Legal Vacuum

While the obvious problem with introduction of facial recognition in India is that a faulty system with a high error rate may be implemented, the implementation of an accurate FRT system also raises serious privacy concerns.

Introduction to Facial Recognition Projects in India

In the first of a three part series, we map major facial recognition projects being implemented by the Central and State Governments and broadly classify them according to intended purpose.

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.