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Privacy

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.
07 February, 2019
3 min read

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?
23 December, 2018
6 min read

“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.
11 December, 2018
1 min read

Winter (session) is here! #SaveOurPrivacy

The winter session of parliament will start on December 11, 2018 in which important legislative business on privacy will be conducted across three key legislations.
10 December, 2018
2 min read

The drafting process for the Data Protection Bill should not be shrouded in secrecy #SaveOurPrivacy

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has denied SaveOurPrivacy.in's request for transparency in the drafting of India's privacy law. We have filed first appeals under the RTI Act.
06 December, 2018
2 min read

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#SaveOurPrivacy initial statement on Justice Srikrishna Committee Report

Originally posted on SaveOurPrivacy.in [https://saveourprivacy.in/blog/initial-statement-on-justice-srikrishna-committee-report] The Expert Committee chaired by Retd. Justice B.N. Srikrishna submitted its 176 page report [http://meity.gov.in/writereaddata/files/Data_Protection_Committee_Report.pdf] to the Minister of Electronics and Information Technology at 1600 Hrs on 27 July 2018 (today). The Committee also submitted a draft of the legislation on data protection titled, ‘The Personal Data P
27 July, 2018
3 min read

We call on the TRAI to protect user privacy in the Indian telecom sector!

Fresh off the historic nine judge decision of the Supreme Court holding privacy as a fundamental right, IFF has called on the TRAI to protect user privacy and data protection in its ongoing public consultation “Privacy, Security and Ownership of the Data in the Telecom Sector”. We previously posted a short summary [https://www.internetfreedom.in/summary-of-the-consultation-paper-on-privacy-security-and-ownership-of-the-data/] of this consultation paper back in September. You can read our full
07 November, 2017
2 min read

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