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We wrote to the UGC and the Ministry of Education on exam proctoring

Following multiple reports of the use of exam proctoring technology by various universities across the country, we wrote to the University Grants Commission and the Ministry of Education.

Ensuring security and the protection of privacy in data centres

IFF has sent its comments to the MEITY on the Draft Data Centre Policy. In our comments we highlighted four issues we feel the policy must address: adequate security standards, safeguards for user privacy, firm regulatory oversight, and the unecessary imposition of ESMA.

Watch the Watchmen Series Part 5 : The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019

In the fifth part of our "Watch the Watchmen" series, we take a closer look at PDP Bill which is likely to be tabled in next year's Budget Session.

Watch the Watchmen Series Part 4 : The National Automated Facial Recognition System

In the fourth part of our "Watch the Watchmen" series which aims to develop and use a national database of photographs which is to be used in conjunction with a facial recognition technology system by Central and State security agencies to swiftly identify criminals.

Move fast, break things? Not when sensitive health data is at stake! #SaveOurPrivacy

We wrote to the National Health Authority seeking enactment of general and sectoral data protection laws and meaningful public consultation prior to deployment of any national digital health ID programme.

Let's bring academics, experts and civil society to the table! #SaveOurPrivacy

The Personal Data Protection Bill (PDP) 2019, which is critical for the data privacy, is being considered by a special Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) and it must invite independent experts and civil society organisations for depositions.