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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.

Four months on, Aarogya Setu is still not open-source. WHY and WHEN is what the nation really wants to know! #SaveOurPrivacy

Four months, after its initial release, the Aarogya Setu app is not open-source in the true sense of the term. Source code releases have been slow and incomplete. This is preventing the Indian tech community from collaborating and contributing.

IFF's Legal Notice to the NCRB on the Revised RFP for the National Automated Facial Recognition System #ProjectPanoptic

IFF has sent the NCRB a legal notice asking them to recall the revised RFP for AFRS citing concerns of violations of fundamental rights of privacy and freedom of speech and expression.