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SaveOurPrivacy

The need to investigate the NSO Group, which was behind the Pegasus software, is now more than ever. #SaveOurPrivacy

We wrote to the Chief Ministers of Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh urging them to establish committees to investigate the Whatsapp hack. Our key recommendations were to include victim and expert testimony in the investigation which should be carried out in a transparent manner.
10 April, 2020
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Quarantine lists breach individual privacy! Social solidarity in times of Covid-19 #SaveOurPrivacy

We have written to the Government to issue advisories against lists of persons who are suspected or potentially infected with Covid-19 from being circulated on social media and WhatsApp groups.
30 March, 2020
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Essential Features of a Rights Respecting Data Protection Law #SaveOurPrivacy

IFF has made a submission to the Joint Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019
28 February, 2020
4 min read

Women deserve both privacy and safety

The WCD Ministry has approved use of the Nirbhaya Fund for large scale installation of CCTV cameras. This kind of mass video surveillance without adequate safeguards is likely to be ineffective and counterproductive.
28 January, 2020
3 min read

Educate and advocate for better privacy protection before the Data Protection JPC

Read SaveOurPrivacy.in's analysis of the PDP Bill, 2019. This helps you form your views and participate in the invitation to public comments invited by the Joint Parliamentary Committee.
25 January, 2020
2 min read

It's the final countdown (kinda) on the Data Protection Bill #SaveOurPrivacy

Joint parliamentary committee invites evidence on the Data Protection Bill, 2019.
24 January, 2020
2 min read

The Delhi Police must stop it's facial recognition system

We wrote to the Delhi Police demanding a complete halt and recall of Automated Facial Recognition System.
29 December, 2019
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The DGCA must take urgent action against the illegal use of surveillance drones.

We wrote to the Office of the Director General of Civil Aviation urging for urgent action against police departments using illegal drones.
28 December, 2019
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Statement: Scary disclosures on use of NSO spyware in India signal a need for urgent reform

News reports have revealed the targeting of lawyers, journalists and activists in India through NSO's illegal spyware, Pegasus. While these revelations have left many of us shaken, we must demand transparency from the govt and push for surveillance reform in parliament and courts.
31 October, 2019
2 min read

#PrivacySupreme: Two years of the Right to Privacy.

24 August 2019 marks the second anniversary of the Indian Supreme Court’s landmark judgement in KS Puttaswamy v. Union of India. We celebrate and critically appraise this moment as we discuss our next steps in protecting the Right to Privacy.
24 August, 2019
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