Surveillance

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.

Read our comments on the DoT's Paper to develop an Indian Artificial Intelligence Stack

Our main recommendation to the committee was to set up an independent supervisory data protection authority to regulate the stack.

Watch the Watchmen Series Part 3 : The Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System

In the third part of our "Watch the Watchmen" series, we take a closer look at the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS) which aims to develop a national database of crime and criminals.

Watch the Watchmen Series Part 2 : The Centralised Monitoring System

In the second part of our Watch the Watchmen series, we take a look at the Centralised Monitoring System (CMS) which aims to automate the process of lawful interception & monitoring of telecommunications.

Watch the Watchmen Series Part 1 : The National Intelligence Grid

We take a closer look at the proposed National Intelligence Grid which aims to tackle terror threats in the country and is scheduled go live on December 31, 2020.