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Internet Freedom Foundation Statement on the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2023

Read our statement on the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2023.
03 August, 2023
2 min read

The impending EU AI Act and its potential effect on India’s AI Policy

The EU AI Act is moving forward swiftly. What does this mean for India?
23 May, 2023
4 min read

The status of CCTV policing in India: 2023

Read our analysis of Chapter 5 of Common Cause & CDSD's Status of Policing in India Report 2023 which focuses specifically on CCTV cameras.
01 May, 2023
6 min read

Read our public brief on the draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022

Our brief summarises the issues with the draft and tries to provide better insight into how they may be resolved.
16 February, 2023
6 min read

IFF's consultation response on the draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022

Read our consultation response for the draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022. Our main recommendation is that the bill should be recalled.
16 December, 2022
8 min read

IFF's first read of the draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022

The draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022 is here! Read our initial thoughts and concerns surrounding the long awaited legislation.
18 November, 2022
6 min read

SC issues notice in Foundation for Media Professional’s petition seeking regulation of police’s power to search & seize electronic devices

Supreme Court has directed Union Government to respond and tagged the Petition, with an existing challenge.
18 October, 2022
4 min read

The draft Indian Telecommunication Bill, 2022 retains its colonial roots

Read our initial explainer on the draft Indian Telecommunication Bill, 2022. We highlight how the bill represents a missed opportunity for legislative reform to bring the Indian telecom sector into the 21st century.
22 September, 2022
10 min read

Pegasus Investigation Report to remain in sealed cover despite containing evidence that 5 phones had malware

The SC-appointed committee on use of Pegasus has concluded that malware was found in 5 out of 29 phones submitted to it, but the use of Pegasus could not be confirmed. Furthermore, the Report is to remain in sealed covers in a move against public transparency and accountability.
26 August, 2022
5 min read

Hey CM, leave those kids alone!

We wrote to the Chief Minister of the Government of Delhi to share our concerns over the scheme to share live CCTV footage from government school classrooms with parents and urged him to recall it.
30 July, 2022
5 min read

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