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Feb 23, 2019
Several phone apps feed sensitive data to Facebook without user consent: ReportAn analytics tool called “App Events” records user activity and report it back to Facebook.
Feb 18, 2019
Misogyny and racism as spectacle and performance: A critique of Mahesh Shantaram’s African Portraits, Forbidden LoveMahesh Shantaram’s work fits into a long history of photographing and projecting black bodies as sites of victimhood
Feb 05, 2019
SC lifts ban on women in dance bars: Questions about consent, protection from exploitation remainWhile the State may now take measures to protect women in dance bars, are alternative livelihoods available to these women, especially as they grow older and can no longer work at bars?
Jan 04, 2019
'Consensual sex of live-in partners not rape if man fails to marry': SC ruling tackles sensitive issues like consent, but lacks nuanceWhile the Supreme Court judgment takes a hard look at consensual relationships, rape, and consent itself, and is progressive to some extent, it lacks nuance. The Supreme Court, on 22 November, 2018, held that if a person had not made the promise to marry with the sole intent to seduce a woman to indulge in sexual acts, such an act would not amount to rape.
Nov 12, 2018
#MeToo: Understanding consent and sex-positivity in a patriarchal societyPatriarchal hookup culture treats consent like a game, something to be secured so that technically what follows isn’t rape. Many of the narratives that have emerged during #MeToo have revealed the hollowness of the distinction between illegal rape and unethical sex.
Oct 22, 2018
#MeToo never set out to be balanced; movement aimed at making us confront biases on sexual violence and consent#MeToo cannot be balanced because it is finally voicing centuries of sexual violence against people who have been silenced and essentially stripped of their humanity.
Oct 18, 2018
Keira Knightley, Kristen Bell say Disney princess stories give wrong message to kidsKeira Knightley will be seen next in The Nutcracker and the Four Realms while Kristen Bell's character Anna will make an appearance in Ralph Breaks the Internet.
Oct 15, 2018
#MeToo in India: A 19-year-old takes a musical route to explain the idea of consentAmidst the #MeToo wave that has created a rather traumatic environment, a woman has taken to music in order to ease the tension and explain the idea of consent.
Sep 21, 2018
Personal Data Protection Bill: Loopholes pertaining to empowerment of children, consent and surveillance StateThis two-part series attempts to bring before you six major dilemmas and requires your suggestions to resolve these dilemmas.
Aug 08, 2018
EU's top court supports protection of copyrighted works in landmark caseJudges said posting a work online was different from hyperlinks which lead users to another website.