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Apr 22, 2019
TikTok and PUBG ban in India: Is it even constitutional? Strong regulations needed over arbitrary measures to address issuePUBG and TikTok are just examples of new, immersive and disruptive activities in a rapidly evolving technological age. There are a variety of others on the horizon, such as virtual reality, augmented reality and driverless cars.
Feb 07, 2019
WhatsApp complains that govt's proposed policies are detrimental to user privacyWhatsApp tensed about proposed govt regulations in India, says the company will require to re-architect the product
Jan 14, 2019
SC asks govt to respond on recent orders that allow personal computer surveillanceRecent home ministry orders recently allowed 10 agencies to monitor personal computers of citizens.
Dec 27, 2018
MHA notification: When governments create systems of surveillance, we have everything to loseSurveillance is no new issue in India, the desire to control is universal, no matter who is in power.
Dec 25, 2018
Modi govt has become a 'peeping tom', IT rules amendments 'reminiscent of eerie dictatorships', says Congresshe Congress Monday accused the Modi government of "violating" the privacy of individuals and converting India into a "nanny state" in the wake of reports of the Centre's proposal to amend the Information Technology Act.
Dec 21, 2018
MHA authorises 10 central agencies to intercept calls, data on any computer: Mamata, Omar, Owaisi slam moveThe 10 agencies which have been authorised will be able to intercept, monitor and decrypt information on any computer.
Sep 20, 2018
Sebi seeks consent to intercept calls: Should such enormous power be conferred on regulator in absence of global precedent?SEBI has already been conferred with a wide array of legislative, executive and quasi-judicial powers.
Aug 28, 2018
SC asks WhatsApp to respond to a petition alleging that it violates Indian lawWhatsApp does not comply with the IT Act which requires the appointment of Grievance Officer.
Aug 24, 2018
Centre tells Supreme Court live streaming of proceedings can be introduced as pilot projectAttorney General KK Venugopal suggested that besides live streaming, the top court may also provide for transcribing facilities and archive the audio-visual record of the proceedings to make the webcast accessible to litigants and other interested persons who are unable to witness the hearings on account of constraints.
Jul 31, 2018
Data Protection Bill: Why it's critical we look at fair digital economy, state functions and surveillance reformHere are three common concerns raised in the context of the Data Protection Bill recommendations.