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Apr 18, 2018
Aadhaar Hearings: Counsel argues that Aadhaar is more secure than a data protection law, SC disagreesThe Bench, while discussing apprehensions of misuse of data, observed that a blinkered view of reality could not be taken while dealing with Aadhaar.
Mar 30, 2018
Long-term capital gains tax, other Budget proposals to kick in on 1 AprilOther tax proposals like the reduced corporate tax of 25 percent on businesses logging a turnover of up to Rs 250 crore will come into effect from 1 April.
Jan 08, 2018
Aadhaar data breach: The Tribune and its reporter acted in public interest, they should cooperate with investigationThe Tribune may have placed their faith in the fact that they were acting in the public interest when they broke the story about the purported flaw in the Aadhaar programme. But the UIDAI response was to file a First Information Report (FIR) against The Tribune on the same day. This though, is understandable, given the peculiar facts of The Tribune's expose.
Jan 07, 2018
UIDAI files FIR against The Tribune, reporter Rachna Khaira for Aadhaar data breach storyThe UIDAI has registered an FIR against The Tribune and its reporter Rachna Khiara for publishing a news report claiming a breach in Aadhaar data
Dec 28, 2017
Will Uber case verdict in European Union prompt authorities to make all e-commerce companies more responsible?E-commerce portals have been smugly shrugging off their responsibilities over the quality of products and services offered by those on their portal, their tax and legal liability for violation of intellectual property rights (IPR) including trademark
Dec 18, 2017
Government extends deadline for public response to data protection white paper till 31 January 2018The white paper suggests linking of the penalty of firm violating data protection rules to its global turnover.
Dec 13, 2017
Maharashtra saw over 12,000 cases under IT Act in 5 years, Devendra Fadnavis tells AssemblyDevendra Fadnavis informed Legislative Council that between January 2012 to October 2017, as many as 12,047 offences were registered in state under IT Act.
Dec 12, 2017
Understanding the Data Protection White Paper Part XI: Establishing proper deterrent consequences for privacy violationsLack of deterrent consequences is one of the key reasons why India’s current IT Act and Rules have failed to protect privacy
Dec 05, 2017
Mumbai Police to set up a dedicated cell to each of its police stations to tackle increase in cyber crimeAkbar Pathan, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Cyber Crime cell, said that the cells will be fully functional at all police stations from 9 December.
Oct 13, 2017
Aarushi-Hemraj murder case: CBI goofed up in rush to prosecute Talwars; probe agencies should get their act rightThe Arushi Talwar-Hemraj double murder case is a classic example of how India's investigating agencies like CBI need to act better