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  1. Call for Applications – Research Positions at CCG

    The Centre for Communication Governance at the National Law University Delhi (CCG) invites applications for various research positions across its teams on a full time basis. About the Centre The Centre for Communication Governance is the only academic research centre dedicated to working on information… Read More

  2. Streaming platforms and self-censorship: An Indian perspective

    Introduction In May 2017, a movie titled ‘Angry Indian Goddesses’ was released on Netflix India. A censored version of the film, originally intended for theatrical release was made available. Critics brought attention to the self-censorship Netflix was resorting to, in the absence of censorship guidelines for streaming… Read More

  3. Supreme Court Upholds Law Linking Aadhaar With PAN

    The Supreme Court delivered its judgment in the constitutional challenge to Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act today. Brought in by way of an amendment in April this year, this provision made it mandatory for all taxpayers to quote their Aadhaar number when applying for a Permanent Account… Read More

  4. Decoding Privacy Policies – Uber

    ‘I have read and agree to the terms’ is commonly regarded as one of the biggest lies on the Internet. In 2014, a company called F-Secure put this to test and set up a free Wi-Fi hotspot in London. One of the terms for accessing the Wi-Fi… Read More

  5. (Updates from the SCOI) WhatsApp-Facebook Data Sharing (Day – II): Can Fundamental Rights be Exercised Against WhatsApp?

    The hearing in the petition challenging WhatsApp’s privacy policy continued today. Arguments made during the course of yesterday’s proceedings can be accessed here. Before the respondents could resume their arguments on maintainability, the Additional Solicitor General made a brief representation on behalf of the Central Government. He submitted… Read More