Privacy

  1. List of Petitions Tagged in the Aadhaar Matter

    By Sarvjeet Singh & Joshita Pai The Supreme Court has referred the issues of Aadhar and the larger issue of the right to privacy to a constitutional bench. The Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Delhi has been tracking the case and is collecting various documents relating… Read More

  2. The National Draft Encryption Policy 1.0

    Written By Joshita Pai The National Draft Encryption Policy which was released for public comment, and subsequently withdrawn by the Union Government within a span of three days after its release, has been a subject of much discourse. The clarification issued by the Ministry on… Read More

  3. Online Harrasment and Legal Remedies

    By Shrutanjaya Bhardwaj Background The information in this piece had originally been collected for an awareness session hosted by JaagoTeens for college students in DU, for which I had gone with CCG Fellow Aarti Bhavana. While preparing for the same, I had reached out to all my friends… Read More

  4. Aadhar case: Ready Reckoner

    By Shrutanjaya Bhardwaj Date Summary Links 23 September 2013 The Supreme Court issued an interim order saying that Aadhaar card is not mandatory. It observed that: “No person should suffer for not getting the Aadhaar card in spite of the fact that some authority had issued a circular making… Read More

  5. A basic right is in danger

    The post originally appeared in The Hindu on 31st July 2015. The Attorney General’s argument questioning the right of Indians to privacy is wrong on two counts. But worse, it goes against the interests of the people on every count. “While opinions may vary about Aadhar, the government is expected… Read More

  6. Digital Memory & Informational Privacy: Reflecting on the EU’s ‘Right To Be Forgotten’- Working Paper by Ujwala Uppaluri

    As part of a complete overhaul of European Union regulations concerning Internet information stored electronically, a proposal for a ‘General Data Regulation’ was been passed by the European Parliament. The Regulation is intended to be read with the existing law as to data protection in the European Union, specifically the Data… Read More

  7. Symposium on Human Rights and the Internet in India

    Symposium on Human Rights & the Internet in India discussing Surveillance & Databases: Experiences & Privacy Concerns & Unpacking the Intermediary Liability Debate in India 5:00 p.m., 17th January 2015 Organised by Global Network of Internet and Society Research Centers… Read More