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Key Stakeholders Raise Questions About Right to Privacy in India

Nov 19, 2017
New Delhi, November 16th, 2017: Several law and technology experts along with representatives from civil society, industry and other stakeholder groups discussed a number of legal and technological…

Round Table: "Right to Privacy: What now?" on 16th November 2017

Nov 13, 2017
The Supreme Court's recognition of privacy as a fundamental right is the beginning of a new era in Indian constitutional jurisprudence. The SC's unanimous judgment in this regard (K.S.Puttaswamy vs…

FAQ: Legal Position of Encryption in India

Nov 11, 2017
The Indian Supreme Court on 29 June 2016 refused to entertain a petition that sought a ban on WhatsApp and other similar applications that use strong end to end encryption technologies to safeguard…

“Privacy Bytes” launched by SFLC.in as a one-stop destination for resources on online privacy in India

Oct 25, 2017
New Delhi, October 24, 2017: Delhi-based not-for-profit legal services organization SFLC.in today launched “Privacy Bytes”, a new website to provide policy makers, academics, media persons and the…

[RTI] 23030 websites/URLs currently blocked in India

Oct 09, 2017
According to the Cyber Laws and E-Security Group under Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology Group (MeitY), as many as 23,030 websites /URLs are currently blocked in India. This…

Digital Security Training in Kochi

Oct 04, 2017
We live in an era where human activity is producing unprecedented amounts of digital data. The popular saying these days is ‘data is the new oil’. The high value of this data along with the lack of…

Notable technology and rights related litigations

Sep 27, 2017
Below is a compilation of some notable technology and rights related litigations from India, on-going and concluded. This list includes matters filed before the Indian Supreme Court as well as…

Summary Report: Digital Citizen Summit, 2017 (September 21-22, 2017; New Delhi)

Sep 27, 2017
The second Digital Citizen Summit was organised on September 21-22, 2017 by Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) and Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. SFLC.…