FAQ on surveillance in India.

Nov 07, 2019
What exactly is surveillance? The Merrian - Webster dictionary defines surveillance as “keeping a close watch kept on someone or something”. In the context of this FAQ we refer to the word ‘…

Our Statement on the WhatsApp Surveillance Issue

Oct 31, 2019
Our Statement on the WhatsApp Surveillance Issue The use of sophisticated surveillance technology by governments violates basic human rights of privacy and free speech on the Internet. Vulnerable…

Websites blocked in 2019

Oct 25, 2019
 Websites blocked by MeitY in 2019 In a reply to our latest RTI on blocked websites Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) revealed that the Ministry issued blocking orders for…

Del. HC Orders for Global Take Down of Content

Oct 24, 2019
Delhi High Court Approves Take Down of Content Globally Asks Facebook, Google, YouTube and Twitter to remove defamatory content from their global services Statement: At SFLC.in we believe that…

Distributed Decentralized Technology for empowering people is still a dream!

Oct 02, 2019
Distributed Decentralized Technology for empowering people is still a dream! By Dr. Nagarjuna G

Round Table discussion on The Advent of AI in Fintech

Oct 01, 2019
Round Table discussion on The Advent of AI in Fintech Continuing our association with IIM Bangalore on the series of workshops on emerging issues around technology and society, we are announcing our…

CJEU rules that search engines cannot be asked to de-list information globally under EU right to be forgotten requests

Sep 26, 2019
CJEU rules that search engines cannot be asked to de-list information globally under EU right to be forgotten requests On September 24, 2019, Europe’s top court, the Court of Justice of the European…

Kerala High Court Declares ‘Right to Access Internet’ as a Fundamental Right

Sep 20, 2019
Kerala High Court Declares ‘Right to Access Internet’ as a Fundamental Right The Kerala High Court in a monumental decision has held ‘Right to Internet Access’ as a fundamental right. The Court…

Concerns with undisclosed and selective consultation on the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018

Sep 18, 2019
On August 25, 2019 Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology held undisclosed and selective consultation on the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018. In our joint letter to MietY we…

Towards a Progressive Cryptocurrency Policy for India

Sep 06, 2019
Towards a Progressive Cryptocurrency Policy for India By Satish Babu   1. Introduction

Follow-up Comments on the Consultation on Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018

Sep 02, 2019
On August 20, 2019 we learned that the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) was conducting a follow-up consultation on the draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 with…

Internet Multi Stakeholder Roundtable discussion

Aug 25, 2019
Internet Multi Stakeholder Roundtable discussion As a precursor to the formation of the IMSC, SFLC.in and Global Network Initiative(GNI) are organizing a round table discussion on - 'Data Protection…