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Second Appeal to the RTI Application revealed procedural lapses: only 11 review committee meetings despite 40 Internet Shutdowns in Rajasthan

Dec 06, 2018
We at SFLC.in define Internet Shutdowns as "a Government-imposed disablement of access to the Internet as a whole within a particular locality or localities for any duration of time". To track…

Home Department, State of Rajasthan: No more Internet Shutdowns for prevention of cheating in examinations.

Nov 29, 2018
There has been a staggering increase in the number of Internet Shutdowns in India. In comparison to 2012 when India saw only three shutdowns over a year, in 2018, India has already observed 127 as of…

SFLC.in at IGF 2018, Paris: Overview of our Lightning Talk on Internet Shutdowns

Nov 28, 2018
The 13th Internet Governance Forum (“IGF”) was hosted by the Government of France at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris from 12 to 14 November 2018. The overarching theme for the event was ‘Internet…

SFLC.in at IGF 2018, Paris: Overview of Panel Disucssion by Mozilla on Privacy and the Luxury to Disconnect

Nov 28, 2018
The 13th Internet Governance Forum (“IGF”) was hosted by the Government of France at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris from 12 to 14 November 2018. The overarching theme for the event was ‘Internet…

Someone still asking for Aadhaar? Let us know!

Nov 27, 2018
Contrary to the Supreme Court’s judgment, some entities are still asking for Aadhaar

FAQs on the Aadhaar Judgment

Oct 18, 2018
1. Can Aadhaar be required for getting a new mobile connection? Is linking Aadhaar with mobile number mandatory? No. The Supreme Court of India in Justice K. S. Puttaswamy (Retd.) and Anr. v. Union…

Summary Report: Series of Discussion on Personal Data Protection Bill 2018

Oct 12, 2018
We at SFLC.in conducted a series of multi-stakeholder round table discussions on the Data Protection Bill, 2018 submitted by the Expert Committee on Data Protection headed by Justice (Retd.) B.N.…

Key Highlights of the Aadhaar Judgment

Sep 26, 2018
The Supreme Court has delivered its much awaited judgment in the Aadhaar case, wherein the majority view, comprised of - Dipak Misra CJI., AK Sikri J., AM Khanwilkar, J. and Ashok Bhushan J. (though…

Full text of the 1448-page Aadhaar Judgement

Sep 26, 2018
The Supreme Court has delivered its much awaited judgment in the Aadhaar case, wherein the majoirty view, comprised of -  Dipak Misra CJI., AK Sikri J., AM Khanwilkar, J. and Ashok Bhushan J. (though…

Round Table Discussion on the Personal Data Protection Bill: 27th September (Thursday) at Cochin

Sep 23, 2018
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has sought comments on the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 by the 30th of September 2018. We are holding a Round Table discussion on…

Round Table Discussion on the Personal Data Protection Bill: 26th September (Wednesday) at Mumbai

Sep 23, 2018
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has sought comments on the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 by the 30th of September 2018. We are holding a Round Table discussion on…

Round Table Discussion on the Personal Data Protection Bill: 25th September (Tuesday) at Bengaluru

Sep 23, 2018
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has sought comments on the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 by the 30th of September 2018. We are holding a Round Table discussion on…