All Posts

Extension of Aadhaar linking deadlines: What's the catch?

Dec 28, 2017
Earlier this month on December 14, a five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court (SC) of India heard arguments for interim relief from a batch of 28 petitions (led by K S Puttaswamy v. Union…

SFLC.in at Internet Governance Forum 2017

Dec 23, 2017
The twelfth annual meeting of Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was held in Geneva, Switzerland at the UN Office at Geneva (UNOG) from 18 to 21 December, 2017. The theme for the meeting this year was ‘…

[Press Release] SFLC.in organizes public discussion on ‘Privacy & Data Protection: The Road Ahead’ today in Kochi

Dec 19, 2017
Kochi, December 18, 2017: Delhi-based not-for-profit legal services organization SFLC.in today organized a public discussion on ‘Privacy & Data Protection: The Road Ahead’ today in Kochi, Kerala.

[Public Discussion] Privacy & Data Protection: The Road Ahead; December 18, 2017

Dec 12, 2017
SFLC.in is organizing a public discussion titled “Privacy & Data Protection: The Road Ahead” on Monday, December 18 at the Avenue Centre, Panampilly Avenue, Panampilly Nagar, Kochi from 5:00 PM…

Visit to Asian Law School

Nov 30, 2017
On Thursday, 23 November 2017, Biju K. Nair (Executive Director) and Sukarn Singh Maini (Counsel) visited Asian Law School to teach law students about practical aspects of being a lawyer and our work…

Seminar on IPR for Start Ups and Entrepreneurs in Software & IT Enabled Industries

Nov 22, 2017
The Technology Centre of Confederation of Indian Industry(CII) in association with Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is organizing a Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights (…

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…