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Summary Report: Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum, 2017 (July 26-29th; Bangkok, Thailand)

Aug 08, 2017
The 8th Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) convened from 26th to 29th July, 2017 at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, with the objective of“Ensuring an inclusive…

[Press Release] High Court permits filing of Income Tax Returns without quoting Aadhaar

Aug 04, 2017
Kochi, 4th August 2017: Prasanth Sugathan, Legal Director at SFLC.in filed a Writ petition (W.P.(C) 26033/2017) before the Hon’ble High Court of Kerala , challenging the mandatory requirement as per…

Nine-judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court hears arguments on right to privacy: Updates from day 5

Aug 01, 2017
A historic nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India has been hearing arguments for and against the right to privacy in the matter of K.S Puttaswamy v. Union of India for four days…

Nine-judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court hears arguments on right to privacy: Updates from day 4

Jul 27, 2017
Arguments before the nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on right to privacy (in the matter of K.S. Puttaswamy v. Union of India) ran into its fourth day today.

Nine-judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court hears arguments on right to privacy: Updates from day 3

Jul 26, 2017
Today was the third day of arguments before a nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court in the matter of Justice K.S. Puttaswamy and Ors. v. Union of India and Ors. [W.P.(C). No. 494/2012], …

Nine-judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court hears arguments on right to privacy: Updates from day 2

Jul 20, 2017
Today, a nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court continued hearing arguments on the existence of a fundamental right to privacy, in connection with the matter of Justice K.S. Puttaswamy…

Nine-judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court hears arguments on right to privacy: Updates from day 1

Jul 19, 2017
A nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court (SC), comprising Chief Justice of India (CJI) J.S. Khehar and Justices D.Y. Chandrachud, J. Chelameshwar, S.A. Bobde, A. Nazeer, R.K. Agrawal, R.F…

Five-judge Constitution Bench of SC refers question of Right to Privacy to nine-judge Bench

Jul 18, 2017
Today, a five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court (SC) heard the batch of 22 petitions led by Justice K.S. Puttaswamy & Ors. v. Union of India & Ors. [W.P.(C). No. 494/2012], which…

Revised CRI Guidelines – Ambiguity replaces certainty

Jul 06, 2017
The Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks has published the modified Guidelines for Examination of Computer Related Inventions (CRIs) by office order dated 30-6-2017. The revised…

Hearing Update: Shantha Sinha & Anr. v. Union of India; June 27th, 2017

Jun 28, 2017
The Supreme Court on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, heard the petition against notifications making Aadhaar mandatory for social welfare schemes [Shantha Sinha & Anr. v. Union of India (W.P. (C) 342/…

Delhi Tech Talks [June 23, 2017; New Delhi]

Jun 26, 2017
On June 23, 2017, the second edition of Delhi Tech Talks – a collaborative series of quarterly discussions on the state of tech policy in India – was organized by the Centre for Communication…

Real World IoT Security Conference 2017 [June 20, 2017; Bengaluru]

Jun 25, 2017
SFLC.in was a community partner at the Real World Internet of Things Security Conference (RISC) organized by the EFY Group on 20th June 2017 at Hotel Park Plaza, Bengaluru.