Aadhaar final hearing: what happens now?

May 16, 2018
On Thursday, May 10, a five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India finished hearing arguments from the batch of 29 petitions (led by K.S. Puttaswamy v. Union of India) that had…

Report Launch by ICRIER, "Internet Blackout: Measuring the Economic Blackout of Internet Shutdowns in India"

Apr 25, 2018
Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relarions (ICRIER) launched a report, "Internet Blackout: Measuring the Economic Blackout of Internet Shutdowns in India", on 25th April 2018, at…

Digital Security Training at Mozilla’s 20th Anniversary Celebrations

Apr 06, 2018
On Saturday March 31, SFLC.in hosted an event organized by the Mozilla Delhi Community on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Mozilla. The event was organized at our New Delhi office from 11:30…

Template letter against Aadhaar linking reminders

Mar 18, 2018
During final hearings in the matter of K.S. Puttaswamy v. Union of India [W.P. (C) No. 494/2012], where a batch of 29 petitions have challenged the overall validity of the Aadhaar scheme, the Supreme…

Understanding the SC interim order extending Aadhaar deadlines

Mar 16, 2018
A five-judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court, on Tuesday, 13th March 2018 passed an interim order (available here) in the matter of K.S. Puttaswamy v. Union of India [W.P.(C) No.

Panel Discussion at Internet Freedom Festival, 2018: Privacy and Data Protection in the Age of Biometrics

Mar 14, 2018
The Internet Freedom Festival, 2018 was held in Valencia, Spain from 5 to 9 March. Each year, the IFF brings together those who defend digital rights around the world – journalists, activists,…

SFLC.in at the Internet Freedom Festival, 2018

Mar 07, 2018
The 2018 edition of the Internet Freedom Festival (IFF) is being held from March 5 - 9 in Valencia, Spain. IFF is an annual gathering that brings together those who defend digital rights around the…

Aadhaar Final Hearing: Index

Mar 05, 2018
On Wednesday, 17th January 2018, a five-judge bench of Supreme Court began its final hearing in the matter of K S Puttaswamy v. Union of India [W.P.(C) No. 494/2012] and 28 other petitions tagged…

[Press Release] Key Stakeholders discuss the future of India's Data Protection Law

Feb 22, 2018
Issue was debated at a round table discussion on businesses using innovation to their advantage at the cost of Right to Privacy Bangalore, February 15, 2018: In a round table discussion hosted by…

[Press release] India needs to challenge narratives that claim data protection will stifle innovation

Feb 21, 2018
In a round table discussion hosted by SFLC.in, Mouthshut.com, IIT Bombay and Ananta Aspen Centre yesterday, several law and technology experts from industry, civil society, and academia, discussed…

RTI: MeitY provides details of Blocked Websites/URLs

Feb 12, 2018
On August 28, 2017, SFLC.in filed an application under the Right to Information Act, 2005 seeking the following information: 1. The number of websites that are currently blocked in India. 2. Names…

Round Table Discussion | Building an Indian Data Protection Framework: Next Steps

Feb 09, 2018
In the light of recent developments in India's privacy and data protection landscape, we are organizing Round Table Discussions on Building an Indian Data Protection Framework: Next Steps at…