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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.

Panel Discussion on 03 June 2017: “Tech Policy Talks”

Jun 02, 2017
Software Freedom Law Centre, India (SFLC.in), along with Democratic Alliance for Knowledge Freedom (DAKF), is organizing a panel discussion titled, “Tech Policy Talks” on Saturday, June 3, 2017, from…

SFLC.in & 17 other NGOs file an intervention before France’s highest court on dangers of the ‘right to be forgotten’

May 29, 2017
SFLC.in joined 17 other non-governmental organisations from across the globe as amicus in a voluntary intervention filed before France’s highest court, the Council of State (Conseil d’État), raising…

Hearing Update: Shantha Sinha & Anr. v. Union of India; May 19th, 2017

May 19, 2017
The petition against notifications making Aadhaar mandatory for social welfare schemes- Shantha Sinha & Anr. v. Union of India [W.P. (C) 342/2017] was taken up in the Supreme Court today before a…

Summary Report – Revisiting Aadhaar: Law, Tech and Beyond [May 9, 2017; New Delhi]

May 15, 2017
On 9th May, 2017, SFLC.in in association with IT for Change and Digital Empowerment Foundation, organized a panel discussion titled “Revisiting Aadhaar: Law, Tech and Beyond” at India International…