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…

SFLC.in at Swatantra ’17

Jan 03, 2018
Dates: 20 and 21 December 2017 Venue: Mascot Hotel, Trivandrum, Kerala, India People in attendance: ~400   Panel Discussion SFLC.in was a part of the closing session titled “Software Freedom –…

Public Discussion on Privacy & Data Protection: The Road Ahead

Jan 03, 2018
Date: 18 December 2017 Venue: Hotel Avenue Center, Kochi, Kerala, India People in attendance: ~70   Key Note Speaker: Justice A. K. Jayasankaran Nambiar, Judge, Kerala High Court

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…