The Supreme Court’s new ruling that poll candidates and their relatives must reveal the source of their income, infringes their fundamental right to privacy
BY AAKRITI KOHLI| IN PRIVACY |28/09/2017
The absence of a legal framework compelling maximum disclosure by corporations on their use of customer data, is dangerous.
BY VENKATESH NAYAK| IN PRIVACY |28/07/2017
On at least three occasions, the Constitutional Courts protected the right to privacy of judges and the judiciary.
BY TIMOTHY SUMMERS| IN PRIVACY |19/12/2016
As an ethical hacker, my job is to help protect those who are unable, or lack the knowledge, to help themselves.
BY SANJAY GOEL| IN PRIVACY |20/09/2016
The extent and scope of intelligence agencies’ ability to intercept communications and collect information is mind-boggling.
BY SMARIKA KUMAR| IN LAW AND POLICY |08/04/2016
Using classification strategies to get legal sanction for new, controversial technologies is not unique or a one-off.
IN PRIVACY |04/09/2014
Indians are routinely subjected to government surveillance on a staggering scale -7500 to 9000 telephone interception orders by the Central Government each month!
IN PRIVACY |20/05/2014
Apart from the conflation of commercial data protection and privacy, the right to privacy bill has ill-informed and poorly drafted provisions to regulate surveillance.
BY BHAIRAV ACHARYA| IN PRIVACY |15/04/2014
The absence of a statute expressing the legislative will of a democracy to forge a common understanding of privacy is a matter of concern,
BY BHAIRAV ACHARYA| IN PRIVACY |18/11/2013
The Central Monitoring System project is being tested and put in place without the sanction of a specific Act of Parliament.
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D Sunitha, an ASP in the Telangana Police, filed complaints with the NBSA against character assassination by some Telugu TV channels. NBSA has announced an agreement  arrived at with HMTV whereby the channel will broadcast an agreed upon apology statement three times a day on three days starting today.The complaint was against ETV, Sakshi and HMTV, the NBSA has reserved its order in other two cases. TV9 was as much of an offender, but it is not a member if the NBSA.                   

The Supreme Court   asked   whether the government is trying to create a surveillance state while hearing a petition filed by Trinamool Congress MLA Mahua Moitra on the tender for a Social Media Communication Hub. But in Kashmir, admins of Whatsapp groups have been directed to register themselves with the district administration since 2016! Last week, in Kishtwar, 21 groups have been issued notices for failing to do so.                          

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