Understanding Anonymisation, Pseudonymisation and De-identification in the context of GDPR and PDPB

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In recent times, the 2018 General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as GDPR) of the European Union has been a document of interest to Indians. The main reason for the same is that the legislative body of India has drafted a bill called the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 (hereinafter referred to as PDPB). Ever since the Justice K. … Read More

Dr. Mandeep Sethi v. Union Bank of India

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    Dr. Mandeep Sethi v. Union Bank of India In the Supreme Court of India CWP 21862/2012 Before Justice Hemant Gupta and Justice Ritu Bahri Decided on February 26, 2013 Relevancy of the case: Validity of e-auctions conducted by the Debt Recovery Tribunals Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 4, 10-A) Recovery of Debts Due to … Read More

CIT v. Kumudam Publications Pvt. Ltd.

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CIT v. Kumudam Publications Pvt. Ltd. ITA 2358/CHNY/2014 In the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal at Chennai Before Mr NRS Ganesan, Judicial Member and Mr AP George, Administrative Member Decided on February 12, 2019 Relevancy of the case: Whether LED panel is a computer? Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 2(1)) The Income Tax Act, 1961 (Section … Read More

K. Ramajayam v. Inspector of Police

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K. Ramajayam v. Inspector of Police Referral Trial 1/2015, Cr A 110/2015 In the High Court of Judicature at Madras Before Justice R. Sudhakar and Justice P. N. Prakash Decided January 27, 2016 Relevancy of the case: Certificate requirements for electronic evidence under Section 65B Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 2(t)) The Indian Penal Code, … Read More

Yahoo India Pvt. Ltd. v. State of Himachal Pradesh

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Yahoo India Pvt. Ltd. v. State of Himachal Pradesh In the High Court of Shimla Cr MMO 58/2016 Before Justice Rajiv Sharma Decided on March 09, 2016 Relevancy of the case: FIR against an intermediary for defamatory content Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 2(1)(w)) The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Section 505(2)) The Code of Criminal … Read More

Income Tax Officer v. Vaidangi Techno Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

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Income Tax Officer v. Vaidangi Techno Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd. (2017) 188 TTJ (JP) 49 In the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Jaipur ITA Number 1078/JP.2016 Before Mr Kul Bharat, Judicial Member, and Mr Vikram Singh Yadav, Administrative Member Decided on July 11, 2017 Relevancy of the case: Whether UID kit is a computer? Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology … Read More

Data theft by bank employees: Case Study and Remedies

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Modern-day banks store a plethora of personal and financial information of their customers. Right from Aadhar number, PAN number, address, mobile number, etc. to income tax returns, spending patterns, average monthly expenditure, property registration papers, and whatnot. In short, we, as customers, entrust the banks with every piece of information we share. However, the same may not always be the … Read More

क्या भारत में पोर्न देखना गैर कानूनी है?

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पिछले पाँच वर्षों में हम करीब 225  से भी ज्यादा ब्लॉग आर्टिकल्स अंग्रेजी भाषा में प्रकाशित कर चुके है | यह हमारा हिंदी भाषा में लिखे जाने वाला पहला आर्टिकल है | सबसे पहले हमने पोर्न का विषय इसलिए चुना क्योंकि इससे सम्बंधित कई प्रश्न हमसे प्रतिदिन पूछे जाते है | भारत में पोर्न-सम्बंधित नियम-कानून क्या है? अगर स्पष्ट तौर … Read More

The Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011

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This article covers the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011. While the Personal Data Protection Bill is still in the pipeline, this guideline is often resorted to when it comes to issues regarding the protection of sensitive personal data or information. These rules were issued by the concerned Ministry through exercising … Read More