Digital Justice System in India: Overview & Recent Trends

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Digital Justice System in India_ Overview & Recent Trends

Back in 2005, the need for re-engineering the processes of Indian Judiciary was felt in order to make optimum utilization of the human resources and to change the system of data management by utilizing Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to its fullest extent. It can’t be denied that justice should be accessible, affordable, cost-effective, accountable and transparent. Therefore, ICT was … Read More

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) for Beginners

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California Consumer Privacy Act (2018)

I am sure you would have heard that data is the new oil. Modern-day enterprises thrive on data to make business decisions. To prevent misuse of data and recognise the rights of data subjects, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the UK Data Protection Act of 2018, and India’s Personal Data Protection Bill (PDPB) are some of the laws (or to-be … Read More

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

Srushti IyerCyber Security, Law4 Comments

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

Social Credit System in China

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Internet-based platforms have become a crucial mechanism for proper administration and unification of data around the world. At present, there might not be any such resourceful systems in western countries; however, a few design systems about the use of digital media have started to become accessible. The rise of social media in affiliation with advancements in data processing is giving … Read More

India’s evolving data privacy jurisprudence – It’s 2019 and we’re missing the point!

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India's evolving data privacy jurisprudence - It's 2019 and we're missing the point!

Much has been said already about the recent order of the MHA under Section 69 of the IT Act notifying ten agencies to “intercept, monitor or decrypt” “information generated, transmitted, received or stored” in any computer resource. While it is controversial in the context of a feared police state of mass surveillance, the notification not only extends to intermediaries and … Read More

Our Recommendations to the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018

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The Cyber Blog India's Recommendations to the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018

Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology has invited public comments on the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018. This post contains recommendations made by us to the Ministry. These recommendations can be downloaded in the form of a PDF file from here.   (Please refer to the PDF document for acronyms.) 1. Right to be Forgotten u/s 27 Issue 1: … Read More

Proceedings of Securing Cyber Space 2018 [Event]

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We recently attended Securing Cyber Space 2018, a conference jointly organized by Policy Perspectives Foundation (PPF) and CPF on September 07, 2018, at India International Centre, New Delhi. This post presents some interesting insights gathered by us during the conference. A total of five sessions were organized discussing various issues related to the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018. A detailed layout … Read More

Why should you be avoiding cheap smartphone?

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Across the world and most prominently in India, who doesn’t like that great deal that they get on a new smartphone? For as low as INR 1500 or $20 you can purchase a cheap smartphone right off the shelf of a phoney shop just about anywhere. There’s a whole rationale behind this how smartphone components are very cheap and sensors … Read More