Overview of DIFC Data Protection Law 2020

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DIFC Data Protection Law 2020

On May 21, 2020, the Ruler of Dubai Emirate, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President & Prime Minister of the UAE, enacted the Dubai International Financial Centre Data Protection Law (DIFC Law No. 5 of 2020). This law repeals and replaces the previously existing Data Protection Law (DIFC Law No. 1 of 2007). The press release … Read More

Recording calls: An admonitory feature

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Call recording_ An admonitory feature

We are all familiar with the call recording feature on our smartphones. It is a very convenient way to maintain a record of any or all the conversations and the information shared therein. We live in an era where data is one of the most valuable assets. There is a myriad of ways using which an individual’s data may be … Read More

Sandeep Singh Jadoun v. CPIO, DGEAT

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Sandeep Singh Jadoun v. CPIO, DGEAT

Sandeep Singh Jadoun v. CPIO, DGEAT In the Central Information Commission CIC/DGEAT/A/2018/117567 Before Mr. M. Sridhar Acharyulu, CIC Decided on January 20, 2018 Relevancy of the case: Defense under Section 43A and Intermediary Guidelines for denying disclosure of information under the RTI Act. Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 43A) The Right to Information Act, 2005 … Read More