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Blog Entry Clause 12 Of The Data Protection Bill And Digital Healthcare: A Case Study
by Amber Sinha published Mar 01, 2022 — filed under: , , ,
In light of the state’s emerging digital healthcare apparatus, how does Clause 12 alter the consent and purpose limitation model?
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Blog Entry How Function Of State May Limit Informed Consent: Examining Clause 12 Of The Data Protection Bill
by Amber Sinha published Mar 01, 2022 — filed under: , , ,
The collective implication of leaving out ‘proportionality’ from Clause 12 is to provide very wide discretionary powers to the state.
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Blog Entry The Government needs to make sure our emails don't destroy the environment
by Aman Nair published Jan 25, 2021 last modified Jan 25, 2021 02:17 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Government's data centre policy must be more reflective of energy requirements and sustainable practices to effectively ensure that India's growing digital user base doesn't hurt the environment.
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Blog Entry CIS comments on the Revised Non Personal Governance Framework Report
by Pallavi Bedi, Anubha Sinha and Aman Nair published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Mar 22, 2021 05:39 AM — filed under: ,
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Blog Entry CIS Comments on the National Strategy on Blockchain
by Vipul Kharbanda & Aman Nair published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Mar 22, 2021 05:34 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
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Blog Entry Inputs to the Report on the Non-Personal Data Governance Framework
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Dec 30, 2020 last modified Dec 30, 2020 09:40 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
This submission presents a response by researchers at the Centre for Internet and Society, India (CIS) to the draft Report on Non-Personal Data Governance Framework prepared by the Committee of Experts under the Chairmanship of Shri Kris Gopalakrishnan. The inputs are authored by Aayush Rathi, Aman Nair, Ambika Tandon, Pallavi Bedi, Sapni Krishna, and Shweta Mohandas (in alphabetical order), and reviewed by Sumandro Chattapadhyay.
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Blog Entry Comments to National Digital Health Mission: Health Data Management Policy
by Shweta Mohandas, Pallavi Bedi, Shweta Reddy, and Saumyaa Naidu published Oct 05, 2020 — filed under: , , ,
CIS has submitted comments to the National Health Data Management Policy. We welcome the opportunity provided to our comments on the Policy and we hope that the final Policy will consider the interests of all the stakeholders to ensure that it protects the privacy of the individual while encouraging a digital health ecosystem.
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Blog Entry A Series of Op-eds on Data Protection
by Amber Sinha published Feb 19, 2018 — filed under: , , ,
I wrote a short series of three op-eds for Asia Times this week.
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Blog Entry The Fundamental Right to Privacy - A Visual Guide
by Amber Sinha published Feb 16, 2018 — filed under: , , , ,
Privacy is the ability of an individual or group to seclude themselves, or information about themselves, and thereby express themselves selectively. This visual guide to the story of privacy law in India and the recent judgement of the Puttaswamy v. Union of India case is developed by Amber Sinha (research and content) and Pooja Saxena (design and conceptualisation).
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Blog Entry Unpacking Data Protection Law: A Visual Representation
by Amber Sinha published Feb 15, 2018 last modified Feb 15, 2018 01:22 PM — filed under: , , ,
This visual explainer unpacking data protection law was developed by Amber Sinha (research) and Pooja Saxena (design), and published as part of the Data Privacy Week celebrations on the Privacy International blog. Join the conversation on Twitter using #dataprivacyweek.
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