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Blog Entry A Critique of Consent in Information Privacy
by Amber Sinha and Scott Mason published Jan 11, 2016 last modified Jan 18, 2016 02:20 AM — filed under: ,
The idea of informed consent in privacy law is supposed to ensure the autonomy of an individual in any exercise which involves sharing of the individual's personal information. Consent is usually taken through a document, a privacy notice, signed or otherwise agreed to by the participant.
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Blog Entry A Dissent Note to the Expert Committee for DNA Profiling
by Elonnai Hickok published Jul 17, 2015 last modified Jul 21, 2016 11:01 AM — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet and Society has participated in the Expert Committee for DNA Profiling constituted by the Department of Biotechnology in 2012 for the purpose of deliberating on and finalizing the draft Human DNA Profiling Bill and appreciates this opportunity. CIS respectively dissents from the January 2015 draft of the Bill.
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Blog Entry A judicial overreach into matters of regulation
by Gurshabad Grover published Aug 28, 2019 — filed under: , ,
A PIL on Aadhaar sheds light on some problematic trends
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Blog Entry A Privacy Meeting with the Federal Trade Commission in New Delhi
by Elonnai Hickok published Sep 30, 2013 last modified Oct 03, 2013 10:25 AM — filed under: ,
On September 20, the Centre for Internet and Society held a roundtable meeting with Betsy Broder, Counsel for International Consumer Protection, and Sarah Schroeder, Attorney, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission (FTC), United States. The meeting took place at the Imperial, Janpath, New Delhi and discussed both the U.S framework to privacy and potential frameworks and challenges to privacy in India.
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A Privacy Round Table in Bangalore
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 02, 2013 last modified Apr 17, 2013 06:55 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society, Data Security Council of India and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry cordially invite you to a "Privacy Round Table" at Jayamahal Palace in Jayamahal Road, Bangalore on Saturday, April 20, 2013, 10.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
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A Privacy Round Table in Chennai
by Prasad Krishna published May 06, 2013 — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society, Data Security Council of India and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry cordially invite you to a "Privacy Round Table" at the Residency Towers in Chennai on Saturday, May 18, 2013, 10.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
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A Privacy Round Table in Delhi
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 29, 2013 last modified Apr 12, 2013 09:33 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry cordially invite you to a "Privacy Round Table" at the FICCI Federation House in Tansen Marg, New Delhi on April 13, 2013, from 10.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
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A Public Discussion on Criminal Defamation in India
by Bhairav Acharya published Jul 27, 2015 — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS); the Network of Women in Media, India; and Media Watch, Bengaluru, are hosting a public discussion on criminal defamation in India. The discussion will start at 5.30 pm on Wednesday, 29 July 2015, at the CIS office in Domlur, Bengaluru.
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Blog Entry A Public Meeting on DNA Profiling Bill in Delhi
by Elonnai Hickok published Sep 29, 2012 last modified Oct 10, 2012 10:58 AM — filed under: ,
On September 27, 2012, the Centre for Internet and Society hosted a public talk at the Indian International Centre focused on the draft DNA Profiling Bill. Presenting at the meeting were international experts Dr. Helen Wallace, director of GeneWatch UK and Jeremy Gruber, president and executive director of the Council for Responsible Genetics US, and Dr. Anupuma Raina, senior scientist at AIIMs.
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Blog Entry A Review of the Functioning of the Cyber Appellate Tribunal and Adjudicatory Officers under the IT Act
by Divij Joshi published Jun 16, 2014 last modified Jul 03, 2014 05:43 AM — filed under: , ,
Tribunals and quasi-judicial bodies are a regular feature of the Indian judicial system, as they provide for easier and less onerous methods for dispute resolution, especially disputes which relate to technical areas and often require technical knowledge and familiarity with specialised factual scenarios.
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