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Blog Entry The Embodiment of the Right to Privacy within Domestic Legislation
by Tanvi Mani published Apr 29, 2014 last modified Sep 08, 2014 02:37 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Right to Privacy is a pivotal construct, essential to the actualization of justice, fairness and equity within any democratic society. It is an instrument used to secure the boundaries of an individual’s personal space, in his interaction with not only the rest of society but also the State.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry The Four Parts of Privacy in India
by Bhairav Acharya published May 30, 2015 last modified Aug 23, 2015 01:04 PM — filed under: ,
Privacy enjoys an abundance of meanings. It is claimed in diverse situations every day by everyone against other people, society and the state.
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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 The Fundamental Right to Privacy: An Analysis
by Amber Sinha published Sep 27, 2017 last modified Oct 04, 2017 11:19 AM — filed under: , , ,
Last​ ​month’s​ ​judgment​ ​by​ ​the​ ​nine​ ​judge​ ​referral​ ​bench​ ​was​ ​an​ ​emphatic endorsement​ ​of​ ​the​ ​the​ ​constitutional​ ​right​ ​to​ ​privacy.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​course​ ​of​ ​a​ ​547​ ​page judgment,​ ​the​ ​bench​ ​affirmed​ ​the​ ​fundamental​ ​nature​ ​of​ ​the​ ​right​ ​to​ ​privacy reading​ ​it​ ​into​ ​the​ ​values​ ​of​ ​dignity​ ​and​ ​liberty.​ In the course of a few short papers, we will dissect the various aspects of the right to privacy as put forth by the nine judge constitutional bench in the Puttaswamy matter. The papers will focus on the sources, structure, scope, breadth, and future of privacy. Here are the first three papers, authored by Amber Sinha and edited by Elonnai Hickok.
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The Future of Privacy in the Age of Big Data
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 22, 2016 — filed under: , ,
A study tour on privacy and big data was organised by Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom from September 3 to 10, 2016 in Berlin and Hamburg. Vanya Rakesh was one of the participants from South Asia who went for the tour.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry The Government’s Increased Focus on Regulating Non-Personal Data: A Look at the Draft National Data Governance Framework Policy
by Digvijay Chaudhary and Anamika Kundu published Jun 30, 2022 — filed under: , , ,
Digvijay Chaudhary and Anamika Kundu wrote an article on the National Data Governance Framework Policy. It was edited by Shweta Mohandas.
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Blog Entry The Gujarat High Court Judgment on the Snoopgate Issue
by Vipul Kharbanda published Oct 27, 2014 — filed under: ,
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Blog Entry The High Level Privacy Conclave
by Natasha Vaz published Feb 22, 2012 last modified Mar 01, 2012 06:09 AM — filed under: ,
India in dire need of privacy law; experts say government is ironically creating huge national security risks in attempts to prevent crime and terrorism.
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Blog Entry The High Level Privacy Conclave — Conference Report
by Natasha Vaz published Apr 12, 2012 last modified Apr 30, 2012 09:46 AM — filed under: ,
Privacy India, the Centre for Internet and Society and the Society in Action Group, with support from IDRC and Privacy International, have spent 18 months studying the state of privacy in India, and conducting consultations across India in Kolkata, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Guwahati, Chennai, and Mumbai. On February 3, 2012, a high-level conclave was held in New Delhi with representatives from government, industry, media, and civil society participating in the event. At the conclave the discussions were focused on Internet Privacy, National Security & Privacy, and the future of Privacy in India.
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry The Impact of Consolidation in the Internet Economy on the Evolution of the Internet
by Akriti Bopanna and Gurshabad Grover published Jul 03, 2019 — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet and Society in partnership with the Internet Society organized an event on the impact of consolidation in the Internet economy. It was divided into two roundtable discussions, the first one focusing on the policies and regulation while the latter dealt with the technical evolution of the Internet. This report contributed to the Internet Society’s 2019 Global Internet Report on Consolidation in the Internet Economy.
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