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Nothing to Kid About – Children's Data Under the New Data Protection Bill
The pandemic has forced policymakers to adapt their approach to people's changing practices, from looking at contactless ways of payment to the shifting of ... by Shweta Mohandas and Anamika Kundu last modified Mar 10, 2022 01:19 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Reconfiguring Data Governance: Insights from India and the EU
This policy paper is the result of a workshop organised jointly by the Tilburg Institute of Law, Technology and Society, Netherlands, the Centre for ... by Swati Punia, Srishti Joshi, Siddharth Peter De Souza, Linnet Taylor, Jhalak M. Kakkar, Isha Suri, Arindrajit Basu, and Anushka Mittal last modified Feb 20, 2024 12:30 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Comments on the Statistical Disclosure Control Report
This submission presents comments by the Centre for Internet and Society, India (“CIS”) on the ​Statistical Disclosure Control Report published on March 30th ... by Srinivs Kodali and Amber Sinha last modified Mar 13, 2019 12:28 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
(Updated) Information Security Practices of Aadhaar (or lack thereof): A documentation of public availability of Aadhaar Numbers with sensitive personal financial information
Since its inception in 2009, the Aadhaar project has been shrouded in controversy due to various questions raised about privacy, technological issues, welfare ... by Amber Sinha and Srinivas Kodali last modified Mar 13, 2019 12:29 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
No laws in India to protect customers if they lose money during digital transactions
The lack of basic privacy and security laws pertaining to digital payments in India puts the onus on consumers who use such services. by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 02, 2016 05:07 PM — Filed under: , ,
Developer team fixed vulnerabilities in Honorable PM's app and API
The official app of Narendra Modi, the Indian Prime Minister, was found to contain a security flaw in 2015 that exposed millions of people's personal data. A ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Dec 04, 2016 07:08 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
Your digital wallet can be a ‘pickpocket’
If you have installed a wallet app on your smartphone, be careful. Many such apps can access data, even sensitive personal information, and have features that ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 05, 2016 01:44 AM — Filed under: , ,
Lack of clarity about cashless and online transactions makes digital payments more worrisome
Even as demonetisation pushes for more and more cashless and online transactions through, e-wallets, banks and other such apps, there is a serious lack of ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 02, 2016 04:20 PM — Filed under: , , ,
The Government needs to make sure our emails don't destroy the environment
The Government's data centre policy must be more reflective of energy requirements and sustainable practices to effectively ensure that India's growing digital ... by Aman Nair last modified Jan 25, 2021 02:17 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Response Submission on TRAI's Consultation Paper on Privacy, Security and Ownership of Data in Telecom Sector
CIS submitted its comments on the consultation paper on privacy, security and ownership of data in telecom sector which was published by the Telecom Regulatory ... by Amber Sinha, Elonnai Hickok and Udbhav Tiwari last modified Mar 13, 2019 12:27 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Demystifying Data Breaches in India
Despite the rate at which data breaches occur and are reported in the media, there seems to be little information about how and when they are resolved. This ... by Pawan Singh last modified Oct 17, 2022 04:14 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Danish Expert Group on Data Ethics
Amber Sinha was one of the stakeholders who provided inputs to the Danish Expert Group on Data Ethics in June 2018 during their visit to New Delhi. The Expert ... by Admin last modified Dec 01, 2018 04:42 AM — Filed under: , , ,