A majority of criminal investigations in the modern era necessitate law enforcement access to electronic evidence stored extra-territorially. The conventional methods of compelling the presentation of evidence available for investigative agencies often fail when the evidence is not present within the territorial boundaries of the state. The crux of the issue lies in the age […]
This article was authored by me and Elonnai Hickok. Artificial Intelligence in many ways is in direct conflict with traditional data protection principles and requirements including consent, purpose limitation, data minimization, retention and deletion, accountability, and transparency. Other related privacy concerns in the context of AI center around re-identification and de-anonymisation, discrimination, unfairness, inaccuracies, bias, […]
The Asian Business Law Institute, based in Singapore published a compendium on “Regulation of cross-border transfer of personal data in Asia”. This was part of an exercise to explore legal convergence around issues such as data protection, enforcement of foreign judgments and principle of restructuring in Asia. The compendium contains 14 detailed reports written by […]
As India moves towards greater digitization, and technology becomes even more pervasive, there is a need to ensure the privacy of the individual as well as hold the private and public sector accountable for the use of personal data. Towards enabling public discourse and furthering the development a privacy framework for India, a group of […]
This visual explainer unpacking data protection law was developed by me (research) and Pooja Saxena (design), and published as part of the Data Privacy Week celebrations on the Privacy International blog. Credits: Flag illustrations, when not created by the authors, are from Ibrandify / Freepik.
This submission presents comments by the Centre for Internet and Society, India (“CIS”) on the ‘White Paper of the Committee of Experts on a Data Protection Framework for India’ (“White Paper”) released by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. The White paper was drafted by a Committee of Expert (“Committee”) constituted by the Ministry. […]
This article was originally published on The Wire. We must move India past its existing consultative processes for rule-making, which often prompts stakeholders to take adversarial and extremely one-sided positions. Earlier this week, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology released a white paper by a “committee of experts” appointed a few months back led […]