Category: Privacy

Counter comments on TRAI’s consultation paper on Privacy, Security and Ownership of Data in Telecom Sector

These comments were originally published on the Centre for Internet & Society’s Internet Governance blog. The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) has commented on the Consultation Paper on Privacy, Security and Ownership of Data in Telecom Sector published by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India on August 9, 2017. The submission is divided in […]

The Fundamental Right to Privacy: an analysis

This series of articles was originally published on the Centre for Internet and Society’s Internet Governance blog. 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​ […]

Rethinking national privacy principles: Evaluating principles for India’s proposed data protection law

This report was edited by Elonnai Hickok and Vipul Kharbanda, and originally published on the Centre for Internet & Society’s Internet Governance blog. This analysis intends to build on the substantial work done in the formulation of the National Privacy Principles by the Committee of Experts led by Justice AP Shah.1 This brief, hopes to […]