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Questions of Fact: India’s Aadhaar Matter and the Limits of the Supreme Court

In September 2018, the Supreme Court of India rendered its verdict in a landmark case with major implications for the Aadhaar biometric identification project as well as the application of right to privacy in India, but the Aadhaar Matter raises important questions about the shortcomings of the Supreme Court’s practice of judicial review. I had […]

The Srikrishna Committee Data Protection Bill and Artificial Intelligence in India

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, […]

AI and Governance in India

The use of Artificial Intelligence has the potential to ameliorate several existing structural inefficiencies in the discharge of governmental functions. Our research indicates that the deployment of this technology across sub-sectors is still on the horizons. Much of the technological capacity and funding for AI in governance in India is coming from the private sector […]

Contribution to ABLI Compendium on Regulation of Cross-Border Transfers of Personal Data in Asia

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 […]