The need of the hour is to create a policy that protects both data and citizens while effectively provisioning services.
Who Needs Consent Anyway? The JPC’s Suggestions Worryingly Expand the Scope of Processing Non-Consensual...
With the Parliamentary Committee's draft Data Protection Bill (DPB), not only can individuals' data be used without their consent (non-consensual), but data that the...
Why does the government want to link your Aadhaar with the electoral roll? How does this affect the logistics of elections, and what challenges are on the horizon?
Why does the government shut down internet services? Why do these shutdowns seem more likely to happen in specific parts of the country? What do they have to do with maintaining 'security'?
Before implementing online voting systems, voters, researchers, and journalists reporting on elections need a framework to assess their feasibility.
How does Fake News get circulated in India? Who produces this content and who does it benefit? What can be done to curb it?
Indian web3 developers can do much for India’s cryptocurrency ecosystem, provided they are in an enabling environment.
Governments' efforts to erect new systems of e-governance must not come at the cost of peoples’ capacities to access governance itself.
Compensation for users based on their data points becomes an unnecessary hurdle to cross — mainly because the limitations of such a model would reap more costs than guaranteed benefits.