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Technically Speaking, How Important is the PDP Bill for India? with...

Hosted by Sourya Reddy  Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal The Personal Data Protection Bill (PDP), 2019, was tabled in the Parliament in the winter session of 2019....

Technically Speaking, What Are Some Issues with Rapid Technology Adoption by...

Hosted by Swagam Dasgupta  Edited by Malavika VN Over the past decade, the Indian state has adopted several diverse forms of technology for a number of...

Doxxing in India: Prevention As We Search For A Cure

Imagine this scenario: a prominent influencer shares a horrific story on Instagram, of a couple who had tortured their pet dog, injuring it gravely...

Technically Speaking, How Can I Safeguard My Online Data & Information?...

Edited by Sumit Krishna Yadav As technology evolves, so does our perception of what constitutes privacy and security. Over the past few years, privacy has...

The Non-Personal Data Report: Kya Karein Kya Na Karein, Ye Kaisi...

In the first instalment of this two-part series on the Non-Personal Data Report (NPD), we examined the competition concerns that emanate from NPD and...

The Non-Personal Data Report: Do We Really Need Another Data Regulator?

This article is the first instalment of a two-part series by Mohit Chawdhry of Esya Centre on the new government-led regulatory framework proposed in...

Group Privacy and Data Trusts: A New Frontier for Data Governance?

In the past few years, it has become common knowledge that Big Tech companies like Facebook, Google, and Amazon rely on the exploitation of...

#Dialogues: Decoding Cyber Sovereignty with Pukhraj Singh

Interview by Bharath Pottekkat Edited by Malavika VN The past few years have witnessed a change in the way countries attempt to govern the vast, deep...

59 Chinese Apps Banned: What’s India’s Next Move?

While most of our activities in the physical world have been paused, the digital ecosystem continues to carry forward at an accelerated pace. From...

Amidst COVID-19, Who is Watching Over Children’s Data on Ed-Tech Platforms?

As Indian students continue to depend on ed-tech platforms to learn for the foreseeable future, we also need to also think about how we’re protecting their digital and personal safety. Are ed-tech companies themselves responsibly using and protecting children’s data? How is the Indian state monitoring their protection of children’s data? Are our Internet laws strong enough to protect a child’s right to privacy online? We answer all these questions and more, in this month’s On the Fence.