Tag: Privacy

The Laws of the Land of Social Media

While the 2021 IT Rules attempt to regulate the harms of social media, they will also place disproportionate regulatory power in the government's hands.

From Moodle to Canvas: Red Flags in India’s Learning Management Systems

In a recent incident at Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), students complained of harassment by proctors after their exams were conducted online...

To What Extent Does India’s Surveillance Regime Affect Citizen’s Privacy?

Attacks like 9/11 and 26/11 shock the conscience of our societies and states—it is in the background of such attacks, that governments tend to...

Technically Speaking, Can a Journalist Display Your Whatsapp Conversations on TV?

Yet, when shown on TV, the context is often taken away and our words are left bare for the country to see and more significantly, judge. In this light, we ask Apar Gupta—Executive Director of the Internet Freedom Foundation—can a journalist display your Whatsapp conversations on TV?

Shouldn’t eGov Software Be Free and Open Source?

Featured image courtesy Jon Moore on Unsplash Understanding the Context Bureaucratic transactions are no longer confined to stuffy sarkari offices. At the Centre and state levels,...

In the Digital Age, Here’s How Encryption is Protecting Your Privacy

“It iz neither fanciful nor an exaggeration to say that, without encryption tools, lives may be endangered.” -- Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High...

What Does it Take to Build a Sustainable Digital Health System?

This article is the second instalment of a two-part series on the National Digital Health Mission. We look at the best practices required to...

Is the National Digital Health Mission an Effective Treatment for India’s...

This article is the first of a two-part series on the National Digital Health Mission, and the best practices required to scale digital health...

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...