CUTS said draft weakens the regulatory, supervisory, & enforcement architecture by replacing the previously proposed data protection regulator with a board that will be directly in control of the govt
Draft bill on Digital Personal Data Protection skips 'Right to Privacy' in preamble, govt gets unrestrained powers: CUTS
The bill skips mention of the fundamental right to privacy in its preamble and narrows the scope of the law from data protection to digital personal data protection excluding non-personal data.
OSCPCR Chairperson Sandhyabati Pradhan has written to the Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra urging him to issue instructions to media houses for making their correspondents aware.
The urgently needed arrangements came as US tech giants faced a barrage of lawsuits from EU activists who are concerned about the ability of US security services to access the personal data of Europea
Possibility of Aadhaar getting more biometric features like DNA would give excessive power to Parliament, SC tells Centre
The Aadhaar scheme satisfies the test of proportionality by showing a rational nexus between the means and the goal, Attorney General KK Venugopal said.
Aadhaar data provided to approved third party affiliates can be found with a simple Google search using the Aadhaar catchphrase ‘Mera Aadhaar Meri Pehchan’.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday was told that vulnerability of citizens' demographic and biometric data collected under Aadhaar to leaks is itself the violation of their right to privacy.
The petitioners' counsel pointed out three issues as the Aadhaar matter was being argued before five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court.
LGBT activists, members of the community and their supporters in political circles were elated after the Supreme Court on Monday decided to review Section 377, which criminalises unnatural sex.
The Supreme Court today announced a review of the controversial ban on gay sex, saying no one should have to live in fear because of their sexuality.
The Supreme Court today questioned the maintainability of a petition challenging the provision mandating linking of Aadhaar with PAN number and for filing income tax returns.
Supreme Court says until Constitution Bench passes order on pleas about Aadhar infringing right to privacy, those who don't possess Aadhar need not link it to PAN to file Income Tax returns