By: Digvijay Chaudhary Knowledge is power. History tells us how spies were major contributors in the dismantling of a nation. Information was sought about the working of the other nation, army warfare evolved and information was prized now. Liberty and fraternity gained ground and the purpose of information changed; from being used against, it was now used for influence in one’s own nation. First to … Continue reading On Aadhaar: Part VI (The Srikrishna Committee Report: A Reform of the Country’s Data Protection Law?)
By: Aditya Kashyap and Anusha Agarwal The Internet has revolutionized various sectors of Indian economy like commerce, communication, governance, and entertainment. It has become the most sought-after public service delivery mechanism for the government because of its efficiency and accountability. Indian IT sector has shown remarkable growth by employing millions of professionals and also at the same time earning a major share of India’s foreign … Continue reading Need For Data Protection In India
By: Gunjan Thakur In today’s world, technology is developing at an unprecedented rate. This has brought a complete turnover to our lifestyles as it has redesigned the approach of our living, our style of communication, our way of travelling, our procedure of learning and so many auxiliary changes have been brought about by these continuous technological elevations. The scope of the cyber world is expansive; … Continue reading Cyber Porn: A Gray Area
By: Swapnil Tripathi Digital marketing or as commonly known as e-commerce has become a common phenomenon today. E-commerce today caters to every need of a consumer by using technology, wherein the consumer can place an order, pay online using his debit or credit card and just sit back, relax and receive his order in a couple of days. However, as much as technology aids these … Continue reading Are E-Commerce Websites Liable for Their Sins in India? Not Quite So.
By: Vikrant Yadav ‘Bitcoin’ is one of the earliest cryptocurrencies which has gained widespread prominence in the digital currency market today. It is a “peer-to-peer, electronic cash system” which is based on an open source cryptographic protocol and is independent of any central authority. A transfer of bitcoins is a transfer of value between the involved bitcoin addresses, and every transfer gets recorded in the Blockchain, a … Continue reading ‘Bitcoins’: Legal Conundrums Surrounding the Cryptocurrency
By: Akshat Agarwal and Anvita Dulluri Recently, the #SelfieWithDaughter campaign launched by the Prime Minister became trending news on the internet, more so for the controversy, it generated than for the social cause it sought to espouse. The attempt was aimed at raising awareness about the prevalence of female foeticide in India and the rapidly declining sex ratio. It received a sensational response across the … Continue reading The Shruti Seth Controversy: Need for Greater Regulation?
By: Tarika Jain In India, the freedom of speech and expression has been widened generously by the Indian judiciary and in turn, exploited relentlessly by the media. As a result, there is information and opinions galore via all forms of mass communication known to mankind. In order to prevent this powerful tool of media from running rogue in the country, various regulatory mechanisms have been … Continue reading Media Reforms: Time for a Lesson in Self-Discipline