Breaching Proportionality, Tearing Constitutionality: The Privacy Concerns of the Criminal Identification Act, 2022

The authors in this article have analyzed the privacy concerns of the recently enacted Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022 by examining the said legislation by subjecting it to the “proportionality test” further drawing a comparison with the laws of the European Union and the United Kingdom. Continue reading Breaching Proportionality, Tearing Constitutionality: The Privacy Concerns of the Criminal Identification Act, 2022

A Watchful Eye at Work: Evolving Workplaces and Emerging Employee Privacy Concerns (Part-2)

In the second part of this series, the authors examine the necessity of various surveillance measures that have been introduced in recent times and look at various domestic and international legislations to propose a robust and right-based framework to safeguard employees’ privacy.
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A Watchful Eye at Work: Evolving Workplaces and Emerging Employee Privacy Concerns (Part-1)

In the first part of this series, the authors analyse the transformation that workplaces and employee monitoring practices have undergone in light of increasing digitisation, remote work and the COVID-19 pandemic. They highlight how monitoring employees’ performance at work borders on surveillance and intrudes upon employees’ privacy in disproportionate and unjustified ways. Continue reading A Watchful Eye at Work: Evolving Workplaces and Emerging Employee Privacy Concerns (Part-1)