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Impact of Supreme Court’s Order on Right to Privacy on Cyber Space and Data Protection

A Round table was held at National Law School of India, Bangalore, the premier law education institute in the country on assessing the impact of the Supreme Court order on Right to Privacy on Cyber Space and Data Protection. Dr Professor Nagaratna, Dr Professor Subbarao, from NLSUI led the discussions and several other invited guests …

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Privacy…is a “Fundamental Right” but we donot know what constitutes “Privacy”!

While the nine eminent judges went about their mission to declare “Privacy As a Fundamental Right”, they also encountered the problem defining what is “Privacy”. The challenge of defining Privacy Rights without a definition of Privacy has confronted law makers as well as law followers which has not been appreciated much in the past. Now …

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Does Written Text of the Constitution not have any sanctity?

The alacrity with which the honourable Supreme Court constituted a 9 member bench to review “Whether Privacy is a Fundamental Right” and the release of the voluminous judgement before the retirement of Chief Justice Mr Kehar indicates that the CJI wanted a “Historic” judgement to go on record. The Court has succeeded in this objective …

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The Privacy Judgement… Conclusion.. Need for Definition of Privacy

The Puttaswamy judgement from the 9 member bench of the Supreme Court which was hailed as a “Historic” judgement ended up with a simple declaration that “Right to Privacy is a Fundamental Right under the Indian Constitution which is subject to the reasonable restrictions applicable to all such rights”. Let us now look at how …

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Concatenating the individual Conclusions of the Privacy Judgement

In continuation of our previous article on the “Hashing of the Privacy Judgement” we can now look at the six pieces of individual judgement and the end notes in each of these judgement s that can be considered as “Judgmental Conclusions not forming part of the final order”. This is the second level of the 547 page …

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Supreme Court Judgement on Privacy as a Fundamental Right… What changes?

The Supreme Court judgement on Privacy delivered today by a 9 Judge bench, has categorically made a statement that “Right to Privacy is a Fundamental Right” under Article 21 of the constitution as part of the “Right to Life and Liberty”. The media is making a big noise as if some thing fundamental has changed …

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TRAI Consultation Paper for Privacy Protection in Telecom sector

TRAI has released a consultation paper on Privacy for comments from Stake holders. A Copy of the Consultation paper is available here:  Comments from stake holders have been invited by 8th September 2017 and counter comments can be submitted by 22nd September 2017. Comments and counter comments can be sent by e-mail to arvind@trai.gov.in or …

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“Ad blocking” should be considered as a “Privacy Protection Right”

India is presently in the process of re-writing some of the Cyber laws regarding a) Privacy… through the Supreme Court’s view on whether Privacy is a Fundamental Right? b) Data Protection Act under drafting c) Health Data Privacy Act under drafting d) TRAI draft guideline on Privacy under discussion e) Information Technology Act We can …

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