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Ownership of CCTV footage

Dr Pratap Reddy, Executive Chairman of Apollo Hosiptal has stated that  Apollo Hospital had turned off CCTV cameras placed in the ICU when the late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalitha was undergoing treatment. (Refer report here). In the light of a strong suspicion that Ms Jayalalitha could have been murdered by a political conspiracy, the …

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GDPR and Aadhaar

Currently GDPR and Aadhaar are both hot subjects for discussion amongst professionals whether they are Privacy activists, Information Security professionals or Lawyers. GDPR is at one end of the spectrum often looked upon by Privacy activists as the ultimate in Privacy Protection legislation. Aadhaar on the other hand is at the other end of the …

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Disclosure of GDPR Risk impact on Indian Companies is part of Corporate Governance

As the D-day  for GDPR (25th May 2018) approaches, many of the Indian companies are busy with their preparation for implementing GDPR in their processing activities. At the same time, there is also a question in the minds of most of the Indian companies about how the GDPR provisions would be made applicable to them by …

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“Right To Know” is a Right to be protected under the proposed Data Protection Act

As we enter the final stages of public consultation on the drafting of the new Data Protection Act of India following the release of the White Paper by the Justice Srikrishna Committee, one aspect of the law that needs attention is the “Right to Know” of an individual which often conflicts with the” Right to …

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Public Consultation on Data Protection Law….some points of discussion-3

(This is a continuation of the previous article) 3.  A lot of discussion centered around the issue of “Consent” and “Informed Consent”. The issues were about the need for and effect of consents as an instrument of Privacy protection. There were also suggestions that consents should be applicable by processors also, consents should be standardized …

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