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Marking Up India’s Personal Data Protection Bill

India’s Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 (the Bill) was introduced in Parliament in December 2019, and is currently under consideration by a Joint Parliamentary Committee of MPs. There have been many changes in the latest draft of the Bill. We are keen to understand how the Bill can be improved to enhance data protection and […]

AUTHOR: FFI Team
TAGS: Data Protection, Law, Legal Tool, Mark-up, Privacy,
DATE: 20th Jul, 2020
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Contact Tracing Apps & Privacy Principles: A Reading List

Below are some essential readings for contact-tracing apps during the Coronavirus pandemic. What is contact tracing and why it is important? by the WHO (Q&A Page) The Challenge of Proximity Apps For COVID-19 Contact Tracing by Andrew Crocker, Kurt Opsahl & Bennett Cyphers of Electronic Frontier Foundation (Article) Apps for COVID: to do or not […]

AUTHOR: FFI Team
TAGS: Contact Tracing, COVID19, Privacy, Reading List,
DATE: 23rd Apr, 2020
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Privacy 101: A Reading List

Below are some essential readings for privacy. Social and Political Dimensions of Privacy by Alan F. Westin (Paper) Privacy and Freedom by Alan F. Westin (Paper) Critical Questions for Big Data by danah boyd and Kate Crawford (Paper) The Boundaries of Privacy Harm by M. Ryan Calo (Paper) Understanding Privacy by Daniel J. Solove (Book) […]

AUTHOR: FFI Team
TAGS: Data Protection, Privacy, Reading List, Regulation,
DATE: 08th Nov, 2019
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Regulating Data-driven Finance: 4th Dvara Research Conference

The proceedings for this conference can be accessed here. The 4th Dvara Research Conference on Regulating Data-driven Finance was held on 5-6 April 2019 in Chennai, India. The conference agenda, primers and other resources can be found on the official website. Digitisation is changing our experience of finance. On one level, digitisation is creating a convergence of processes, […]

AUTHOR: FFI Team
TAGS: Consumer Data, Consumer Protection, Data Infrastructures, Data Protection, Data Protection Framework, Data-driven Finance, Privacy, Regulation,
DATE: 25th Apr, 2019
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Privacy on the Line: What do Indians think about privacy & data protection?

This post was originally published on the IFMR Trust blog. We met Sulekha* in a village in Uttarakhand. She was talking about the information she considered most important to her: her ration card, Aadhaar card, NREGA job card and her phone number. When asked how much she would sell this information for, she visibly withdrew […]

AUTHOR: FFI Team
TAGS: Consumer Protection, Data Protection, Privacy,
DATE: 08th Dec, 2017