Information Technology Act 2000
Opinion  /  Published 22.02.21

A different shade: changing colours of repression

Governments are not benign, and the use of the law and regulatory agencies against inconvenient voices is not new. Although it has become a reflex action for journalists to invoke a comparison with th...
By Sevanti Ninan in

Opinion  /  Published 19.08.20

Quick call: Contact-tracing and privacy

The urgent need to conduct contact-tracing to slow the spread of the Covid-19 infection has brought out strange ironies. In both Kerala and Uttar Pradesh, the governments have chosen to allow the scru...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 05.02.20

Privacy and hunt for the code

The DNA technology (use and application) regulation bill and the personal data protection bill are under consideration by two separate parliamentary committees. It is necessary to discuss the nature o...
By Mandira Narain and Nupur Chowdhury in


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