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The Digital Future is a centre for research on technology policy focusing on legal, social, political, research on emerging technologies. We undertake research projects on various technology innovations such as AI, blockchain, Big Data, cryptocurrency and more. We also look at the growing field of technology regulatory framework such as cybersecurity and data protection.

“Soon ‘Work from Home’ culture will become the new norm in the post Covid-19 world. AI and real time internet can give a huge boost to advance this culture. From saving rent to cutting carbon footprint, the possibilities are immense.”

Vedant Mundra
Small Business Owner (Textile Industry)

“Technologies like like IoT, AI, 3D printing and Digital Ledger Technologies like Blockchain will completely re-configure the way we interact, consume, produce, and trade forever. In the next few decades they’ll significantly transform well-being and entirely transform categories of international trade in goods and services like driverless cars and financial services based on blockchain and quantum processing.”

Kaustubh Sharma
B.A.,LL.B. (Hons.) 2015 Jindal Global Law School

IT Rules 2021: Much ado about nothing? A critical review and the problems on field in the implementation of the IT (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021

by Sudhanva Kumar Evolution of the Act The birth of the IT Act (‘Act’) happened to be after the United Nations resolution on 30th January, 1997 to recognise and adopt the practices of electronic commerce. This Act  aided in validating and legalizing the e-commerce transactions in India as expressed in the Preamble of this legislature. … More IT Rules 2021: Much ado about nothing? A critical review and the problems on field in the implementation of the IT (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021

Review of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021

by Sanad Arora Introduction The enactment of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 replaces the old rules[1] and brings in major reforms to the treatment of ‘intermediary liability’ under the Information Technology Act, 2000 (IT Act). The disapproval shown by the actors who are affected by the new rules … More Review of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021

The Drone Regulations 2021: One Step Forward and Two Steps Back

by Nimrat Kaur Dhillon Introduction An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is an aircraft that is operated without a human onboard and is colloquially known as a ‘drone’. It is also known as a Remotely Piloted Vehicle (RPV). This is in contradistinction to traditional aircrafts that are controlled remotely by human operators, or may even be guided … More The Drone Regulations 2021: One Step Forward and Two Steps Back

Education

Our aim is to raise awareness on the challenges various stakeholders face in the current technology climate. We aim to be a platform where individuals, interested in technological developments, can find the information they are looking for and more.

Projects

We’ll update you when we have some new projects!

Media

The media centre will be a consolidation of relevant tutorials, seminars, presentations, and more which you can utilise for your own learning experience. Access it here.

Our Goals

Educate

Educate people about the implications of technology and their inevitability of crossing roads with all disciplines.

Analyse

Analyse the impact of emerging technologies on the society.

Implement

Provide policy briefs, legal research, foreign policy advise on the emerging technologies.