Case Review: Hitesh Bhatia v. Kumar Vivekanand – A Step in The Right Direction to Navigate Crypto Fraud Cases 

by Aileen Aditi Sundardas Introduction Blockchain and cryptocurrency play an integral role in the technology market, and with the onset of the COVID -19 pandemic, there has been a massive boom in cryptocurrency trading in India. It is clear that there is an increasing appeal and interest in the crypto-assets market, however, due to the … More Case Review: Hitesh Bhatia v. Kumar Vivekanand – A Step in The Right Direction to Navigate Crypto Fraud Cases 

Advanced Insurance and Declining Privacy

By Sanad Arora Abstract Technological Disruption in the financial sector is nothing else but a fancy exaggeration of the word “financial technology” (‘Fintech’), but what matters right now, is not the technical jargon that is associated with Fintech, but the revolutionising impact it is having on the realm of finance. Fintech has got its paws … More Advanced Insurance and Declining Privacy

The Electronic Evidence behind a Crime

by Ishika Garg Whether Sections 65A and 65B of the Indian Evidence Act are sufficient in their working and meet their legislative purpose? Introduction The Cyberspace is a vast expanse of devices and information, time and again nations have tried to summarize the applicability of the Cyberspace into the realm of domestic legislations. One such … More The Electronic Evidence behind a Crime

Artificial Intelligence and Copyright in India

By Adityan Rangaswamy Copyright is a set of legal rights given to authors for the creation of musical, artistic and literary works[1]. In India, Copyrights are governed under the Indian Copyright Act, 1957[2]. Under Section 13 of the Act, copyright protection is limited to certain classes of works[3]. These include literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic … More Artificial Intelligence and Copyright in India

Data Protection and AI: Contradiction or Co-existence?

by Aesha Anurag Shah Introduction The members of the parliament are currently discussing the much-awaited legislation- Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, (“PDP Bill”). The big question that arises with the PDP Bill (or with any other law that is striving to protect data privacy) is whether its aim of data protection can co-exist with the … More Data Protection and AI: Contradiction or Co-existence?

“The Great Expectations”- Future of ADR and AI

by Disha Pathak Introduction The arguments and disputes form a regular and normal part of our life, the solutions, conclusions and complexities of such things is what gets this life going. Whenever we come across the word ‘dispute’, ‘argument’, we turn to traditional lawsuits and heated courtroom exchanges. But roll back to the 21st century, … More “The Great Expectations”- Future of ADR and AI

Blockchain and Smart Contracts: Through the Lens of Theories of Contract

by Varda Saxena Abstract The release of Ethereum Blockchain in 2015 created a plethora of opportunities for Bitcoin investments and access to services or commodities. The previous bitcoin  transactions which were once merely additions or deductions in money became complex by the codification of business norms and clauses. Using Ethereum smart contracts a person could … More Blockchain and Smart Contracts: Through the Lens of Theories of Contract

To ban or not to ban: A data protection alternative to the Indian ban of 59 Chinese apps

by Gargi Rohi & Samraat Basu The Indian Government recently banned 106 mobile applications of Chinese origin (Times of India, 2020). These apps include TikTok, WeChat, CamScanner and Mi Video Call Xiaomi among others (the ‘Banned Apps’). Further, another 250 applications such as PUBG Mobile are reportedly (FE Online, 2020) being reviewed for possible privacy and security … More To ban or not to ban: A data protection alternative to the Indian ban of 59 Chinese apps

Case Review

Google Spain vs. Mario Costega Gonzalez (“Right to be Forgotten”) by Parvathi Bakshi This piece is a summary and analysis of the Google vs. Gonzalez which paved the path for the drafting of “Right to be Forgotten” Background In 2010, a Spanish National registered a complaint against Google Spain and Google Inc. among others, requesting … More Case Review