By Aashana Chandak Introduction: Big Data once out, is like a genie and it cannot be put back into a bottle. The healthcare sector has amassed massive amounts of data in the past years while simultaneously undergoing regulatory and regime changes on privacy protection laws worldwide. The article attempts to analyse the intersection between providing healthcare … More Navigating the Contours of Privacy Laws in the Healthcare Sector on the Use of Data Analytics
By Jahanvi Sisodia SOCIAL MEDIA AND ITS MISUSE: India with its humongous population makes up for one of the biggest users of social media. According to statistics the social media users in the country added up to be 142.23 million in the year 2015, this number is predicted to skyrocket in the year 2022 by … More Social Media and Right to Privacy
By Ayushi Modi Analysing the effects that the growth of a global economy has on personal data and how the introduction of data protection laws has evolved from the phenomenon of globalisation. Abstract “The world is a very small place”. Globalisation has brought the world closer than it ever was. Distance is no more the … More Data Protection in a Globalising World
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?
by Ranjeev Joseph Introduction DATA – This is not just a 4-lettered word Hackers use it to make money illegitimately; Corporations use it to make money legitimately; Governments use it to keep a check on threats, which may range from dissenting activists to hardcore terrorists, all in the name of national security, garnering legitimate mass … More The Interplay between Cybersecurity, Digital Privacy and Digital Surveillance
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