Introduction While hearing an application for bail under S.439 of the Criminal Procedure Code (“CrPC”), the Odisha High Court on 28th May 2020 called for stricter regulation of the widely popular Chinese video-sharing application TikTok in the following terms: “TikTok … Continue reading An Unpleasant Present and a Troubled Past: The Need to Effectively Regulate TikTok
Information from individuals is often stated to be the fuel that will power our new digital economy. India has 560 million users and the second largest online market in the world. Due to the increase in internet penetration, debates around … Continue reading The Data Protection Regime in India
“Virtual currencies, perhaps most notably Bitcoin, have captured the imagination of some, struck fear among others, and confused the heck out of the rest of us.” – Thomas Carper, US-Senator Introduction The world today is taking a technological turn, with the … Continue reading Decrypting Cryptocurrencies In India: What does the recent legalisation of cryptocurrencies and assets hold for us in a complete absence of laws and regulations
Introduction Coronavirus (hereinafter “Covid-19”) will go, but the kind of world it will leave behind will be a very different one than what it has been. This pandemic has brought the world to a standstill and has taken lives of … Continue reading Aarogya Setu App – A test for the Personal Data Protection Bill 2019
Crypto-currency is an online exchange system that utilizes cryptographic functions to carry out financial transactions. Cryptocurrencies utilize blockchain technology to gain decentralization, accountability, and immutability. It is a physical or simulated currency protected through cryptography, which makes it almost impossible … Continue reading Is India Cryptocurrency Ready?
“It is now clear to most observers that ICTs have a very important role to play here. Recognition of this at the international level will provide countries with a solid argument to roll out climate change strategies with a strong … Continue reading Climate Change and ICT: Interconnections and Solutions