Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems: Adequate Protection to Personal Data?

Introduction A historical judgement was pronounced by the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) in the case of Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems (“Schrems II”) in which the privacy shield which regulated the transatlantic … Continue reading Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems: Adequate Protection to Personal Data?

An Unpleasant Present and a Troubled Past: The Need to Effectively Regulate TikTok

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