On the 19th of July, 2017, a nine-judge bench was constituted to determine whether there was a fundamental right to privacy. Hearings continued on the 20th and the 26th of July. Our post discussing the hearing on the 20th of...
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by sflc_admin | July 26, 2017Today was the third day of arguments before a nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court in the matter of Justice K.S. Puttaswamy and Ors. v. Union of India and Ors. [W.P.(C). No. 494/2012],...
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On the 19th of July, 2017, a nine-judge bench was constituted to determine whether there was a fundamental right to privacy. Hearings continued on the 20th and the 26th of July. Our post discussing the hearing on the 20th of...
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Yesterday, a 9 judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court of India was set up to hear arguments on whether there is a fundamental right to privacy under the Indian Constitution, following from an order of a 5 judge bench...
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by sflc_admin | July 20, 2017Today, a nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court continued hearing arguments on the existence of a fundamental right to privacy, in connection with the matter of Justice K.S. Puttaswamy and Ors. v. Union...
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Yesterday, a 9 judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court of India was set up to hear arguments on whether there is a fundamental right to privacy under the Indian Constitution, following from an order of a 5 judge bench...
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By Kritika BhardwajFollowing from the five-judge bench’s decision yesterday, a nine-judge bench was constituted today to determine the existence of a fundamental right to privacy. Arguments were advanced on behalf of some of the petitioners today. A background to this...
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by sflc_admin | July 19, 2017A nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court (SC), comprising Chief Justice of India (CJI) J.S. Khehar and Justices D.Y. Chandrachud, J. Chelameshwar, S.A. Bobde, A. Nazeer, R.K. Agrawal, R.F. Nariman, A.M. Sapre, and...
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This week a 9 judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court of India is hearing arguments on whether there is a fundamental right to privacy under the Indian Constitution. In 2012, a petition was filed by Justice K. S. Puttaswamy...
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by sflc_admin | July 18, 2017Today, a five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court (SC) heard the batch of 22 petitions led by Justice K.S. Puttaswamy & Ors. v. Union of India & Ors. [W.P.(C). No. 494/2012], which challenge...
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In October 2015, a 3 judge bench of the Supreme Court of India referred challenges to the Aadhaar program to a constitution bench. The reference was mainly to determine the existence of a right to privacy as a fundamental right,...
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The Centre for Communication Governance at the National Law University Delhi (CCG) invites applications for various research positions across its teams on a full time basis.About the CentreThe Centre for Communication Governance is the only academic research centre dedicated to...
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By William James HargreavesThe Network Enforcement ActThe Network Enforcement Act (NetzDG), a law passed on the 30th of June by the German Government operates to fine social media companies up to 50 million Euros – approximately 360 crore rupees –...
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Say No To Software Patents
by sflc_admin | July 6, 2017The Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks has published the modified Guidelines for Examination of Computer Related Inventions (CRIs) by office order dated 30-6-2017. The revised guidelines have done away with the...
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Introduction In May 2017, a movie titled ‘Angry Indian Goddesses’ was released on Netflix India. A censored version of the film, originally intended for theatrical release was made available. Critics brought attention to the self-censorship Netflix was resorting to, in...
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by sflc_admin | June 28, 2017The Supreme Court on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, heard the petition against notifications making Aadhaar mandatory for social welfare schemes [Shantha Sinha & Anr. v. Union of India (W.P. (C) 342/2017)] for the...
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The fresh petition challenging the constitutionality of the Aadhaar Act (Shantha Sinha v. Union of India) came up for hearing before the Supreme Court today. While this petition has been tagged with the main bunch of petitions challenging the Aadhaar...
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by sflc_admin | June 26, 2017On June 23, 2017, the second edition of Delhi Tech Talks – a collaborative series of quarterly discussions on the state of tech policy in India – was organized by the Centre for Communication...
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by sflc_admin | June 25, 2017SFLC.in was a community partner at the Real World Internet of Things Security Conference (RISC) organized by the EFY Group on 20th June 2017 at Hotel Park Plaza, Bengaluru. In view of the...
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The Supreme Court delivered its judgment in the constitutional challenge to Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act today. Brought in by way of an amendment in April this year, this provision made it mandatory for all taxpayers to quote...
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