This blog piece is excerpted from a previously published article in the Express Pharma, April 16-30 IssueInnovation is the root of success in the competitive world of today. Creativity manifests in new ideas and technologies. New technologies when adopted make...
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Introduction The recent shooting in Cleveland live streamed on Facebook has brought the social media company’s regulatory responsibilities into question. Since the launch of Facebook Live in 2016, the service’s role in raising political awareness has been acknowledged. However, the...
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Foreign investors into India have often found that when they seek to enforce customary contractual rights in investment agreements, such as option rights, guarantees and indemnities, they have been hamstrung by the ability of the Indian counterparty to contend that...
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The National Company Law Tribunal, Mumbai Bench presided over by Justice (Retd.) B.S.V Prakash Kumar has on April 10, 2017 passed a detailed order interpreting certain provisions of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016. This order came to be passed in...
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India has historically been an economy driven by cash. With unique population demographics and modest literacy levels, it is a difficult market to “digitalise”. However, over the past decade, urban India has seen a significant rise in the use of...
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In this day and age of scams, crime by corporate entities throws a lot of challenges at multiple levels. The level of crime may be extraordinary owing to the magnitude, powers and reach of such corporations as opposed to an...
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The special leave petition against the Delhi High Court’s ruling upholding WhatsApp’s updated privacy policy came up for hearing before a bench of five judges today. This policy is contentious because it allows WhatsApp to share valuable personal information of...
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by sflc_admin | April 17, 2017In January 2017, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India published what is expected to be the last in a series of Consultation Papers on net neutrality in India, and invited public comments on several...
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by sflc_admin | April 17, 2017SFLC.in, in association with the Digital Empowerment Foundation, IT for Change, Internet Democracy Project, Centre for Internet and Society, and Foundation for Media Professionals, is organizing a public discussion titled “Access Denied: Internet...
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by Prasanna S | April 17, 2017In response to questions from the opposition members in the Rajya Sabha on 10th April, Union Minister for Law & Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad categorically stated that the Aadhaar Act passed in March...
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Introduction The Law Commission has recently released a report on hate speech laws in India. The Supreme Court in Pravasi Bhalai vs. Union of India asked the Law Commission to recommend changes to existing hate speech laws, and to “define...
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Notable technology and rights related litigationsSoftware Freedom Law CentreYou have the freedom to choose your color. Pick one: First published here.Author: sflc_admin...
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by sflc_admin | April 12, 2017In an opinion piece that appeared in the Times of India on April 11, 2017, Prof. Eben Moglen discusses how a batch of 16 petitions pending before the Supreme Court of India, led...
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The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) functions as the primary body certifying films for public exhibition in India. It is guided by the Cinematograph Act, 1952, and various rules and guidelines in determining the nature of certification to be...
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by sflc_admin | April 7, 2017RightsCon 2017 is over, and we have lots to say about it. The Conference took place over a three day period, i.e. 29-31 March 2017 in Brussels, Belgium. We would like to thank...
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