Logo

Defender of your Digital Freedom

Home > Digital Privacy > Panel Discussion – Revisiting Aadhaar: Law, Tech and Beyond [May 9, 2017; New Delhi]
invitation

Panel Discussion – Revisiting Aadhaar: Law, Tech and Beyond [May 9, 2017; New Delhi]

May 05,2017 | 12:21 pm

The last one year has seen a number of interesting developments around the Aadhaar project, such as the notification of the Aadhaar Act, Aadhaar enrolment being made mandatory for availing various benefits and subsidies from the Government, and a series of incidents where individuals’ Aadhaar information was leaked from Government databases.

Against this backdrop, SFLC.in, in partnership with the Digital Empowerment Foundation and IT for Change, is organizing a panel discussion titled, “Revisiting Aadhaar: Law, Tech and Beyond” on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, from 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM at Lecture Hall No 1, India International Centre (Annexe), New Delhi. This event is meant as a forum for stakeholders to discuss recent developments around Aadhaar and formulate community responses to the concerns therein. Panelists for this discussion will be:

  • Saikat Datta; Policy Director, Centre for Internet and Society (Moderator)
  • Anivar Aravind; Founder/Director at Indic Project
  • Anupam Saraph; Professor and Future Designer
  • Prasanna S; Advocate
  • Shyam Divan; Senior Advocate, Supreme Court
  • Srinivas Kodali; Co-founder at Open Stats
  • Osama Manzar; Founder and Director, Digital Empowerment Foundation
  • Usha Ramanathan; Legal Researcher

If you are interested in attending this event, kindly send an RSVP to mamta@sflc.in latest by Sunday, May 7. Alternatively, you can register to attend at this [link].

Letter To The Standing Committee on Information Technology

Recommendations to The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology for Surveillance Reforms in lieu of WhatsApp-NSO Revelations Recommendations sent to Dr. ...

Follow-up Comments on the Consultation on Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018

On August 20, 2019 we learned that the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) was conducting a follow-up consultation on ...

Truecaller automatically retrieved bank account details of its users and registered them for UPI

Reports came out on Tuesday that the Truecaller app had sent SMS messages from phones of unsuspecting users to create UPI ...

Roundtable on ‘Policy Enabling – Information Technology in Healthcare’

We are organising an invite-only round table discussion on 'Policy Enabling - Information Technology in Healthcare' in Bangalore on 27 ...

What has been changed in the Aadhaar Amendment Bill?

On Wednesday, 02 January 2019, we got our first look at The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018. On ...

The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018

  Today, the Central Government introduced, The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018 in the Lok Sabha. The Bill ...

Someone still asking for Aadhaar? Let us know!

Contrary to the Supreme Court’s judgment, some entities are still asking for Aadhaar A nine judge bench of the Supreme ...

FAQs on the Aadhaar Judgment

1. Can Aadhaar be required for getting a new mobile connection? Is linking Aadhaar with mobile number mandatory? No. The ...

Key Highlights of the Aadhaar Judgment

The Supreme Court has delivered its much awaited judgment in the Aadhaar case, wherein the majority view, comprised of - ...

Full text of the 1448-page Aadhaar Judgement

The Supreme Court has delivered its much awaited judgment in the Aadhaar case, wherein the majoirty view, comprised of -  ...