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Aug 13,2018 | 09:27 am

In this article about the importance of privacy and data protection laws, Prasanth Sugathan was quoted stressing on the need for meaningful consent and the need to limit use of data to only those purposes for which consent was taken.

Telcos may cash in on loopholes in Trai regulation, warn experts

Prasanth Sugathan was quoted in the article.

No Patents for Standalone Software

In context of the latest guidelines of the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks (CGPDTM) ...

Patents Office rolls back guidelines allowing patenting for software, hailed as victory for startups

Prasanth Sugathan was quoted in the article as saying, "The legislature by limiting the scope of patentable subject matter in ...

This new website will solve all your online privacy issues

SFLC.in’s new initiative, Privacy Bytes, a new website that contains resources on online privacy-related issues, matters and cases in India ...

Introduction of virtual Aadhaar case of too little, too late: Experts

In context of the launch of virtual Aadhaar, Mishi Choudhary was quoted as saying, “What Aadhaar needs is an overhaul ...

The number of Internet shutdowns in India is startling: SFLC

The Economic Times published an interview with Mishi Choudhary about the launch of portal internetshutdowns.in. Neha discussed various topics in ...

Telcos are allegedly deactivating mobile numbers which are not linked to Aadhaar

In an article discussing several instances of mobile network companies forcing people to link Aadhaar and deactivating their services in ...

Aadhaar hearings: Mandatory linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts violates the ‘Right to Equality’, argue petitioners

Our tweets from the Aadhaar hearings were used to write a news article on the hearing.

Privacy: Why it is important for users to protect their own data

Mishi Choudhary was quoted in an article that shed light on the importance of protecting one’s data.

SFLC expresses dismay at SC’s decision to exempt Section 7 from Aadhaar-linking deadline extension

Our statement on the Supreme Court decision to not exempt Section 7 of the Aadhaar Act from its interim order ...