Introduction The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (“MEITY”), on 6th June 2022, issued a press release along with a proposed draft amendment (“Draft Amendment”) to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (“IT Rules, 2021”). What are these IT rules? The Union… Read More »What are the IT Rules Amendments of 2022?
Data Privacy and Technology Law
It is said that even if nobody is watching you, God is watching. Today, besides the almighty, some other entities are very likely to be watching you, even when you think nobody is. These entities may be big companies or technologically advanced cyber criminals. This… Read More »Why is Data Protection Important?
Introduction The Right to Information Act, 2005, provides every citizen of India, access to information under the control of public authorities to promote transparency, accountability and good governance. The principle of maximum confidentially has been replaced by the principle of maximum disclosure. The applicant files… Read More »How Can We Effectively Make Use of the RTI Act?
What is Pegasus? Prior to 2022, the word Pegasus might have brought to mind the legendary winged horse from Greek Mythology. Today, however, we are aware of Pegasus as a form of spyware, a dangerous software virus that secretly gets into your computer or smartphone… Read More »What Is Pegasus Spyware and Why Is It In the News?
Consider Non Fungible Tokens, a concept that has been making waves (and dips) all over the internet for a few years now. NFTs are not a new idea, but they have risen to prominence a lot lately, being the subject of multiple academic papers. We… Read More »An Introduction to NFTs
On March 24, 2015, the Supreme Court of India ruled that that Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 was unconstitutional. The decision, widely regarded as a watershed moment in free speech law, adopted progressive international free speech standards and ensured that the strict… Read More »The Shreya Singhal Judgement & Section 66A of the IT Act
Introduction India’s privacy protection has been challenged regularly, but detractors have rarely offered detailed reform recommendations. Recently, there has been a lot of interest in addressing the privacy of personal information at both federal and state levels. India is not a signatory to any personal… Read More »What is India’s Data Security Regime?
In recent years, mergers and acquisitions have emerged as the primary method for rapid expansion in the corporate world. In an ordinary sense, a merger is an arrangement in which the assets of two or more existing companies are vested in one company or fall… Read More »The Role of IP in Mergers and Acquisitions
Introduction From vehicles to electronic goods, consumers, trapped in a vicious circle concocted by the manufacturers, have been losing what is now being called the “right to repair” the property they have bought free and clear. Manufactures have created a sustainable revenue stream by limiting… Read More »Should Consumers Possess the Right to Repair?
Introduction Every day, law students log in and read cases that go back as old as the 1800s. These cases are reported on various websites that are a click away. But why do these cases get reported? What are the rules that they follow while… Read More »What Are the Guidelines Pertaining to Legal Reporting?