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PRIVACY v. POSNER – IN THE AGE OF BIG DATA ANALYTICS

By Buddhi Nishita Gauri, III Year Student, Christ. “Google knows you more than your mom”; a phrase that lingered long after it was first heard. The rise of the internet in the past decade has implications that were unfathomable when it dawned upon us. The sheer dependence and the vesting of the human mind in an…
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DATA LOCALIZATION: IS IT A SOLUTION TO PRIVACY CONCERNS?

By: Madhura Bhandarkar, Student of Indian Law Society’s Law College (ILS), Pune Introduction: The epiphany that “data is the new oil” hassled to the emergence of data protection laws across the world, creating a variety of legal and commercial challenges for global organizations. One such challenge relates to data localization restricting the cross-border transfer of…
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Data Privacy 101: Sensitive Personal Data, Big Data and its Tumultuous Relationship with GDPR

By-Aishwarya S.Iyer and Manisha Nanda,Students of Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad .   Data protection is defined as the legal protection offered to a person, referred to as a ‘data subject’ with special emphasis on processing of data related to him or her by another person or institution, commonly referred to as the ‘data controller’. Data…
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THE SNOOPING ORDER: AN ORWELLIAN MEASURE OR A REMINISCENCE OF OUR SURVEILLANCE REGIME?

By- Shrey Nautiyal, Executive Editor and Aditya Vyas, Associate Editor, RSRR Editorial Board In the wake of heightened attention being garnered by issues involving the privacy and personal liberty of individuals, the Central Government surprisingly issued an Order on 20th December 2018 (hereinafter, “the Order”) authorizing 10 governmental agencies for the purposes of interception, monitoring…
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CITIZENSHIP AMENDMENT BILL 2019: FROM JUS SOLI TO JUS SANGUINIS

By Prateek Virk, 4th year student, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Concept of Citizenship According to Aristotle “The State is a compound made of citizens; and this compels us to consider who should properly be called a citizen and what a citizen really is.”[i] The question as to the nature of the citizenship…
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Analysing the Aadhaar Amendment Bill: A Premature Convoluted Effort or Not?

By Aryan Babele, Executive Editor, RSRR Editorial Board   INTRODUCTION The Apex Court by and large upheld in its verdict of Justice K. S. Puttaswamy (Retd.) and Anr. vs Union of India And Ors,[1] the constitutionality of the Aadhaar project. On the flip side, it also struck down some of the major provisions of the…
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Transgender Bill 2018: A Half-Hearted Attempt at Complete Justice

By Smita Gupta and Paras Jain, Junior Editors Introduction The Transgender Community has long fought the ostracisation and ubiquitous repugnance from all sectors of the society. The National Legal Services Authority v. Union of India Judgement was a much-needed respite for the Community. Trying to follow in the footsteps of the Judiciary, the Legislature has passed…
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