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Lower House passes The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2019

Indian Lower House today passed “The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill – 2019”. The Bill has been formulated recognizing the need for regulation of the use and application of Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) technology, for establishing identity of missing … Continue reading

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States not to collect data on backwardness of SC/ST: SC

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India recently ruled that the States need not collect quantifiable data on backwardness of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (“SC/ST”) for giving quota in job promotions to SC/ST employees. Refusing to reconsider … Continue reading

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Recommendations on Privacy of Data released: TRAI

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has released its Recommendations on Privacy, Security and Ownership of the Data in the Telecom Sector. https://bit.ly/2JrSCbv

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Telecom Consumers Protection (Eighth Amendment) Regulations, 2015 released: TRAI

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued the “Telecom Consumers Protection (Eighth Amendment) Regulations, 2015” to protect the interest of consumers using wireless data service. TRAI has been receiving several complaints from consumers regarding non-availability of information relating to … Continue reading

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Warrant required to search cellphones: USSC

In a ruling that will impact on the ability of law enforcement to combat crime, the United States Supreme Court ruled that a warrant is required to search the cellphones of the people they arrest. “Police generally may not, without … Continue reading

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New Norms for Credit Cards

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) vide Circular dated 28.02.2013 on “Security and Risk Mitigation Measures for Electronic Payment Transactions” has directed banks to put in place the following safety measures for Credit and Debit Card Transactions : • All new … Continue reading

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Group of Experts recommend conceptual framework for the proposed Privacy legislation for India

A Group of Experts constituted by Government of India recommended a conceptual framework for the proposed Privacy legislation for India covering the following five salient features: a) Technological neutrality and inter-operability with international standards. b) Multi-dimensional privacy c) Horizontal applicability … Continue reading

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