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Interception of phone calls only in case of public emergency/public safety: BHC

In an important ruling, the Bombay High Court recently ruled that the interception of the phone calls by the authorities is permitted only in the case of ‘public emergency’ or in the interest of ‘public safety’. Stating that the orders … Continue reading

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Kansas wiretap orders “not insufficient”: USSC

The United States Supreme Court ruled that wiretap orders issued by a Kansas judge for investigation of a drug distribution ring were not lacking any information that the statute required them and hence were not facially insufficient. “Because the Orders … 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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