PRIVACY & THE ANDROID ECOSYSTEM

Last week, over lunch, our Privacy team was excitedly discussing the upcoming Data Privacy Day on Jan 28th. Being enthusiastic privacy consultants, they had a whole list of things they wanted to do to mark the day. In the midst of the chatter, someone popped up and said ‘Hey…all this is fine! But end of the day, I worry about my mom who is all the time on her smartphone,…

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Is Privacy A Fundamental Right in India?

By Shivangi Nadkarni & Anand Krishnan, Arrka Consulting   1.Background In India, there has really been no clarity on whether Privacy is a fundamental right or not. With personal data in the hands of the government/ private entities becoming a critical aspect for individuals – especially with various diktats around Aadhaar – this question needed to be settled once and for all. An unprecedented 9-Judge bench was constituted by the…

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