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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Meanwhile in the World of Data Privacy – Sept 3rd 2017, 4th Edition

Hi there! What a month August has been for Data Privacy – specifically in India! Privacy took centre-stage when the Hon’ble Supreme Court ruled that Privacy is a Fundamental Right in India – putting to rest years of ambiguity on this issue and paving the way for a firm foundation to be laid for a Digital India. MEITy* served notices to 21 smart phone makers to provide details about the…

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#RighttoPrivacy – Implications for Organizations

#RighttoPrivacy: Implications for Organizations   By Shivangi Nadkarni & Anand Krishnan Since the Supreme Court ruled Privacy to be a Fundamental Right in India, we got a lot of queries about what this means to an organization and to an individual whose Personal Information is in the custody of an organization. This note discusses key points in this context and presents a set of FAQs to clarify on some aspects.…

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