Sweeping Government Ban on Chinese Apps under the Information Technology Act – Tyranny or Safeguarding?

Posted on 30 June 2020 Authored by Tanya Varshney The breaking news of the Central Government’s ban on 59 Chinese apps, including the popular TikTok, CamScanner, Shein etc., took the nation by a storm on 29th June 2020. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEIT) passed this sweeping ban by way of a Press […]

Blockchain and the Data Protection Dilemma: Compatibility of GDPR with Blockchain System

Posted on 27 June 2020 Authored by Tanya Varshney The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR“) seeks to regulate the way personal data is stored, collected, processed etc. by a “data controller”. A controller is a natural or legal person or any authority that determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal […]

Healthcare in India and Disorders of the Central Nervous System: A Blockchain Solution

Posted on 26 June 2020 Authored by Tanya Varshney Introduction Medical institutions face difficulties with interoperability of healthcare records and complexities of data[1]. Aside from that, there is a problem of effective communication between various institutions such as hospitals, research centers, pharmacies and insurance companies. Concerns of patient confidentiality are also raised while addressing these […]