Schrems II Decision: Case of Pot Calling the Kettle Black?

Posted on September 2, 2020 Authored by Nikita Das* The recent decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) invalidating the European Union-United States ‘Privacy Shield’ mechanism and contouring the applicability of the Standard Contractual Clauses in the Max Schrems Case[1] is certainly hinting towards the dawning of a geopolitical phenomenon across […]

Is India Equipped to Defend Privacy in the Era of Artificial Intelligence?

Posted on July 28, 2020 Authored by Aarya Pachisia Introduction: Need for Protection of Privacy Privacy violations have become inevitable in the age of Artificial Intelligence (“AI”). Cambridge Analytica is a classic example of how non-personal data of citizens can be used to predict sensitive personal information about them, with the use of one single […]

“I AGREE”: Analysis of Click-Wrap Agreements on Social Media Platforms

Posted on July 23, 2020 Authored by Manika Dayal The evident and rapid popularization of social media platforms all over the world arguably functions under the pretext of simplicity. A simple means of connecting communities, cultures, people, traditions, trends and ideologies. In theory the intent behind social media platforms seems almost too idealistic to accomplish. […]

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 […]