Facial Recognition Technology & Data Protection: Analysis of the Council of Europe’s New Guidelines

Posted on February 18, 2021 Authored by Melita Tessy* Introduction On 28 January 2021, the Council of Europe published the Guidelines for Facial Recognition (“Guidelines”) in consultation with the ‘Consultative Committee Of The Convention For The Protection Of Individuals With Regard To Automatic Processing Of Personal Data’ (“Consultative Committee”). These Guidelines were issued further to […]

AI and the Future of Human-Judges: Theorising the Role of AI in Legal Interpretation

Posted on December 23, 2020 Authored by Aditya Krishna* Introduction With the advent of the 21st century, technology began to develop in leaps and bounds, leading to the eventual creation of a plethora of AI or Artificial-intelligence applications and solutions. It has been forecasted in a study by the Stanford University in 2016 that over […]

Yet Another Paradox of Schrödinger’s Cat: India and the Discourse on AI and Authorship

Posted on November 2, 2020 Authored by Aditya Krishna* Introduction In the previous blog in the series on ‘AI and Authorship’, the author explored the discourse taken forward by the Tencent case and deliberated on its contributions towards the concept of Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) and authorship. This article will constitute the second blog of the series on […]

The Messiah or the Mirage: Analysing Shenzen Tencent Vs Shanghai Yinxun’s Contribution to the Discourse on AI and Authorship

Posted on October 21, 2020 Authored by Aditya Krishna* Introduction “AI” or Artificial intelligence has been developing in leaps and bounds over the past decades. With many applications emerging, and a multitude more on the horizon, it is inevitable that the legal field is bound to undergo drastic changes to cater for the changing technology […]

Data LegoLand: Text and Data Mining and its Impact on COVID-19

Posted on August 25, 2020 Co-authored by Akshat Agrawal & Manika Dayal* Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has halted the world and has affected almost every aspect of an individual’s livelihood. This has led many academic researchers and pharmaceutical companies relentlessly working towards finding both treatments and vaccines for COVID-19. The need for a solution through […]

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 […]

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 […]