Daily Archives: May 3, 2020

Don’t Shoot the Messenger, Media often says.. INS should first remember this policy

(This is in continuation of the earlier article) The circular issued by INS regarding the posting of some publications in certain WhatsApp groups by over zealous members has the following advise. 1. Take legal action against offenders, especially against WhatsApp … Continue reading

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Circular of INS Secretariat on copyright violation by WhatsApp and Telegram

(This is in continuation of the earlier post) I have received a copy of a communication supposed to have been sent by the Secretary General to the publications as an advisory which is reproduced below: Dear Esteemed Members, Greetings from … Continue reading

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Redefining “Personal Data” for the purpose of PDPA

I refer to an article today in Financial Express titled “Personal Data Protection Bll: Will it disrupt our data eco system? This article discusses the importance of the early passage of PDPB 2019 and at the same time highlights the … Continue reading

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Complaint to Indian News Paper Society

During the COVID lock down, many subscribers of news papers have stopped the news paper subscription and there is no doubt that the subscription revenue must have gone down. Though in the past, newspapers relied more on the advertising revenue … Continue reading

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The Joint Parliamentary Committee on PDPB 2019 needs to expedite passage of the Bill

The COVID 19 lock down has delayed the meetings of the JPC on PDPB 2019 giving room to speculation whether the Government of India is developing cold feet on the passage of the bill which would make it more accountable … Continue reading

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