Monthly Archives: May 2021

Get Ready to be a Certified DPO even as Government prepares to push PDPB 2019

The much awaited comprehensive Certification Program for DPOs in India from FDPPI is set to commence on June 19, 2021 as per the following tentative schedule. The program consists of 36 hours of online training covering the Data Protection laws … Continue reading

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Net4India domains are being transferred

The Net4India domain names which were stuck up due to the mishandling of the insolvency petition by NCLT, are now getting resolved in stages. ICANN has transferred the domains to Bigrock.in and the company has been in the process of … Continue reading

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Compliance complications for small digital media after May 26th 2021

Over the last few days, developments regarding Cyber Law in India have overwhelmed most of us and left us engaged full time on following the developments. In these discussions the future role of digital media is being re-defined and consequently  … Continue reading

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Right to Forget needs to be reined

(Continued from the earlier article) The Delhi High Court judgement upholding the Right to forget of a person accused, tried and acquitted (on technical grounds) for Narcotics smuggling, 8 years after the initial judgement throws open a challenge to the … Continue reading

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PDPB 2019 is already recognized as the requirement by Courts

We recently had an occasion where the Delhi High Court made a reference to “Right to Forget” in respect of an accused who had been acquitted. Copy of the judgement is available here. The facts of the case was that … Continue reading

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Court has to nip this foreign media revolt against the Indian Government in the bud

(Also refer the previous article: WhatsApp petition deserves to be rejected at the admission stage itself) The case filed by WhatsApp in the Delhi High Court challenging the validity of the Intermediary guidelines issued on February 25, 2021, indicates that … Continue reading

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