Author Archives: Vijayashankar Na

About Vijayashankar Na

Naavi is a veteran Cyber Law specialist in India and is presently working from Bangalore as an Information Assurance Consultant. Pioneered concepts such as ITA 2008 compliance, Naavi is also the founder of Cyber Law College, a virtual Cyber Law Education institution. He now has been focusing on the projects such as Secure Digital India and Cyber Insurance

Supreme Court should make public the suggestions made by Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Yesterday, there was a hearing in Supreme Court about the RFP Tenders released by UIDAI and the objections raised on them by an MLA of TMC by name Mahua Moitra who is known as an “Aggressive” politician. The petition was … Continue reading

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Surveillance and Monitoring are not the same

When the honourable Supreme Court considered the issue of Section 66A of ITA 2000/8 and ended up scrapping the section as being violative of the Indian Constitution, we had raised the objection to the decision on the ground that the … Continue reading

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“Supreme Court Slams UIDAI”.. Is it a fake news created by Economic times?

There are “Mischievous journalists” around today in the media. Some of them are considered senior journalists and include the likes of Shekhar Gupta who try to pick up wrong narratives only with a view to discredit the Government. Mr Shekhar … Continue reading

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Social Media Hub… Was the Supreme Court mislead by the political canvas

The Supreme Court is the ultimate hope for justice in India and deserves to be respected and supported. But in recent days, it appears that Supreme Court is spending a disproportionate share of  its time in resolving political issues and … Continue reading

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PDPA 2018: Is Data Localization related to Privacy?

[This is in continuation of earlier articles on PDPA 2018] There is a strong opposition to the proposal in PDPA 2018 about the Data Localization requirement which has already been discussed in the earlier articles. There are a few specific … Continue reading

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PDPA 2018: Privacy Activists and RTI Activists fight with each other

[This is in continuation of the earlier article on PDPA 2018] There were three major criticisms against the PDPA 2018 (draft) which was presented by the Srikrishna Committee. One was on whether Aadhaar Act was to be amended. Second was … Continue reading

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