Category Archives: Surveillance in India

Policy Recommendations for Surveillance Law in India and an Analysis of Legal Provisions on Surveillance in India and the Necessary and Proportionate Principles

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This document includes policy recommendations for surveillance laws in India to be in compliance with the necessary and proportionate principles. Learn more here.

Publisher: Centre for Internet and Society (CIS)

Publication date: 14th March 2015

Right to Information (RTI) Requests to BSNL and MTNL Regarding Security Equipment

As part of research, on July 2, 2013, the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) had sent Right to Information (RTI) requests to two of the largest internet service providers (ISPs) in India: Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) requesting answers to some questions.

Read the RTI requests and responses here.

Publisher: Centre for Internet and Society (CIS)

Publication date: 25th February 2015

Modi’s new India: Digitised Oppression?

In this post I explore the largely unregulated surveillance schemes in India that lack public and parliamentary debate. I discuss what civil society and the government are doing to improve the situation, and what individuals can do to protect their communications from abuse.

Read more here.

 

Publisher: Center for Global Communication Studies

Publication date: 1st July 2014