June 12, 2020
Data Governance in the times of COVID-19 : A Comic Series #1
In this short comic series, we will highlight some data governance dilemmas in the times of the pandemic and share with you, our reading list on the subject. This week we discuss purpose limitation and trust in government.
April 10, 2020
Need to strike right balance between public health and individual’s right to privacy
In this article, Venkatesh Hariharan makes the case for striking the right balance between privacy rights and data surveillance during COVID-19 times.
October 04, 2019
In the AI era, privacy and democracy are in peril
In this article for The Hill, Vasant Dhar discusses the threat of AI to democracy and how the U.S. regulators should look at Europe and India’s models of data protection....
December 29, 2017
Official Launch of Aadhaar: A Biometric History of India's 12 Digit Revolution
IDFC Institute hosted Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who officially released Visiting Senior Fellow, Shankkar Aiyar's book, Aadhaar: A Biometric History of India's 12 Digit Revolution
February 16, 2017
Is Big Data Driving Policy?
The scope for harnessing big data to drive policy.
February 09, 2017
Key Design Elements for Data Protection
The key elements of a data privacy law for the country.
August 27, 2015
Aadhaar and its implicit bargains
There is too much fear-mongering about Aadhaar and the danger to individual privacy. This is far from the truth.
June 23, 2013
Aadhaar and the rhetoric of fear
Five years on, we need to examine our xenophobic reactions and paranoia of the intrusive state.