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QuickBytes – Section 69 A of the IT Act (Information Technology Act), 2000

Section 69 A of the Information and Technology Act, 2000 empowers the Central Government to issue directions to block public access to any information through any computer source.

 

When the Central Government or any officer specially authorized by it is satisfied that it is necessary in the interest of the sovereignty and integrity of India, it may issue an order to block public access to such information.

 

Tune into this video where LawWiser takes you through Section 69 A of the Information Technology Act, 2000.

 

We will also note the powers of the Central Government under Section 69 A, some instances related to it in India, and debates surrounding the topic.

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Who are Intermediaries (Analysis of Section 79, IT Act) – U-Special

Excited to announce the first video series under #LawWiser U-Special, our academic collaboration vertical.

Students of Jamia Law Fac will be explaining a diverse range of legal topics in a simple way.

#Watchnow as Aayushi Bana breaks down everything that has happened so far with respect to the 2021 Intermediary Rules.

She focuses upon the safe harbour provision of the IT act and the effect of it on the subordinate legislation. It all makes for an insightful explanation!

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In A Minute – WhatsApp Challenge to New Intermediaries Rule 2021, Pranav Srivastava

There is lot of buzz around #WhatsApp challenge before Delhi High Court against certain rules of The Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021.

Watch now and understand it all in the #LawWiser IN A MINUTE powered by Phoenix Legal with their Partner Pranav Srivastava. He shares quick highlights of the case basis which the challenge to the new rules has been made.

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In Conversation -Charting the way for Intermediaries and Digital Content

Here’s an interesting conversation between Vinod and Suchita who are both Partners at Argus Partners.

They touch upon what the new Rules for regulation of intermediaries and digital content are. They give us a very detailed take on what the differences are between these Rules and the previously notified 2011 Rules.

Everything from Due Diligence to redressal mechanisms as well as significant social media intermediaries has been covered.

We recommend watching for a holistic and balanced understanding of the 2021 rules!

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QuickBytes – Cybercrime in Domestic Laws

Did you know that #Cybercrimee’ is not defined anywhere in the domestic laws?

In this episode, featuring Anshul Bazari of #LawWiser, we talk about Cybercrime in India. We cover topics such as the general perspective, types of cybercrimes as well as how to report cybercrime.

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In Conversation – Exploring Personal Data

With time we are only going to get more and more reliant on technology for most of the services. That means there will be an increase in the sharing of our personal data with more service providers or platforms.

We only hear that personal data should be shared securely and we have the right to know how it will be utilised. But how many times have we taken care to read the privacy and personal data usage policy?

LawWiser #InConversation with Rajendra Misra, General Counsel, IHCL, discusses what are the key principles and rights concerning personal data.

In this video our expert answers –

1.) What are the key principles that apply to the processing of Personal Data?

2.) What the key rights individuals have concerning the processing of their Personal Data?

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In Conversation – Quick Guide on UPI Framework and Data Privacy

UPI or the Unified Payments Interface has more than 100 Mn active users in India.

As the popularity of UPI has skyrocketed in the past couple of years, LawWiser had a conversation with Atul Juvle, General Counsel, Compliance Officer, and Company Secretary, Schindler India Pvt Ltd, to understand the UPI framework and discuss implications of data privacy.

In this video we explore,

What is UPI?

What is the regulatory framework to control & monitor UPI?

What are the implications of data privacy in the UPI system?

and provide, Suggestions to UPI users.

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In Conversation – Seeking Protection Against Media Trials

A civil suit was filed before Delhi High Court by four Bollywood industry associations and 34 leading production houses, seeking directions against prominent news channels as well as social media platforms to refrain from making or publishing irresponsible, derogatory, and defamatory remarks against the Bollywood film industry.

LawWiser with Tanu Banerjee, Partner, Induslaw and Hormuz Mehta, Partner, J. Sagar Associates, discuss how media trial can affect any industry and ‘Seeking Protection Against Media Trial’

In this video, the experts share insights on –

How this civil suit by Bollywood Producers acts as an example of negative reporting and media trials?

When is the right time to take legal action against such negative reporting?

How do we see negative reporting or media trials impacting other industries?

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One On One – Comprehending Data Privacy & Data Security

Data Privacy and Data Security are some of the key issues that every company must be in compliance with. However, these two terms are often used interchangeably by many.

To know the difference and how companies deal with them Lawwiser brings discussion with expert K. Satish Kumar, Global Head – Legal & Chief Data Protection Officer, Ramco Systems,on ‘Comprehending Data Privacy & Data Security’.

Get insights on the following:

1) Data Privacy & its instances. What falls under it?

2) What is Data Security?

3) What are the compliances followed by companies to avoid a breach of information or any such risks?

Stay tuned @LawWiser for more such insights

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