Last week Kalyani Menon Sen, a citizen, and petitioner in the Aadhaar case sent a legal notice to the Government of Kerala which has made Aadhaar mandatory for all state government jobs. We are issuing a joint statement supporting this action
We don't have much for this update, mostly because most of us were either affected directly or helping others on recent floods in Kerala. To #rebuildKerala, we urge everyone to donate to Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund.
Panel Discussion on Justice Srikrishna Committee Report on Data Protection
A Panel Discussion on Justice Srikrishna Committee Report on data Protection was conducted at National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Ernakulam on 9th of August.
The panelists were Prashanth Sugathan (Legal Director, Software Freedom Law Centre India), Dr Athira P.S. (Director, Centre for Intellectual Property Rights, NUALS) and Praveen Arimbrathodiyil (Debian developer & Privacy advocate). Hrishikesh Bhaskaran (Secretary, Swanthanthra Malayalam Computing) was the moderator of the discussion.
The event was organized by Hrishikesh Bhaskaran, Shahul Hameed and Arjun Azad with supports from Centre for Human Rights, NUALS & Swathanthra Malayalam Computing.