r-TLP focuses on the intersection of technology, law, policy and society.

Our inspiration lies particularly in giving a platform to the marginalized genders in this domain, making a publication a lot more accessible to people that want to write, but don’t get a platform and/or enough credit. We’re positively biased towards the interests of under-represented genders within publishing. Join us in our initiative and connect with us.

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We are a small group of individuals with an aim to make a difference. Feel free to reach out to us.

Lian C Joseph

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Sindhu A

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Varini G

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Priyanshi Dixit

Founding Editor

Sapni G Krishna

Founding Editor

Varsha Singh

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Latest from our blog

The article outlines the introduction of digital contraceptives and its implications. While a previous post in r-TLP discussed the issues with data protection and femtech, this submission attempts to alleviate a few of the concerns raised by detailing the regulatory requirements concerning health data, while also bringing to light the issue of accessibility that the requirements may inadvertently create.
Afrofeminist Data Futures
We Break it Down is an initiative at r-TLP which looks at bringing interesting and extensive pieces of research to the larger public. This post looks at looks at "Afrofeminist Data futures" by Neema Iyer, Chenai Chair and Garnett Achieng.
Today, internet platforms hold power to shape interactions and further fundamental values such as the right to communication, information and access to knowledge. The Internet has also given shelter to marginalised genders, enabling them to steer discussions and find solidarity by benefiting from anonymity. The latest Intermediary Guidelines 2021, through the "verification" clause and "traceability" requirement, lead to a lack of anonymity and a fear of data breaches. The fear of being exposed due to online platforms' usage damages the ability of marginalised genders to be seen, heard, and hinders their ability to participate as social actors. Intermediary Rules have far-reaching consequences on online privacy, freedom of speech and expression, and access to information, whose adverse effects are multiplied manifold when concerning marginalised communities.
In this article, the author explores privacy concerns that arise out of Femtech apps and the discriminatory nature of data collection in this context, concluding with solutions that can be employed to minimise the issues identified.
In this article, the author discusses the recent developments surrounding Facebook’s Oversight Board and looks at whether the institution of the board can actually solve some of the problems faced by the company.
Gender budgeting is an important perspective for analysing National Budgets. Analysing lthe 2021-22 Union Budget of the Government of India, Shruti from Rethinking Economics and Sapni from r-TLP argue for feminist policythinking on the digital space.

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