It is a popular belief that artificial intelligence should be employed for decision making roles as they are impartial. On the contrary, artificial intelligence runs on algorithms which suffer from algorithmic bias, just like humans suffer from stereotypes. The translation of gender stereotypes into algorithms reinforces the discrimination manifold. This article deliberates on the amplification of economic exclusion of marginalized genders due to increasing acceptance of artificial intelligence in India.
The article traces out the utilization of surveillance technologies by governments in the wake of COVID-19 and examines its effect on an individual’s right to privacy.
Seventy-two years since India's independence and three years since the landmark Right to Privacy judgement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the Digital Health IDs under National Digital Health Mission. This health ID, rightly packaged as the health sector equivalent of UPI, carries forward the critical privacy concerns of the UPI.
With the world going online, there has been a massive increase in exams being conducted online to keep up with academic schedules. However, everything has another side. Read about proctoring services and data in this post.
With the introduction of the bill Lawful Access to Encrypted Data Act, 2020 in America- encryption laws are in the limelight once again. This article traces the encryption debate in India and lays down the factors which are possibly creating a hardened surveillance system in India.
This article covers the looming privacy corners with regards to the use of genetic genealogy in the criminal justice system. It also looks at the provisions of the The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2019 and its ability to regulate such matters.
This Articles tries to dissect a new fake nude apps in the market, and tries to talk about the gender and eurocentric beauty standards it perpetuates.
Section 215 of the Patriot Act ignites important conversations surrounding systematic surveillance. This article draws parallels between Edward Snowden's expose and Radia tapes, and traces systematic surveillance in India
The article attempts to shed a positive light on the work done by hacktivists and advocates for their legitimacy to promote a culture of transparency and accountability.