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Sep 26, 2018 43 tweets 4 min read
There are three judgements. One by J. Sikri. CJI and J. Khanwilkar concur with him.
Other two judgments are by J. Chandrachud and J. Bhushan. J. Sikri: It is better to be unique than the best. Being unique is the basis of Aadhaar. Talks about how Aadhaar is the most talked about identification system in the world.
Sep 6, 2018 30 tweets 9 min read
Out of the 5 judges who heard the challenge to #Section377, four will be giving separate opinions - CJI Misra, J. Nariman, J. Chandrachud and J. Indu Malhotra. J. Khanwilkar has concurred with one of the opinions. Since there will be 4 judgments, we advise everyone following our tweets to not come to a conclusion till all 4 judges have given their opinions. We will be live tweeting as the judgments are delivered #Section377
Aug 27, 2018 5 tweets 1 min read
India's Data Protection Bill Should Not be Rushed Through - @MishiChoudhary and Eben Moglen thewire.in/tech/with-conc… The policy-makers must consider how their domestic law and policy will fit into that global context. The report does not address this question at all.
Aug 14, 2018 8 tweets 3 min read
Workshop Session 1, Day 1 #APrIGF2018: Pacific ICT Plenary Challenge and Opportunities of Connectivity in Small Island states, now begins. The first panelist is Prime Minister of Vanuatu, he starts by highlighting the challenges and experience s of Vanuatu.#APrIGF2018
Aug 13, 2018 8 tweets 5 min read
Orientation session at #APrIGF2018, #VintCerf: Internet is not useful if it doesn't work. Resilience is an imp. aspect of the Internet. As the global warming continues, water rise continues there rises concerns for cable landings. #internetsociety #VintCerf continues to discuss fragile aspects of digital content. He asks the audience if the data they store in whichever form, cloud/hard disk. Will it continue to exist at the same place after 50years? #APrIGF2018
Aug 8, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs is still asking for mandatory quoting of #Aadhaar in the DIR-3 KYC form for the purpose of updating KYC details of anyone who has been allotted a Director Identification Number(DIN) on or before March 31, 2018. The form does not show #Aadhaar as a mandatory field but at the time of submission, it gives an error message if the field is left empty.
mca.gov.in/Ministry/pdf/C… .
Jul 17, 2018 53 tweets 26 min read
#Section377 Day 4: Hearing in section 377 matter will commence shortly. #LGBTQ @TheDeltaApp #Section377 Day 4: The respondents submitted a written petition to the bench. #LGBTQ @TheDeltaApp
Jul 12, 2018 43 tweets 20 min read
Day3, #Section377 hearing will begin shortly. @TheDeltaApp #LGBTQ #Section377 Sr. Adv. Shyam Divan continues on behalf of the petitioners. #LGBTQ @TheDeltaApp
Jul 11, 2018 66 tweets 21 min read
Day 2, #Section377 hearing will begin shortly. #Section377 UOI, Adv Tushar Mehta began by submitting that the UOI will not contest and leave the Constitutional validity of consensual sex on the Bench.
Jul 10, 2018 35 tweets 7 min read
Day 1: Hearing for the constitutionality of #Section377 will begin shortly. #LGBTQI @TheDeltaApp One of the the petitioners said "In the previous round there were a couple of curative petitions. Let those matters be heard along with this petition" #Section377 #LGBTQI @TheDeltaApp
Jul 9, 2018 4 tweets 4 min read
We will be live tweeting the Supreme Court proceedings on petitions challenging the constitutionality of #Section377 starting tomorrow. You may catch all our tweets at @SFLCin. Here is a short message from us and Ishan @TheDeltaApp about the impending proceedings. #LGBTQI The Constitution Bench comprising of - CJI Dipak Misra, J. RF Nariman, J. Khanwilkar, J. DY. Chandrachud & J. Indu Malhotra will be hearing the matter in the CJI's court. #Section377 #LGBTQI @TheDeltaApp
Jun 1, 2018 5 tweets 8 min read
Group chats on IM apps are breeding grounds for #onlineharassment and #privacy violations, as users can be added without permission. We’ve published an open letter urging @WhatsApp @telegram @signalapp & others to make changes, protect users. sflc.in/open-letter-me… We call upon other organizations and members of civil society around the world to lend their names and support to this letter. To read the letter and add yourself as a signatory, visit sflc.in/open-letter-me…
May 10, 2018 41 tweets 4 min read
Last #Aadhaar hearing (day 38) will begin shortly. Petitioners will conclude the rejoinder. Senior advocate Gopal Subramanium will continue his submissions.
May 9, 2018 39 tweets 4 min read
#Aadhaar (day 37) hearing will begin shortly. Senior advocate, Shyam Divan will resume his submissions. SD is reading out UIDAI'S answers to the questions posed by the petitioners.
May 3, 2018 37 tweets 5 min read
#Aadhaar (day 36) hearing will begin shortly. State will conclude it's arguments today. Attorney General K.K Venugopal commences his submissions. Repeats that Article 110(1)(g) is a standalone provision. There can be a bill that does not relate to 110(1)(a)-(g) but is still covered independently under 110(1)(g)
May 2, 2018 43 tweets 5 min read
#Aadhaar (day 35) hearing will begin shortly. Advocate Zoheb Hossain will continue his submissions for State of Maharashtra and UIDAI.
Apr 26, 2018 31 tweets 4 min read
#Aadhaar (Day 34) hearing will begin shortly. Advocate Gopal Sankarnarayanan will continue his submissions. J. Chandrachud: Aadhaar section 7 seeks to identity the beneficiaries that require subsidies. It doesn't take away other forms of identity.
GS: Aadhaar is a no.which helps identify people who need subsidies. Many don't need that identity.
Apr 25, 2018 42 tweets 6 min read
#Aadhaar (day 33) hearing will begin shortly. Senior advocate Rakesh Dwivedi appearing for State/UIDAI will finish by lunch today. RD: What sort of control does UIDAI have over RE? Fair and reasonable safeguard under Article 21.
Apr 24, 2018 7 tweets 2 min read
#Aadhaar (Day 32) hearing will begin shortly.
Senior advocate Rakesh Dwivedi will resume his submissions for the State/ UIDAI. He's likely to finish by lunch tomorrow. RD quotes two professors from Georgetown university and Stanford law school on conflict of human rights.
Also cites a book of Emmanuel Kant.
Apr 19, 2018 16 tweets 2 min read
#Aadhaar (Day 31) hearing will commence shortly. "Development requires the removal of major sources of un-freedom, poverty as well as tyranny"- Senior Advocate Rakesh Dwivedi quotes Amartya Sen.
Apr 18, 2018 35 tweets 4 min read
#Aadhaar Day 30: Hearing to commence shortly in Supreme Court. Senior Advocate Rakesh Dwivedi resumes his arguments.