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Raman Jit Singh Chima

Raman Jit Singh Chima is policy director with Access Now.

SC order on internet lockdown in J&K makes right noises but leaves matters of relief to the future
Sat, Jan 11, 2020

When it comes to internet-related restrictions, this judgment has one clear, unqualified message — it clearly lays down that any government order that impacts the exercise of fundamental rights must be a reasoned and publicly-accessible order.

When the state plays I spy
Sat, Dec 29, 2018

Recent MHA notification authorising surveillance powers for 10 agencies points to asymmetries and loopholes in law and policy on privacy.

The little done, the great un-done
Tue, Jul 31, 2018

The model proposed by Srikrishna committee leaves too many exceptions, especially when government is the data collector and user. Building a data protection regime requires leadership from government, lawmakers.

The cost of internet shutdowns
Wed, Oct 26, 2016

Government-mandated interruptions are rising. Economic and social costs are huge.