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Sunday, September 26, 2021

Subhashish Bhadra

The writer works on digital identity with Omidyar Network.

How Open Network for Digital Commerce could disrupt India’s e-commerce space
Fri, Jul 23, 2021

Dominated by a few players, it presents a legitimate case for intervention. But government should proceed with caution as it comes with risks

Privacy policies online are illegible and ‘consent’ is broken. New ideas are needed
Mon, Jan 18, 2021

By educating and empowering every Indian, we will enable her to participate fully in India’s digital economy, and thereby create a meaningful digital life for every Indian.

Experience with GST holds valuable lessons for One Nation One Ration Card
Wed, May 27, 2020

If done well, One Nation, One Ration Card, could lay the foundation of a truly national and portable benefits system that includes other welfare programmes like LPG subsidy and social pensions.

Privacy law should not disproportionately increase cost of business for start-ups
Fri, Mar 13, 2020

India has set itself a goal of a $1-trillion digital economy. This ambitious target will require it to develop a thriving start-up ecosystem. It is therefore important that the privacy bill does not lead to an uneven playing field for them.

A hundred small steps
Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Government should restructure PDS to meet goal of ‘one nation, one ration card’

The government must address concerns over privacy and secrecy of data
Wed, Jul 31, 2019

We believe that with big data comes big responsibility. As demonstrated by Cambridge Analytica and numerous other data breaches, poorly designed systems create risks for individuals, businesses and governments.

Privacy in cyberspace
Wed, Dec 20, 2017

Protecting individual rights should be at the core of data protection legislation