by Arshpreet Singh Saluja and Muskaan Jain Introduction Amidst this pandemic due to the practice of social distancing and the lockdown, reports have shown that the crime rates are sharply falling. This is true but not complete. Although the offences such as theft, murder and molestation have decreased, we should not get disillusioned by this moment of transient peace at public places. Unfortunately, other crimes … Continue reading SOCIAL DISTANCING LEADING TO SOCIAL DISTRESSING: Social epidemic within a biological epidemic
-by Srishti Suresh On March 2nd, 2020, around thousand irate restaurant owners launched the ‘Logout Campaign’ foisting their intention of getting their companies delisted from online food aggregator platforms, owing to data masking and rampant anti-competitive practices. The National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) took cognisance of the grave issue and voiced its concern over the rampant abuse of dominant position exercised by such aggregator … Continue reading THE FOOD AGGREGATORS’ QUANDARY- DATA MASKING…A Precursor to an Anti-Competitive Regime?
-by Anwesha Singh & Alivya Sahay The internet has brought about a radical change by revolutionizing technological inventions. In recent times, the different mechanisms of alternate dispute resolution (“ADR”) procedures have absorbed within it the system of Online Dispute Resolution (“ODR”). ODR in India is in its outset stage and is fast gaining importance. Concept of Online Dispute Resolution: ODR refers to “a wide class of … Continue reading ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION: A Step Forward
-by Atisha Sisodiya & Bodhisattwa Majumdar The ongoing COVID-19 crisis and the nationwide lockdown has led to an unprecedented transition of a large proportion of the population to Work from Home (WFH). In the midst of such a crisis, accompanied by what the World Health Organization (WHO) calls an ‘infodemic’ – an over-abundance of information, some from reliable sources and some not, it is easy … Continue reading IMPLICATIONS OF WORK FROM HOME ON DATA PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: A Legal Perspective