The AI-Vengers Initiative: Revamping the Justice System with Predictive Analysis

Posted on October 8, 2023/ Aaditya Bajpai and Shreya Bajpai/ Posted in Technology Law Introduction It was revealed in 2016 that a United States (“US”) based law firm, Baker Hostetler, employed ROSS, the world’s first-ever robotic lawyer in the world.  ROSS, a legal research robot built around IBM’s Watson cognitive computer, can collect data, make conclusions, and provide responses to a wide range of queries posed by attorneys. Chief Justice D.Y. Chandrachud stated that “Technology…

The Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 2022: Promising features and Preliminary concerns

Posted on December 25, 2022/ Bharat Manwani/ Posted in Technology Law By Bharat Manwani. The author is a student at Gujarat National Law University. Introduction Data, often regarded as the oil of the 21st Century, is more valuable than ever in the present-day reality of digital economies. The largest democracy of the world houses over 658 million active internet users, and this statistic is expected to only double in the upcoming years. Personal data in…

Revised Other Service Provider (OSP) Rules- Towards the Path of Liberalization

September 25, 2021/ Pritha Lahiri/ Technology Law By Pritha Lahiri, a student of Institute of Law, Nirma University. Background: Recently, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has introduced amended guidelines for the Other Service Providers (OSP). The Other Service Provider (OSP) is a Company registered under the Companies Act, 2013 or Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) that uses telecom resources provided by authorised Telecom Service Providers to provide application services such as telebanking, telemedicine, tele-education, tele-trading, e-commerce, call centre, network operation centre, and…

WHATSAPP v. THE GOVERNMENT: Whose Line is it anyway?

Posted on July 20, 2021/ Law Review and Blog Committee/ Posted in Technology Law By Akshita Singh, a student of National Law University Odisha, Cuttack, and Achyut Tewari, a student of Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur General Overview The ongoing tussle between WhatsApp Inc. (hereinafter, “WhatsApp”) and the Government of India (hereinafter, “Government”) is one among a plethora of disputes involving a tech giant at one hand and a nation’s government at the other. In…

Self-Driving Cars And India: A Call For Inclusivity Under The Indian Legal Position

Posted on June 22, 2021/ Tejas Sateesha Hinder and Ritik Kumar Rath/ Technology Law By Tejas Sateesha Hinder and Ritik Kumar Rath. The authors are students of National Law Institute University, Bhopal Introductory Remarks Recently, Tesla, the world’s most valuable car company, announced that they will enter the Indian market, and in January 2021, it registered itself with an office in Bengaluru. The concern as of now is not whether self-driving cars are fit for Indian…