This opinion was published in The Wire on June 28, 2016.
About the Authors
Akriti led the Centre for Applied Law and Technology Research (ALTR). At Vidhi, she advised several Ministries and public institutions of the Government of India, and the State Governments of Delhi and Karnataka, on drafting legislation and policies related to technology and constitutional law, digital inclusion, and education reform. She has advised on projects relating to privacy and data protection, regulation of the digital economy, platform governance, cybersecurity and allied areas at the intersection of law and technology. Her research interests include constitutional law, technology law, platforms and digital markets/FinTech, regulation of the sharing economy, AI governance and ethics, platformisation of speech, data governance, and privacy. Akriti graduated with a B.A. LL.B (Business Law Hons.) from the National Law University, Jodhpur in 2015.
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