L-Tech, NLSIU | Webinar on ‘Taming the Digital Dragon: The Legality of App Bans’

Here’s a question for you: Which of these apps were you accustomed to using: (a) PUBG Mobile; (b) Camscanner; (c) Tik Tok; or (d) All of the above. Irrespective of what option you choose, you must have been left aghast with the continuous app bans by the government. But were these bans legal?

To discuss this burning question, we invite you to our next webinar titled “Taming the Digital Dragon: The Legality of App Bans”. The webinar will be held on December 12th, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM IST.

About the speaker

Apar Gupta is the Executive Director of the Internet Freedom Foundation, and is one of the topmost lawyers working in the interface of law, technology, and societal issues. He has written a commentary on the Information Technology Act, and was also a visiting faculty in NLU-D and NLS-B. He has featured in Forbes 30 under 30 list and was a part of some of the landmark judgments like K.S. Puttaswamy v. UOI, Anuradha Bhasin v. Union of India, PUCL v. UOI, etc.


To register, click here and fill the form. E-certificates will be provided to the attendees at the end of the session.

The Organizers – The Law and Technology Society (L-Tech)

The Law and Technology Society (L-Tech) is one of Asia’s oldest student-run tech-law groups and is committed to exploring the boundless contours of the intriguing interface between law and technology.  The main objective of the committee is to build up-to-date scholarship in this field by making research panels and by organizing a series of interesting events including seminars, conferences, policy-making competitions, essay competitions, etc. Our flagship event is Consilience, which is an annual multi-day conference. It was started in the year 2000 and holds the record to be the first of its kind in India.  In the past, the society has had the privilege to host events with dignitaries such as Jacob Appelbaum, Anthony Taubman, Richard Stallman, Stephen Hobe, etc. It is one amongst the many societies at National Law School of India University, Bangalore.

National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore is the first National Law University to be established in India as well as one of the first in the country to offer the five-year integrated undergraduate law degree. NLSIU Bangalore has consistently been ranked as the topmost law school in India and boasts a large alumni network of academicians, researchers, and lawyers.

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