Personal Data Protection Bill

Kris Gopalakrishnan-led panel to design governance framework for business data

Payal Ganguly

The ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY) last week constituted a committee headed by Infosys co-founder ....

16 September, 2019

Risk of data breach in India will continue to rise: Omidyar-Deloitte study

Payal Ganguly

As the Personal Data Protection Bill goes through final iterations, a study by social impact investment firm Omidyar Network and ....

13 September, 2019
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Govt may ask Facebook, Google, others to sell public data of users: Report

Team TC

The ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY) is considering issuing guidelines to make it mandatory for technology ....

9 September, 2019

Electronics ministry not to include ecomm data in data protection bill; Amazon India gross sales to hit $32 bn

Team TC

No ecommerce data in data protection bill. Amazon India sales to touch $32 billion in four years. MeitY against ecommerce data ....

29 August, 2019

Harsh penalties tip scales for producers of personal data, but leave startups vulnerable

Harsh Walia

The committee, which recently released the draft of the Personal Data Protection Bill, has been advocating a penalty scheme.  To ....

7 September, 2018

Broadening of sensitive data definition may cut off several services for Indians

Harsh Walia

A committee recently released the much-awaited draft of the Personal Data Protection Bill. Although the panel’s efforts ....

6 September, 2018
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Businesses to ride rocky transition in life under new data regime

Harsh Walia

The draft Personal Data Protection Bill released by a committee chaired by former Supreme Court judge BN Srikrishna has already ....

5 September, 2018

Govt asks Amazon to set up servers in India, stop cross-border movement of data

Payal Ganguly

IT and communication minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Amazon India has been asked to set up servers in the country on an urgent ....

14 August, 2018

Govt access, localisation norms in data protection bill need rethink: CIS' Sunil Abraham

Anand J

The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), a non-profit organisation, has been working on data privacy issues for a decade. Its ....

1 August, 2018

Personal Data Protection Bill: Why the draft is drawing more jeers than cheers

Anirban Ghoshal & Anand J

Last week, a committee of experts led by former Supreme Court judge BN Srikrishna unveiled a draft of the Personal Data Protection ....

30 July, 2018