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Personal Data Protection Bill

Tech This Week | The Personal Data Protection Bill in the context of the Twitter hack

When it comes to data breaches, the bill does not do nearly enough to put power back in the hands of the users.

18 Jul 2020 6:50 PM

Tech This Week | Data is not national wealth, must not be regulated in same manner

Value is derived from data is because it is shared. That’s a key reason why technology evolved into a multi-trillion dollar global industry.

11 Jul 2020 9:33 PM

Personal data bill sent to Parl panel

However, facing opposition on the bill, government decided to send it to the joint select committee having members of both Houses of Parliament.

12 Dec 2019 1:33 AM

Carte blanche to spy on all

The Parliamentary Joint Select Committee has its task cut out to water down the draconian provisions.

12 Dec 2019 1:23 AM

What the Personal Data Protection bill proposes for digital India

To be further reviewed by a parliamentary panel, here's what the circulated draft of the bill proposes for Indians online.

11 Dec 2019 3:10 PM


Stricter social media verification may be in the books with pending bill

The privacy bill may require large social media platforms to offer an identity-verification option, perhaps to rein in spread of “fake news”

06 Dec 2019 11:41 AM

Personal data can be processed overseas with 'explicit consent'

'Critical' personal data, however, is another classified data can only be stored and processed in India.

05 Dec 2019 12:41 PM

'Noted WhatsApp malware, working on Personal Data Protection Bill': Govt tells LS

The Centre had earlier sought an explanation from WhatsApp to explain the breach of privacy.

20 Nov 2019 6:00 PM

'Cross-border data movement under new law may be allowed on basis of reciprocity'

India will uphold its data sovereignty. That will not be negotiable, said IT and Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

14 Jun 2019 7:04 PM

SC declines Centre’s offer to place committee’s report on data protection

Centre told SC that Justice Srikrishna panel has recently submitted report on data protection and Centre can submit it if court wishes so.

30 Jul 2018 7:09 PM


Data protection draft bill holds hope for privacy

For data misuse, a penalty of Rs 15 cr or 4% of the total worldwide turnover of any data collection entity.

28 Jul 2018 1:57 AM