Regulatory cobwebs threaten to scupper India's data economy: A closer look at threats, opportunities
In its attempt to extract the maximum value from the data economy, the government must resist the temptation to be overzealous in regulation.
Personal Data Protection Bill 2019: Lawyers claim bill could move India closer to China in terms of control over internet
India is also proposing a new entity, the Data Protection Authority, to write specific rules, monitor how corporations are applying them and settle disputes.
Despite Cambridge Analytica and upcoming elections, the govt is still sitting on critical data protection legislation
With elections less than a month away, fake news and reaching out to voters based on some kind of profiling is a possibility in India
Proposed Data Protection Bill to severely impact data collection, processing for startup industry, says IAMAI
"With ease of doing business being still relatively difficult for startups, creation of an additional and complex regulator in the form of Data Protection Authority with ill-defined mandate will make things much more difficult for Indian tech startups,
These obligations ensure that a data principal is made aware of the practices of the data fiduciary.
Data Protection Bill: How the draft law has circumvented undesirable private regulation by data fiduciaries
During a data breach, fiduciaries have to notify data principals only when required by the DPA.
The data protection bill in its current avatar is a double-edged sword that needs more refining.
Understanding the Data Protection White Paper Part XII: Establishing a data protection authority and permitting class action suits in India
The White Paper also raises certain interesting questions such as whether class action suits should be permitted for data protection, and whether judicial impact assessments are required.