Data protection authority will be a government stooge and weaken personal data bill: Justice BN Srikrishna
Srikrishna was also critical of the government getting free access to citizens’ data.
Personal Data Protection Bill 2019: Impact on private companies is hard to tell yet, given the exemptions for State intervention
The private sector is closely watching the new Personal Data Protection Bill as data has become the most crucial asset of a company.
Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 is out; law raises questions on govt provisions which hint at unfettered access to data
The bill is listed for introduction in the Parliament’s Winter Session, which is set to conclude on 13 December.
Parliament Updates: Rajya Sabha passes Taxation (Amendment) Bill; Nirmala Sitharaman slams Opposition for 'elitist' jibe against govt
Parliament LIVE Updates: The Rajya Sabha on Thursday approved the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, moved by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, replacing ordinance used to slash corporate tax rate.
Union Cabinet clears draft bill to make sons-in-law, daughters-in-law responsible for welfare of aged in-laws
Violators of the law could be punished with a minimum fine of Rs 5,000 or three months jail term or both.
The bill will apparently allow the governments to analyse personal data when required and if necessary.
Parliament Winter Session: Citizenship Bill to be taken up by LS amid Oppn criticism, RS passes law to regularise unauthorised Delhi colonies
The Opposition in Parliament heaped criticism on the much-debated Citizenship (Amendment) Bill on Wednesday.
Ravi Shankar Prasad tells Lok Sabha Centre to bring data protection bill to shield personal information of internet users
Ravi Shankar Prasad said the committee has brought out a draft Personal Data Protection Bill (PDPB) and wide-ranging consultations have been conducted on the recommendations of the committee with a view to finalising the draft legislation.
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The group wrote to R S Prasad saying that the bill "harm the overall globalization of the economy."
Two US senators have asked the Indian Prime Minister to adopt a soft stance on data localisation.
Personal Data Protection Bill: Loopholes pertaining to empowerment of children, consent and surveillance State
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Data localisation means an additional investment for a lot of the companies who do not have the data stored in the country
The proposed Bill will definitely necessitate major changes in the practices of the fiduciaries.
The privacy-related offences proposed under Data Protection Bill 2018 are on par with the GDPR.
The foremost recommendation is to set up a single, centralized Data Protection Authority of India.
These obligations ensure that a data principal is made aware of the practices of the data fiduciary.
The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 prescribes a number of provisions legalising the non-consensual processing of data.
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 Report acknowledges that the notice and consent framework in use today is broken.