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Data Protection Bill Series: Obligations on data fiduciaries and compromises made
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Data Protection Bill Series: Obligations on data fiduciaries and compromises made

The first place where a dilution of the rights is seen is in the requirement that the processing be lawful.

Data Protection Bill: Why it's critical we look at fair digital economy, state functions and surveillance reform
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Data Protection Bill: Why it's critical we look at fair digital economy, state functions and surveillance reform

Here are three common concerns raised in the context of the Data Protection Bill recommendations.

Data Protection Bill has many issues that need to be addressed, say experts
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Data Protection Bill has many issues that need to be addressed, say experts

The data protection bill in its current avatar is a double-edged sword that needs more refining.

Data Protection Bill Series: Quick overview of India’s draft data protection law
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Data Protection Bill Series: Quick overview of India’s draft data protection law

Part I of the series on the data protection bill with a quick overview of its various sections.

Srikrishna panel submits data protection bill to MEITY; no word on Aadhaar
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Srikrishna panel submits data protection bill to MEITY; no word on Aadhaar

The Bill must also address issues of government overreach, accountability and issues of consent.

Data-protection bill draft could dilute govt accountability on Aadhaar: Report
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Data-protection bill draft could dilute govt accountability on Aadhaar: Report

This draft comprising around 15 chapters covers topics such as data localisation, the creation of a data protection authority among other things

SC agrees to hear privacy case against Social Media Communication Hub
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SC agrees to hear privacy case against Social Media Communication Hub

The IB Ministry is aiming to monitor, collect and analyse data across major social media platforms.

United Kingdom to debate a legislation to ban social media for children under the age of 13
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United Kingdom to debate a legislation to ban social media for children under the age of 13

The government's Data Protection Bill will legally enshrine the age at which children will be allowed to create accounts on social media platforms.

Ahead of data protection law roll out, experts caution that it shouldn't limit collection and use of data
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Ahead of data protection law roll out, experts caution that it shouldn't limit collection and use of data

The experts noted that the Supreme Court judgment remains meaningless for digital Indians without a proper data protection law in place as all other existing laws, such as the Information Technology Act, 2000, do not adequately address the question of right to privacy.

Right to Privacy: Here's how it will impact sectors like job search portals, banking, matrimonial sites and more
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Right to Privacy: Here's how it will impact sectors like job search portals, banking, matrimonial sites and more

This article looks at certain sectors — social media, job search portals, matrimonial sites, banking and insurance sectors, to assess the impact of this verdict on their privacy practices.

Right to Privacy: Challenges around Aadhaar provide greater impetus for formation of a strong data privacy law
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Right to Privacy: Challenges around Aadhaar provide greater impetus for formation of a strong data privacy law

While the ruling will certainly give an advantage to the critics of Aadhaar, the fundamental services for public good should remain unaffected

IT Minister affirms government priority on data protection; to release data only on public interest
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IT Minister affirms government priority on data protection; to release data only on public interest

IT and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the government does not give the right to release data to anyone, except in case of compelling public interest.

Indian government is keen on formulating robust data protection laws
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Indian government is keen on formulating robust data protection laws

Prasad said the country should have a framework that safeguards data properly and also enables its use for growth and development.