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
Here are three common concerns raised in the context of the Data Protection Bill recommendations.
The data protection bill in its current avatar is a double-edged sword that needs more refining.
Part I of the series on the data protection bill with a quick overview of its various sections.
The Bill must also address issues of government overreach, accountability and issues of consent.
This draft comprising around 15 chapters covers topics such as data localisation, the creation of a data protection authority among other things
The IB Ministry is aiming to monitor, collect and analyse data across major social media platforms.
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
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
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
While the ruling will certainly give an advantage to the critics of Aadhaar, the fundamental services for public good should remain unaffected
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.
Prasad said the country should have a framework that safeguards data properly and also enables its use for growth and development.