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Jun 14, 2018
Initiative to present a model draft law on data privacy launched by private citizensA group of private individuals and organisations have come together to create a site called Save Our Privacy.
Mar 27, 2018
Central govt invites comments on draft digital health security law by 21 April, data breach can bring a Rs 5 lakh fine and a jail termAccording to the draft, the digital health data may be generated, collected, stored and transmitted by clinical institutions as well as by health information exchanges.
Jan 29, 2018
Facebook shares its privacy principles with users; will soon roll out videos to educate usersThis is the first time that Facebook has shared these principles with the public.
Jan 24, 2018
Urgent need for data privacy law needed to ensure security of private and public data: Parliamentary panelAs the country marches towards digitalisation, especially after demonetisation, it is necessary to have a sound consumer policy and data protection laws, the panel said.
Dec 13, 2017
Understanding the Data Protection White Paper Part XII: Establishing a data protection authority and permitting class action suits in IndiaThe 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.
Dec 12, 2017
Understanding the Data Protection White Paper Part XI: Establishing proper deterrent consequences for privacy violationsLack of deterrent consequences is one of the key reasons why India’s current IT Act and Rules have failed to protect privacy
Dec 11, 2017
Understanding the Data Protection White Paper Part X: Governing diverse industries through a co-regulatory approachIs the co-regulatory approach appropriate for India? What about other models like self-regulation and ‘command and control’?
Dec 10, 2017
Understanding the Data Protection White Paper Part IX: An individual’s right to object to marketing, to prevent discriminatory AI decisions and to be forgottenAI is being encouraged, in view of the greater perceived objectivity of an AI based decision in comparison to one with human intervention. However, errors in the programming of the AI have led to mistakes and discrimination in the decisions.
Dec 08, 2017
Understanding the Data Protection White Paper Part VIII: Ensuring data quality and the rights of access and rectificationIt isn’t enough to ensure that the data controller has collected data with the people’s consent, or that the use of the data is legitimate
Dec 06, 2017
Understanding the Data Protection White Paper Part VI: Big data and IoT present huge challenges to traditional privacy principlesProtecting privacy involves the application of certain privacy principles to the processing of their data.