Monday, Oct 03, 2022

Data protection


EU, India, 8 other countries call for international cooperation on personal data protection

March 22, 2022 2:32 pm

The EU and the nine countries said they intend to foster international cooperation to promote high data protection and privacy standards based on certain core elements increasingly shared across the Indo-Pacific region, Europe and beyond.

‘The emphasis on individual ownership of data is not as well emphasised’

December 18, 2021 10:47 am

🔴 Rajan Anandan, AS Rajgopal, and Pooja Rao, were in a discussion with Benjamin Parkins, Mumbai Correspondent for Financial Times about India’s increased appetite for tech.

Data breach to be reported in 72 hours: House joint panel

December 18, 2021 9:15 am

🔴 Report: Social media firms not acting as intermediaries accountable for content

You can switch off Siri, but not the State

October 17, 2021 7:36 am

Menaka Guruswamy writes: There are plans for greater deployment of AI and harvesting of our data for various purposes. The lack of any rights paradigm, data protection law in this context is deeply unsettling.

Data Protection: ‘Nearly 33% Indians store sensitive data unsafely on email, phone contact list’

September 06, 2021 1:07 am

As per the survey, which had 24,000 respondents from 393 districts of India, around 39 per cent of the respondents said that they had kept all these details on a piece of paper, while 21 per cent claimed to have memorised them.

JPC report may stress on localised storage, handling of minors’ data

March 01, 2021 4:12 am

The joint parliamentary committee report on Personal Data Protection Bill is likely to be tabled on or before March 12.

Two outfits voice concerns on data protection legislation before joint parliamentary panel

August 11, 2020 2:29 am

Representatives from Luthra and Luthra, it is learnt, recommended narrowing down the definitions of harm and sensitive personal data.

Justice Srikrishna calls new Data Protection Bill a blank cheque to the state

February 29, 2020 12:30 pm

Justice Srikrishna, who chaired the original committee on Data Protection and released the first draft of the Personal Data Protection (PDP) bill in 2018, asked: ‘Can the Data Protection Authority act independently if they are just a nominee of the government?’

Explained: What a Dutch ruling means for digital identification schemes worldwide

February 15, 2020 8:38 am

Last week, a Dutch district court ruled against an identification mechanism called SyRI (System Risk Indicator), because of data privacy and human rights concerns.

Some data can be stored abroad without copy in India, Rs 15 cr fine for misuse

December 05, 2019 7:17 am

A previous draft of the Bill required a copy of all personal data to be stored in India — a provision that was criticised by foreign technology companies and civil society stakeholders.