Artificial intelligence (AI) offers incredible potential to improve lives and helps solve intractable problems in India and around the world. AI systems augment human intelligence by analyzing data to find connections that improve the quality and accuracy of human decision-making.
Elaborating further on community data, the committee argued that “degree of involvement of larger community in building the body of data” challenges the notion of “individual control over personal data”, the Ministry said in its order.
India was a pioneer in data collection some 70 years ago. It should be recalled that GDP data in the first 30- odd years was based on the consumption data collected by the NSSO. Poverty rates, and policies, were based on NSSO data.
European lawmakers passed a sweeping privacy law in Europe, known as the General Data Protection Regulation. That was followed by a California state law on privacy, which its advocates hoped would serve as a model for the nation.
The growth rate in internet usage is increasing in developing nations, also because there is more scope for it when compared with developed countries. But look at the numbers closely and you will once again find that the digital divide has not reduce