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  • Is data localisation the leverage India needs to regulate Big Tech? Nov 20, 2020 10:53 AM IST

    Is data localisation the leverage India needs to regulate Big Tech?

    India does not still have a personal data protection law. So, it is an opportunity to craft something strong, durable and all-encompassing, and something that places national interest above anything else

  • Amazon refuses to appear before Joint Committee of Parliament on Data Protection Bill Oct 23, 2020 02:35 PM IST

    Amazon refuses to appear before Joint Committee of Parliament on Data Protection Bill

    This amounts to a breach of privilege, panel chairperson, and BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi said on Friday.

  • Big social media cos may be asked to maintain database of active mobile number of users Jan 29, 2020 08:30 PM IST

    Big social media cos may be asked to maintain database of active mobile number of users

    By putting in such a requirement, the IT intermediary rules would also be in sync with provisions in the Personal Data Protection Bill.

  • Data Privacy Day | Understanding the need to protect personal information online Jan 28, 2020 05:09 PM IST

    Data Privacy Day | Understanding the need to protect personal information online

    Jerome Anthony gets in conversation with Mukul Shrivastava, Partner Forensic and Integrity Service at EY, to find out how citizens can protect their personal data online and what their rights are when it comes to companies using their personal data.

  • Policy | The good and bad of the Data Protection Bill Dec 18, 2019 10:13 AM IST

    Policy | The good and bad of the Data Protection Bill

    There can be simply no scenario in which allowing the government to intercept, access, and process personal data without strict safeguards can be good for a democracy.

  • Union Cabinet approves Personal Data Protection Bill Dec 04, 2019 01:04 PM IST

    Union Cabinet approves Personal Data Protection Bill

    The Personal Data Protection Bill proposes a framework for processing of personal and private data by public and private entities

  • Privacy Matters | India needs a new law to regulate govt surveillance Dec 03, 2019 04:27 PM IST

    Privacy Matters | India needs a new law to regulate govt surveillance

    While the State’s surveillance on its citizens is legal under certain circumstances, it’s unconstitutional. There should be judicial surveillance on the authorities who have the power to allow surveillance on individuals to stop breach of power.

  • Talk time | Apple is hardselling privacy for iPhones. What’s the big deal? Jul 31, 2019 02:03 PM IST

    Talk time | Apple is hardselling privacy for iPhones. What’s the big deal?

    Not often you see Apple going that extra mile to tom-tom its track record on data security. So, is there more to it than meets the eye?

  • Privacy matters | India’s resolute stand on data protection is a challenge to tech giants’ business ambitions Jun 10, 2019 10:39 AM IST

    Privacy matters | India’s resolute stand on data protection is a challenge to tech giants’ business ambitions

    Besides protecting privacy of its citizens, India’s proposed Data Protection Bill aims to create an environment that would restrict dominance of foreign companies and help home-grown startups prosper.

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad cautions social media firms on platform misuse; will prioritise data protection Bill Jun 03, 2019 07:45 PM IST

    Ravi Shankar Prasad cautions social media firms on platform misuse; will prioritise data protection Bill

    The minister, soon after assuming the charge of IT Ministry, said the data protection bill will be high on priority but did not specify whether it will be taken up in the upcoming Parliament session.

  • Opinion | The Personal Data Protection Bill is inadequate in the age of big data Dec 24, 2018 02:17 PM IST

    Opinion | The Personal Data Protection Bill is inadequate in the age of big data

    The emergence of ‘big data society’ and its predictive regime of truth based on obscure processes seem to be inadequately regulated by the existing data protection law.

  • Opinion | Data colonisation, not data localisation, is the real challenge Dec 21, 2018 10:33 AM IST

    Opinion | Data colonisation, not data localisation, is the real challenge

    To set better privacy standards, and achieve 'data democracy', Indian leaders will have to acquire real insights, and technological vision, in taming foreign data mercenaries, and in stopping an indigenous one from emerging

  • Opinion | In 2019, a digital India can be made a safer India Dec 21, 2018 08:14 AM IST

    Opinion | In 2019, a digital India can be made a safer India

    As India gets digitised, there is an urgent need for it to be made digitally safe as well. In this regard, some of the developments in 2018 need to be analysed and modified in 2019

  • Explained: RBI vs payments companies on data localisation Oct 12, 2018 10:28 PM IST

    Explained: RBI vs payments companies on data localisation

    While payments companies such as Paytm and PhonePe had supported the central bank's move, many requested relaxations and others said they were not in favour of the move

  • TRAI chief discloses Aadhaar number on Twitter, challenges skeptics Jul 28, 2018 08:37 PM IST

    TRAI chief discloses Aadhaar number on Twitter, challenges skeptics

    Sharma put up his Aadhaar number on Twitter on being challenged by a user, who was unconvinced of the security apparatus in place to protect personal information

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