Monthly Archives: August 2018

PDPA 2018: Is Data Localization related to Privacy?

[This is in continuation of earlier articles on PDPA 2018] There is a strong opposition to the proposal in PDPA 2018 about the Data Localization requirement which has already been discussed in the earlier articles. There are a few specific … Continue reading

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PDPA 2018: Privacy Activists and RTI Activists fight with each other

[This is in continuation of the earlier article on PDPA 2018] There were three major criticisms against the PDPA 2018 (draft) which was presented by the Srikrishna Committee. One was on whether Aadhaar Act was to be amended. Second was … Continue reading

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Personal Data Protection and Data Localization-2

[This is a continuation of the earlier article] Having debated the need to “Restrict” the operation of the word “Indirectly identify” in the definition of “Personal Data”, we can now look at Section 40 once again. We know that PDPA … Continue reading

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Personal Data protection and Data Localization-1

(This is in continuation of the earlier article on PDPA 2018) After the discussions on Aadhaar the other hotly debated aspect of Srikrishna Committee’s report and the draft PDPA 2018 is the “Data Localization” recommendation. The PDPA 2018 has recommended … Continue reading

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PDPA 2018 and Aadhaar-2

Continuing our discussion on the draft PDPA 2018 (proposed by the Srikrishna Panel) and the proposed amendments to the Aadhaar Act embedded in the report under the Appendix, the following observations can be made. Offline Verification One of the proposed … Continue reading

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Srikrishna Panel report and Aadhaar

Throughout the one year when the Justice Srikrishna Committee was deliberating on the Privacy Legislation in India, Aadhaar was the focus of the privacy activists. There was one group of people who were completely against Aadhaar and have been trying … Continue reading

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