Monthly Archives: February 2019

A step beyond BS 10012 and GDPR-Personal Data Protection Standard of India-PDPSI

Personal Data Protection regulation is presently a global phenomenon. While legislation like ITA 2000 try to protect “Data” in general(Section 43/66) with specific provisions for protecting “Personal Data” (Sec 72A) and “Sensitive Personal Data” (Section 43A), legislations like GDPR have … Continue reading

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Demystifying BS 10012 for Indian Companies

Naavi has time and again emphasized that “Security” is for the good of the community and if regulatory agencies want to prescribe security guidelines it has to be easily amenable for compliance. When a regulation like GDPR or PDPA 2018 … Continue reading

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Adherence to a Dispute Resolution Policy could be “Due Diligence”

This is in continuation of our discussions on the Intermediary Guidelines which are proposed to be amended by the MeitY. The Government wants to urgently address the “Fake News” phenomenon which has exploded into a real mess with leaders like … Continue reading

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Intermediary Dispute Resolution Policy … A Solution for most concerns

In providing comments on the proposed Intermediary guidelines, the undersigned suggested a new system of Governance of Intermediaries through the comments submitted by FDPPI. The suggestion was made that a new system of dispute resolution on the lines of the … Continue reading

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More Comments on the Intermediary Guidelines

MeitY has released an addendum to the earlier 609 page consolidation of comments received¬† on the proposed amendments to the intermediary guidelines under Section 79 of ITA 2000. This document is available here This is a 85 page document (including … Continue reading

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Intermediary Guidelines: Most tech firms uncomfortable with the changes

[Discussion continued from previous articles] “Status Quo” is most comfortable for some of the tech companies as regards Intermediary guidelines is what comes out of the 609 page collection of public comments. There are a total of 141¬† comments which … Continue reading

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