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No Protection for Intermediaries under Section 79 prior to 2009

The Supreme court of India made a fine distinction between Section 79 of ITA 2000 as it existed¬† before the amendment on 27th October 2009 and earlier. In an appeal from Google contending that it cannot be made liable for … Continue reading

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How the structure of PDPA 2019 has changed

The PDPA contained 112 sections divided into 15 chapters. The new version PDPA 2019 contains 98 sections and is structured as follows: Chapter Sections Title I 1-3 Preliminary II 4-11 Obligations of Data Fiduciary III 12-15 Grounds for processing personal … Continue reading

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PDPA 2019 is shorter and Data Localization is relaxed

The first thing we notice is that the PDPA 2019 (draft) contains 98 sections instead of 112 sections in the earlier Bill and also omits one schedule regarding the amendment to RTI. The change regarding the data localization could be … Continue reading

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New Version of PDPA is now available

A version of the PDPA which is slightly different from the earlier version is now available and though not confirmed, could be the bill which will be presented in the Parliament in the next few days. A copy of the … Continue reading

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Personal Data Protection Bill New Version expected to be made public any time

It is reported that the Union Cabinet has approved a version of the Personal Data Protection Bill to be tabled in the Parliament. It is expected that the Bill will be tabled any time. The industry observers are waiting eagerly … Continue reading

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PDPA principle recommended for adoption in US also in the new Federal Privacy Bill, COPRA

Justice Sri B N Srikrishna drafted the Personal Data Protection Act of India is now in consideration for the Parliament to be passed into an Act. In the meantime, in a big boost to the Indian version of the privacy … Continue reading

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