Category Archives: Cyber Law

TDSAT confirms compensation for employee data theft

Complaints from an employer against an employee for data theft is a common occurrence in the corporate world particularly when the employee has exited the company and also started a competing business. In the current business environment where the corporate … Continue reading

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“Consent” and “Explicit Consent” under PDPA

Time has come now to analyze the draft PDPA 2018 bill in depth so that when the final version of the bill is passed, contradictions can be minimized. One aspect that needs discussion in this regard is the distinction between … Continue reading

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With Ravishankar Prasad back in IT ministry, PDPA will be a reality soon

The allocation of portfolios to the ministers in the Modi cabinet was delayed but finally fell into place. It was good to see Mr Amit Shah as Home Minister instead of the Finance Minister and Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman as the … Continue reading

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Sab ka Vishwas for the EVM and Election Process -Unfinished Agenda for Modi 2.0

During the final days running upto the 2019 elections, Congress and its Lutyen’s media created a controversy about EVMs that engaged the attention of the whole country including the Supreme Court. But for the resolve of the two of the … Continue reading

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GDPR Penalties in the last one year

When GDPR came into effect on 25th May 2018, the most notable aspect of GDPR was the level of penalties for non compliance which could be as high as 4% of the global turnover of a company or Euro 20 … Continue reading

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Maximum penalties under HIPAA Revised

Under HIPAA-HITECH Act, penalties for violation of the Privacy rules were pegged at a maximum of US Dollars 1.5 million per type of violation. The caps would apply to violations of each specific HIPAA requirement or prohibition in a given … Continue reading

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