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The New Data Protection Law may be ready for debate

The announcement that justice B N Srikrishna may be assigned the work of an enquiry to Chanda Kochchar-Videocon loan issue, it was clear that his work in formulating the base draft of the Indian Data Protection Act was completed. Now … Continue reading

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Calling attention of Justice Srikrishna Committee on Data Protection; Don’t let GDPR be the new Vasco Da Gama

We have many times through these columns urged the Justice Srikrishna Committee which is drafting the new Data Protection law for India to ensure that an “Umbrella Protection” is provided to Indian Companies from being unfairly targeted under EU GDPR … Continue reading

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“Compliance by Design” should be the motto of the Data Protection Act of India

[P.S: This is in continuation of the discussion of the proposed Data Protection Act in India and the public comments invited for the  Justice Srikrishna report.] “Privacy by Design” is a concept which GDPR expects from Data Controllers and Data Processors.  The … Continue reading

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We should forget the “Right to Forget” in Indian Data Protection Act

[P.S: This is in continuation of the discussion of the proposed Data Protection Act in India and the public comments invited for the  Justice Srikrishna report.] The EU law on Privacy under GDPR recognizes the “Right to Forget” which essentially means … Continue reading

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Personal Data should be considered a personal Property

[P.S: This is in continuation of the discussion of the proposed Data Protection Act in India and the public comments invited for the  Justice Srikrishna report.] Many of the issues connected with Privacy arise out of the complaint that “information collected … Continue reading

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Data Protection Act.. We should aim at Compliance with Pleasure not Compliance with Pain.

[P.S: This is in continuation of the discussion of the proposed Data Protection Act in India and the public comments invited for the  Justice Srikrishna report.] The Justice Srikrishna Committee (SKC) has propounded 7 key principles of the Data Protection Act … Continue reading

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