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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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Certificate in Personal Data Protection Act

Cyber Law College, a pioneer in Cyber Law Education inĀ  India is continuing its tradition and has launched a new Course on Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA 2018), which is the first such course in India. In October 2000, when … Continue reading

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Another leak of the Srikrishna Committee Report on Data Protection

Even while the Srikrishna Panel has expressed dissatisfaction at TRAI coming up with its own Privacy Protection regulation and a consequential need for revision by the Panel of its draft, Caravan has released a report about a draft copy of … Continue reading

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Cyber Security is my Fundamental Right

After the Supreme Court ruling in the Puttaswamy case, it is clear that the intentions of the Court is that Privacy is a Fundamental Right protected under the Indian Constitution. The Aadhaar judgement is still not announced and we are … Continue reading

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Theory of Dynamic Personal Data

“Personal Data” is the object of data protection regulations such as the upcoming Data Protection Act of India, the DISHA 2018, as well as other laws such as GDPR and ITA 2008. “Protecting Personal Data” is considered “Information Privacy” by … Continue reading

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Uphold the “Right to Know” against “Right to Privacy” in the new Data Protection Law

As we enter the final stages of public consultation on the drafting of the new Data Protection Act of India following the release of the White Paper by the Justice Srikrishna Committee, one aspect of the law that needs attention … Continue reading

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