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The Indian government introduced the draft data protection bill 2019 in Parliament recently. Read our team's clause-by-clause comparison of this bill with the draft proposed by the Justice B.N.Srikrishna Committee in 2018: https://www.ikigailaw.com/clause-by-clause-redline-2018-and-2019-personal-data-protection-bills/
Nehaa Chaudhari, our policy director spoke to Neha Alawadhi at Business Standard on the consent managers, a new category of entities introduced in India's proposed data protection law. Read full article - https://lnkd.in/f2Pnths
Policy Director @nehaachaudhari discussed the changes in India's new #privacybill #PDPBill and commented on the draft law's impact on #startups in a conversation with @ETNOWlive @TamannaInamdar @apar1984 @akritigaur
#IDD | Justice Srikrishna warns against the privacy bill. Why is the architect of privacy bill so upset? Tune in as ET NOW's @TamannaInamdar discusses the bill with experts. @nehaachaudhari @ikigailaw @akritigaur @Vidhi_India
Sreenidhi Srinivasan writes about non-personal data and why the government should hold a wide public consultation on it.
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CoinCrunch India names Anirudh Rastogi as a blockchain catalyst for India. Through our efforts, we hope to keep the fire burning for #blockchain in the country! #DLT #technology #techpolicy #techlaw ... See MoreSee Less
#Breakingnews : This morning the #supremecourt of India delivered it’s #judgement on the indefinite #internet #shutdown in #Kashmir. The court has asked the J&K administration to review all restrictive orders within a week. According to reports the court has made the following findings:
· The freedom of speech and expression through the internet is a fundamental right under Article 19(1)(a);
· Freedom of trade and commerce through the internet is protected under Article 19(1)(g);
· Restrictions on internet have to follow principles of proportionality under Article 19(2); and
· Indefinite suspension of the internet is not permissible. It can only be for a reasonable duration and subject to periodic review.
This judgement is hugely significant for internet users and businesses. India has the dubious distinction of imposing more internet restrictions than any other country in the world. It has been estimated that India lost $1.3 billion as a result of internet shutdowns in 2019.
We are awaiting a copy of the judgement to understand the extent of its implications. Watch this space for more. ... See MoreSee Less
Growth in the wearables market is allowing insurance companies to gather a more nuanced understanding of their customers. But challenges remain in the form of data quality, and minimum standards.
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