https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/a-fundamental-error/article24566374.ece

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https://www.huffingtonpost.in/2018/07/29/srikrishna-report-dissent-notes-point-to-high-stakes-battle-to-control-data-of-1-2-billion-indians_a_23491834/?utm_hp_ref=in-homepage

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Data belonging to Indians must reside within the country, says Aruna Sundararajan

NEW DELHI: Telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan said the turbulent days for the industry were over and things should settle down completely by early 2019. Data belonging to Indians should reside within the country and its analysis should not happen overseas, Sundararajan told ET in an interview, even as she underscored the need for personal data of citizens to be in safe hands.

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Lining up the data on the Srikrishna Privacy Draft Bill

By Sunil Abraham In the run-up to the Justice BN Srikrishna committee report, some stakeholders have advocated that consent be eliminated and replaced with stronger accountability obligations. This was rejected and the committee has released a draft bill that has consent as the bedrock just like the GDPR.

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Big bill for data privacy may cost startups dear

BENGALURU: The exhaustive set of requirements for notice, consent and grounds of processing personal data of Indians in the draft data privacy bill will force startups to rework their core systems, take fresh consent, and change their data practices that is likely to increase the cost of compliance for companies.

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India looking to compel e-commerce, social media firms to store…

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India is considering asking e-commerce and social media firms to exclusively store customer data locally, a move that could affect global giants that operate in the country such as Amazon, Facebook and its messaging service WhatsApp.

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https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/internet/data-protection-bill-government-can-still-access-personal-information/articleshow/65180900.cms

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Protect critical personal data of citizens: draft Bill

The draft personal data protection Bill 2018, submitted by the Justice B.N. Srikrishna-headed expert panel on Friday, has proposed that critical personal data of Indian citizens be processed in centres located within the country. The draft law, which comes after a year-long consultation process, however, has left it to the Central government to notify categories of personal data that will be considered as critical.

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‘I did what it takes to address problems’

It is the acknowledgement of innovation by a minority in a challenging atmosphere, and of the adversity of the mountains. It is the acknowledgement of the courage to find solutions to those problems rather than cursing them or planning to migrate or running away from them.

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Experts pick holes in data protection Bill

While the draft Bill for protection of personal data of Indian citizens has been welcomed as a positive start, it is not without loopholes, according to various stakeholders who have called for an in-depth consultative process before the Bill becomes a law. An expert panel headed by Justice B.N.

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Justice Srikrishna committee submits report on data protection. Here’re its top 10 suggestions

The Justice BN Srikrishna committee submitted its report on the data protection law The report was keenly awaited by all for its implications on data handling and processing practices by both Indian as well as foreign companies along with government departments.

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U.S. firms face off with Indian rival Paytm in lobbying against…

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – U.S. payment firms have successfully pushed India to consider diluting rules on data storage, but their lobbying campaign has sparked a bitter industry spat pitting them against local rival Paytm, according to sources and documents seen by Reuters.

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Should There be a ‘Developing Country’ Template For Data Protection Legislation? – The Wire

A few weeks ago, in on law and technology in his weekly column Mint, lawyer Rahul Matthan questioned whether India should be adopting European standards of data protection instead of designing its own system. He illustrates this dilemma by giving as an example the American experience with upholding copyright law.

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Society needs the Artificial Intelligence Data Protection Act now

On December 31, 2015, I published my original call to arms for society’s rational regulation of artificial intelligence before it is too late. I explained certain reasons why someone who is against solving problems through regulation would propose precisely that mechanism to help hedge the threats created by AI, and announced my proposed legislation: The Artificial Intelligence Data Protection Act (AIDPA).

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New law on data protection being framed: Govt in Rajya Sabha

A new law on data protection is being framed, Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad informed the Rajya Sabha on Friday. His remarks came after TMC MP Derek O’Brien sought the government’s response on measures being taken for data protection and national security on the internet.

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