Draft Data Protection Bill: Free pass to breach privacy
The latest data protection bill doesn't recognise the right to privacy, provides no checks against its breach by government agencies, provides for an unformed executive-controlled board for oversight.
Draft data protection bill gives absolute discretion to executive, says NGO
CUTS International says the bill takes away the categorisation of personal data, especially sensitive personal data, thereby painting all personal data with the same regulatory brush.
Personal data breach rampant across banks, finance cos
The results of a national-level online survey suggest that six out of ten respondents experienced personal data breach by their loan service providers in India.
Saving private data
India doesn’t have any law to protect personal data. But the proposed privacy law has more than its fair share of positives.