3 things to know about the new draft law on data privacy5 min read 31 Jul 2018, 10:15 AM IST
The draft bill on data privacy, submitted by BN Srikrishna committee, has laid enormous emphasis on consent of the person whose data is being used. After public comments are noted and Parliament clears it, the draft Bill will become law
India’s privacy and data protection debate finally got a draft bill last week. Headed by former Supreme Court judge B.N. Srikrishna, the committee of experts submitted a 176-page report, titled “A Free and Fair Digital Economy: Protecting Privacy, Empowering Indians", and a 62-page draft Bill, titled The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018. The draft Bill will become law after public comments are noted and Parliament clears it.
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