Govt plans new IT Act to factor in cyber crime, data privacy, new tech
A committee of experts will soon be formed soon to finalise the contours of the new law, said IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
Prasad's comments come after his meeting with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
NEW DELHI: The government is working on a new Information Technology Act (IT Act) to keep up with the changes sweeping the technology industry, according to IT and telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. The new Act will more robustly cover aspects like cyber security and data privacy, keeping in mind security of users and advent of new technologies, he said on Wednesday.