Mondaq Asia Pacific: Privacy
Davies Collison Cave
Key recent developments in the area of Technology, Media and Telecommunications are summarised below.
DeHeng Law Offices
On 21 January 2019, the French data protection authority, CNIL, imposed a fine on Google of €50 million for various breaches of the GDPR, and the first fine imposed by CNIL.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
China's National Information Security Standardization Technical Committee issued draft amendments (Amendments) to the standards that govern the protection of personal information ...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On November 30, 2018, the Network Security Protection Bureau of the PRC Ministry of Public Security published the draft "Guideline for Internet Personal Data Security Protection" for public comments.
Jones Day
On June 11, the National Information Security Standardization Technical Committee published 24 new draft technical standards for public comment (source document in Chinese).
Singh & Associates
In today's digital age, a primary point of concern for the individuals is breach of their privacy.
Mayer Brown
Recent high profile data privacy breaches have brought the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) ("PDPO") under the spotlight. Hong Kong was one of the first countries in Asia
Jones Day
On August 22, the Privacy Commissioner issued a Media Statement announcing two charges against a telecommunications company under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance ...
Jones Day
On August 22, the Privacy Commissioner issued a press release announcing the completion of its compliance check ...
Jones Day
In August, the Privacy Commissioner issued a revised guide of best practices for implementing a privacy management program ("PMP").
Jones Day
On July 7, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("Privacy Commissioner") issued a press release regarding a potential breach of personal data ...
NovoJuris Legal
The Government intends to establish technology wings in each Government department.
Dua Associates
Aristotle famously said that ‘well begun is half done'. The present dispensation has moved with alacrity on the topic of data protection especially since Justice Puttuswamy's judgment and GDPR having gone live.
L&L Partners
The normative foundation of the proposed Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 is the outcome of the judgment passed by the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India in Justice K.S. Puttaswamy (Retd.) v. Union of India.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Technical advancement has facilitated the transformation of the channel of communication which was dependant in physical form to virtual media inclusive of means such as email, chatting, text messages, etc.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
The DP Bill recognises the need to protect and regulate the use of personal data.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Ponemon Institute's 2017 Cost of Data Breach Report has shown that Indian firms are at a high risk of data breach, especially the financial services and the technology companies.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
With the increasing digitalization, technology has assisted in making available numerous services on the electronic platform.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
With the rapid proliferation of digitalization in India, the tech-driven e-platform provides an interface for provision of multiple services.
Singh & Associates
It was further stated, "Informational privacy is a facet of the right to privacy.
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NovoJuris Legal
The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 and the Data Protection Committee's Report (released on 27 July 2018) contains the framework and the policymakers' insight on protection of personal data in India.
Gilchrist Connell
This UK case is useful for insurers and underwriters in the renewal or issue of insurance policies covering cyber risks.
Vaish Associates Advocates
To understand the above issue it is pertinent to examine Article 21 of Constitution of India. In terms of Article 21, no person shall be deprived of his life or personal liberty except according to procedure established by law.
IndusLaw
At the end of September, the Supreme Court of India, in Justice Puttaswamy (Retd.) and Anr. v Union of India and Ors., upheld the overall validity of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016.
Davies Collison Cave
Key recent developments in the area of Technology, Media and Telecommunications are summarised below.
DeHeng Law Offices
On 21 January 2019, the French data protection authority, CNIL, imposed a fine on Google of €50 million for various breaches of the GDPR, and the first fine imposed by CNIL.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Digital space or Cyberspace is the driving force for the world today. From ordering a cab to ordering food to booking tickets for travel to shopping, everything can happen with just tapping a finger.
Dua Associates
The 21st century has been described as the ‘information age' due to the extensive use of information and almost everyone is constantly connected to the internet.
IndusLaw
The long awaited Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 was released on July 27, 2018 along with the report by the Committee of Experts under the chairmanship of Justice B. N. Srikrishna.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Cybercrime is one of the most crucial problems faced by the countries across the globe these days. It includes unauthorized access of information and break security like privacy, password, etc. of any person with the use of internet.
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