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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.
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.
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.
Khurana and Khurana
This has been the longest hearing before the apex court, second only to the hearing in the Kesavananda Bharti case" – Attorney General K. K. Venugopal."
NovoJuris Legal
In the landmark judgment of Justice K.S Puttaswamy (Retd) and Another v. Union of India and Others, the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India has finally looked into the constitutionality and certain other issues ...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The rapid development in the field of technology and its accelerated adoption has elevated the standards of living.
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.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Presently, the greater segment of the society has the recourse to the latest technology. Often the access to various resources allows raise in the number of criminal activities as well.
Clarus Law Associates
The General Data Protection Regulation sets down the minimum standards for processing of personal data of EU citizens, and strict conditions that need to be satisfied for any cross-border transfer of EU data.
Clarus Law Associates
The perspective and approach for a law or policy informs its contents. The much-awaited draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 (PDP Bill), released by the 'Committee of Experts under the Chairmanship of Justice BN Srikrishna', appears to have approached the entire issue with good intentions, but coupled with a sense of suspicion of service providers, fear, and overwhelming deference to state power.
Nishith Desai Associates
India's New Draft Privacy Law: Bane or Boon For The Indian Tech and Start-UP Ecosystem.
Nishith Desai Associates
India's New Draft Privacy Law: Bane Or Boon For The Indian Tech And Start-UP Ecosystem? (September 05, 2018) Promo (Video)
IndusLaw
Data localization is neither a new topic nor an under-argued one. The world stage has been lit with debates on this topic for quite some time now.
LexCounsel Law Offices
The introduction of European Union's ("EU") regulations on protection of natural persons with regard to processing of personal data and free movement of such data ("GDPR") ...
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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.
Vaish Associates Advocates
Data Protection refers to the set of privacy laws, policies and procedures that aim to minimise intrusion into one's privacy caused by the collection, storage and dissemination of personal data. Personal data generally refers to the information or data which relate to a person who can be identified from that information or data whether collected by any Government or any private organization or an agency.
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.
LexCounsel Law Offices
The introduction of European Union's ("EU") regulations on protection of natural persons with regard to processing of personal data and free movement of such data ("GDPR") ...
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.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Unlike the European Union which adopted the Data Protection Directive in 1995 and has most recently passed the General Data Protection Regulation that is scheduled to become enforceable...
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.
Singh & Associates
It was further stated, "Informational privacy is a facet of the right to privacy.
Trilegal
On 24 August 2017, the Supreme Court of India in a historic judgement declared the right to privacy as a fundamental right protected under the Indian Constitution.
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
Data localization is neither a new topic nor an under-argued one. The world stage has been lit with debates on this topic for quite some time now.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The importance of data protection and privacy have been recognized with the recognition of crimes in cyber space and otherwise.
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