Privacy Policies: Cracking the Code
The Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023 (“DPDP Act”) which had received presidential assent was notified in the official gazette on August 11, 2023. It will come into force on a date yet to be notified by the central government. The DPDP Act has been introduced as a specific legislation to govern personal data vis-a-vis an individual’s right to privacy in India.
Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023 - The Good, Bad & Ambiguous
The recently passed Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023 has been a work in progress for more than half a decade. While this is a great and welcome step in the right direction, the devil is always in the details.
Keeping up with the Times: India's Proposed Digital Law
Taking a step towards laying the groundwork for a digitally advanced India, the Ministry of Information and Technology (“MeitY”), on 9th March 2023, released a presentation on the proposed Digital India Act, 2023 (“DIA”).
The Digital Data Protection Bill 2022
With so many iterations of personal data protection laws over the past four years, the details of the latest draft may blur into the background. Here's a ready reckoner of some distinctive features of the latest draft data protection bill.
An overview of the Draft Digital Personal Data Protectoin Bill, 2022
The Ministry of Information and Technology on 18th November, 2022 released its fourth iteration of the proposed personal data regulatory regime; the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022. This Bill aims at providing a business-friendly and comprehensive legislation. The overview provided herein aims at providing a consolidated, preliminary view of the Bill as well as a base understanding for the upcoming series which addresses various improvements the Bill brings to the fray while also highlighting lacunae in the same. The series aims at providing a comprehensive market outlook of the proposed data protection law.