Overview of DIFC Data Protection Law 2020

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DIFC Data Protection Law 2020

On May 21, 2020, the Ruler of Dubai Emirate, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President & Prime Minister of the UAE, enacted the Dubai International Financial Centre Data Protection Law (DIFC Law No. 5 of 2020). This law repeals and replaces the previously existing Data Protection Law (DIFC Law No. 1 of 2007). The press release … Read More

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) for Beginners

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California Consumer Privacy Act (2018)

I am sure you would have heard that data is the new oil. Modern-day enterprises thrive on data to make business decisions. To prevent misuse of data and recognise the rights of data subjects, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the UK Data Protection Act of 2018, and India’s Personal Data Protection Bill (PDPB) are some of the laws (or to-be … Read More

Corporate Data Theft in Cyber Space: Where does India Inc stand?

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Modern-day enterprises rely extensively on their IT infrastructure to conduct most of their business operations. In turn, they have a plethora of data that needs to be stored digitally. While some of the stored data may be publicly available, sensitive data like customers’ and employees’ personal information, trade secrets, intellectual property, email communication, algorithms for providing services, etc. must be … Read More

India’s evolving data privacy jurisprudence – It’s 2019 and we’re missing the point!

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India's evolving data privacy jurisprudence - It's 2019 and we're missing the point!

Much has been said already about the recent order of the MHA under Section 69 of the IT Act notifying ten agencies to “intercept, monitor or decrypt” “information generated, transmitted, received or stored” in any computer resource. While it is controversial in the context of a feared police state of mass surveillance, the notification not only extends to intermediaries and … Read More

Proceedings of Securing Cyber Space 2018 [Event]

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We recently attended Securing Cyber Space 2018, a conference jointly organized by Policy Perspectives Foundation (PPF) and CPF on September 07, 2018, at India International Centre, New Delhi. This post presents some interesting insights gathered by us during the conference. A total of five sessions were organized discussing various issues related to the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018. A detailed layout … Read More

The Indian Data Protection & Privacy Law: Rights I should have

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The Indian Data Protection & Privacy law- Rights I should have

The Advocate-General of India, Mr. Mukul Rohatgi has recently stated in his submissions to the honorable Supreme Court that the Government is working on a Data Protection & Privacy Law. The AG also said that TRAI has already started drafting this framework. The Government is expecting to enact it by Diwali. Privacy and protection of data are two of the … Read More