Snippets from public consultation on data protection bill

We live-tweeted from the Bengaluru edition of the public consultation on India’s draft data protection law and compiled the significant interventions made at the event into a Twitter Moment. The consultation, organised by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), was presided over by Justice Sri Krishna who is the Chairman of the “Committee of Experts on Data Protection”. The committee has released a white paper on the data protection framework for India. Public comments on it are invited till January 31, 2018.

Agenda and Programme

White paper of the Committee of Experts on a Data Protection Framework for India [PDF]

Submission of comments

Compilation of the interventions made at the Bengaluru consultation, published by the MeitY [PDF]

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