Bill seeks to lay down framework on processing of personal and private data by public and private entities; minister says details of BIll will be shared in Parliament
As per the Bill, critical data has to be mandatorily stored in India, while sensitive data can be processed outside with explicit consent of data owner.
At a roundtable discussion over the Bill, the IAMAI said there were several areas of ambiguity in the Bill that could cause unnecessary compliance burden.
The PDP bill creates a need for the data fiduciary to repeatedly obtain consent from the data principal for every step of the processing activity.
The bill is a key BJP plank which is aimed at granting nationality to non-Muslim immigrants from neighbouring countries.
According to a blog-post published by Twitter on Tuesday, the user information that may have been shared without people's permission include country code, details of users' engagement with the ad.
The proposal is significant as it marks a departure from the original draft of the Personal Data Protection Bill, which had recommended that copy of all personal data should be stored in the country.
Jayesh Ranjan said that the enactment of the Bill may give rise to a surge of localised data centres.
Experts slammed the proposed facial recognition system of the Ministry of Home Affairs and said it would wrongfully target LGBTQ members.
Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said it was not just the "big brother" but his crony friends are watching too.
Data 'of the people, by the people, for the people' must become government's mantra: Economic Survey
The survey asserted that the benefits of creating data as a public good can be generated within the legal framework of data privacy.
The much-awaited bill on data protection -- being drafted by a committee of experts headed by Justice BN Srikrishna (retd) -- is likely to be ready by March.