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Tag: Data Protection

PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION BILL, 2018: IS IT A RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN IF IT’S JUST BEING ARCHIVED?

By Sanjeev Jothi, 5th year student, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow   The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 was framed as per the directions of the Supreme Court in Puttuswasmy[i] case, amidst rising data theft, breaches, and leaks to guarantee the right to privacy and to fortify people’s rights over personal data.…
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DATA LOCALIZATION: IS IT A SOLUTION TO PRIVACY CONCERNS?

By: Madhura Bhandarkar, Student of Indian Law Society’s Law College (ILS), Pune Introduction: The epiphany that “data is the new oil” hassled to the emergence of data protection laws across the world, creating a variety of legal and commercial challenges for global organizations. One such challenge relates to data localization restricting the cross-border transfer of…
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Data Privacy 101: Sensitive Personal Data, Big Data and its Tumultuous Relationship with GDPR

By-Aishwarya S.Iyer and Manisha Nanda,Students of Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad .   Data protection is defined as the legal protection offered to a person, referred to as a ‘data subject’ with special emphasis on processing of data related to him or her by another person or institution, commonly referred to as the ‘data controller’. Data…
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Resolving the ‘Where’ of Online Jurisdiction

By- Prashant Kaushik and Alok Bharadwaj, 3rd Year Students, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU) The landscape of the converging forces of digital economy of today is of an ever-changing nature marked by an exponential augmentation of disruptive innovations, both in number and their sphere of influence. However, as digital disruption grows while…
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DATAISM: The New School of Jurisprudence

By- Subhaprad Mohanty, Research Associate cum Teaching Assistant at National Law University, Odisha. Law students must have studied various schools of law in their jurisprudence class. Each school represents the various stages of development of law affected many factors-God’s commandments, social contract, historical perspective, social sciences and et al.[i] Addition of new schools of jurisprudence is a…
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I do, I do, Until I DON’T: Consent, Contracts And The Data Protection Bill

By KS Roshan Menon, 5th Year, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Introduction The protection of data must come at a cost that has been unknown to the Indian lawmaker; for privacy isn’t an archaic right, nor is the enactment of rules that make for a superstructure enabling an Indian law on the subject.…
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Comparison of the powers of Supervisory Authorities under GDPR vis-à-vis the Data Protection Authority under the PDP Bill 2018

By- Siddhartha Tandon, 3rd Year, National Law University Jodhpur (NLUJ) Privacy is not something that I’m merely entitled to, it’s an absolute prerequisite. -Marlon Brando Introduction People and Governments around the world have now started to realize that in this age where technology is rapidly advancing and disrupting, protection of personal data and privacy are…
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