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Cabinet reshuffle may delay first data privacy law

By Deeksha Bhardwaj, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2021 12:59 AM IST
The draft Personal Data Protection law was introduced in parliament in December, 2019 and is meant to provide the legal framework for the right to privacy of Indian citizens.
WhatsApp users received a notification this month that it was preparing a new privacy policy and terms, and it reserved the right to share some user data with the Facebook app.(REUTERS)
WhatsApp users received a notification this month that it was preparing a new privacy policy and terms, and it reserved the right to share some user data with the Facebook app.(REUTERS)

WhatsApp defers new policy on info sharing

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 11:38 PM IST
WhatsApp cancelled its February 8 deadline for accepting the tweak to its terms of service, involving sharing data with Facebook servers. The platform said it would instead “go to people gradually to review the policy at their own pace before new business options are available on May 15.”
Apart from suggesting solutions on issues related to data protection, the BN Srikrishna committee will submit the draft for a new law.(Reuters File Photo)
Apart from suggesting solutions on issues related to data protection, the BN Srikrishna committee will submit the draft for a new law.(Reuters File Photo)

Srikrishna committee report on data protection and privacy by May-end

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jatin Gandhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2018 10:30 PM IST
The ministry of electronics and information technology constituted the 10-member panel headed by retired Supreme Court judge BN Srikrishna in August 2017.
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