Parliamentary panel adopts draft report on data protection bill

Parliament’s Joint Committee on Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 adopted its draft report on the proposed legislation on Monday after several rounds of meetings, statements and red flags by opposition members amid growing concerns over privacy in the wake of the Pegasus disclosures. , with several MPs from Congress, All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) and … Read more

Jairam Ramesh gives dissent note to Joint Panel on Personal Data Protection Bill

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh gave his dissent note to the Joint Committee of Parliament on Personal Data Protection Bill after accepting its report at its meeting here on Monday. The former Union Minister also appreciated the democratic working of the committee under the chairmanship of PP Choudhary for the last four months. The report by … Read more

JPC members oppose the proposal to reduce the amount of fine in the Data Protection Bill

Several members of a parliamentary panel probing the data protection bill have strongly opposed a proposal to reduce the fine amount to several crores from a certain percentage of global income of big tech firms for violating privacy norms, sources said on Saturday. Said to He said the Joint Committee of Parliament on Personal Data … Read more