The Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton and the Data Security Council of India have published a report on “Enabling Accountable Data Transfers from India to the United States under India’s Proposed Personal Data Protection Bill,” which highlights the importance of continued flows of data between India and the U.S. following the expected passage of new comprehensive data protection legislation in India.
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On July 27, 2018, the Justice BN Srikrishna committee, formed by the Indian government in August 2017 with the goal of introducing a comprehensive data protection law in India, issued a report and a draft data protection bill. The Bill has been submitted for consideration to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and is expected to be introduced in Parliament at a later date.
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On July 22, 2014, the Data Security Council of India announced that Vodafone India Limited has been deemed a “DSCI Privacy Certified” organization. This is the first such certification for a telecommunications company in India.
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On October 19, 2013, the Center for Internet and Society, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, and the Data Security Council of India held the last in a series of Privacy Roundtables that have been taking place across India since April of this year. Efforts are underway to advance proposed legislation for a comprehensive privacy and personal data protection regime in India.
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