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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Scarcely a month after the world media was flooded with news of the catastrophic terrorist attacks in Mumbai, headlines are once again rife with articles on the global impact of events in India. This time, the news has focused on Satyam Computer Services (“Satyam”), previously one of India’s largest and most prestigious outsourcing providers, and