The Only Privacy Law Referencer You Will Ever Need

We’re very happy to announce the Privacy Law Referencer – a free online manual on Indian Privacy Law, updated and accessible everywhere. The Referencer currently includes: Every single section (full text) of the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, cross-referenced against the recommendations of the Expert Committee on Data Protection. Every single recommendation of the Expert … Continue reading The Only Privacy Law Referencer You Will Ever Need

The 500 Million Mobiles Question: KYC Kaise Karein?

The past couple of days have been near-heartstoppers for nearly half of India’s mobile phone subscribers - two days ago, a news story in The Times of India (this one) did the rounds, telling us that: “There could be a fresh KYC headache for over 50 crore mobile connections, or almost half of India's phone … Continue reading The 500 Million Mobiles Question: KYC Kaise Karein?

Data Localisation: Why the RBI isn’t Listening to Your ‘Mirroring’ Argument

The RBI’s mandate to payment systems providers that they store ‘the entire data relating to payments systems operated by them… in a system only in India’ expires today. But you already knew that. Two US senators, John Cornyn and Mark Warner, co-chairs of the US Senate’s India caucus, we are told, have jumped into the … Continue reading Data Localisation: Why the RBI isn’t Listening to Your ‘Mirroring’ Argument