Data Privacy Insights > Articles by: Raksha

Privacy Laws in South Asia

The southern region of Asia includes India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the Maldives. The association between these nations is the South Asian Area of Regional Co-operation (SAARC). The growth of data protection laws in these countries has been significant since 2013. Even though the laws in these countries are based on […]

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Privacy compliance on Indian government portals

Introduction  The right to privacy and government surveillance for security are contradictory. The seed of right to privacy as a constitutional right vis a vis surveillance by the government was planted by the minority judgement given by Justice Subba Rao in the Kharak Singh case, wherein it was stated that privacy was within the purview of Article 21 […]

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GDPR: Impact since 2018

Understanding GDPR- why was it enacted?The GDPR is considered to be a comprehensive set of rules and compliance requirements for use of information that belongs to citizens of European Union (EU). It was enacted after the Cambridge Analytica scandal involving Facebook. The provisions of the regulation are broadly framed to include processing of Personally Identifiable […]

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