India’s Evolving Privacy Culture

As a global hub of outsourcing work, companies based in India handle and process personal data from around the world on a regular basis. And there is a robust and growing digital economy in India, with all of the attendant privacy risks. So, why is it that you almost never hear about privacy and data protection issues arising from India? Essentially, it’s because it’s unclear whose job it is to enforce privacy laws in India, such as they exist. Unquestionably, it is the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology that oversees and administers the IT Act of 2000, which creates…

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