40 new amendments proposed for India's draft data protection bill

28/03/2023 | Inc42

Indian Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology members have proposed 40 amendments to the draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill (DPDPB). The proposed DPDP amendments address concerns over the centralisation of power, the lack of independence of the Data Protection Board, along with blanket exceptions to data fiduciaries and the government will be debated in the next committee meeting. Due to the need for further negotiations, there is currently no clear timeline for when the DPDP would be introduced into Parliament.

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