December 2019

CCAOI with the support of ISOC Delhi organised an interactive webinar on the Data Protection Bill 2019.

The webinar was well attended by ninety seven participants from across the country and belonging to different stakeholder groups (civil society, academia, industry, industry associations, technical community, etc.) who shared their viewpoints and perspectives on the PDP Bill. Issues related to  definitions, cross-border  data flow, data portability, grounds of processing data, social media intermediaries, sharing of non personal data, the role of data protection authority, state exemptions, etc. were discussed.

Moderated by Amrita Choudhury(CCAOI), the speakers at the webinar were :Smitha Krishna Prasad (CCG NLU-D), Faiza Rahman (NIPFP), Debashish Bhattacharya (BIF), Anand Krishnan (DSCI), Mansi Kedia (ICRIER), Rahul Sharma (The Perspective), Udhbav Tiwari Mozilla, Ankit Anand (Reliance Jio), Kumardeep Banerjee (ITI),   Prasanto Kumar Roy, NA Vijayashankar (Naavi) and Dr.Mahesh Uppal.

The report highlighting the key discussion points of the webinar can be viewed using this link while the recording is available here.