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Data privacy rules to be ready by August-September

Govt says the Constitution doesn't clarify right to privacy as fundamental right nor any SC verdict

M J Antony  |  New Delhi 

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The Centre on Tuesday informed the that a comprehensive policy on electronic transmission was on the anvil and would be ready by August-September.

The policy will take care of the controversy involving and Net neutrality, Attorney-General Mukul Rohtagi told a constitution Bench.

The court was hearing an appeal by two students, who alleged that the available with was not protected and third parties could use them for commercial and other purposes, endangering the users’  

While senior counsel Harish Salve argued for the students, Kapil Sibal asserted no in the hands of was shared. 

Rohtagi intervened to say the whole case should wait for the new guidelines being drafted by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, the Department of Telecommunications and other stakeholders. 

Rohtagi said the issue of is before another constitution Bench in the case, and that is another reason to postpone the hearing in this case. According to the government, the Constitution does not spell out right to as a fundamental right nor any judgment of the Morover, protection applies to a whole range of applications. "Even if you pay Rs 20 to a rickshawallah, the provided give the profile of the customer. If you search in google, what you search for along with your profile is available to interested parties,” counsel explained. According to him, domestic servants these days are well-versant with all these services more than educated persons.

The five-judge Bench, presided over by Justice Dipak Misra, asked the petitioners to draft the propositions that can be argued before the court.

After getting the proposals, the court will take further steps on April 27. Sibal argued that the smaller bench which heard the appeal against the Delhi high court judgment did not draft the questions to be decided by the constitution bench. 

There was no constitutional question involved in the appeal. has asserted time and again that the information passing through its service was encrypted and no outsider has access to it. It is in full compliance with the Information Technology Act, he asserted. 

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Data privacy rules to be ready by August-September

Govt says the Constitution doesn't clarify right to privacy as fundamental right nor any SC verdict

Govt says the Constitution doesn't clarify right to privacy as fundamental right nor any SC verdict
The Centre on Tuesday informed the that a comprehensive policy on electronic transmission was on the anvil and would be ready by August-September.

The policy will take care of the controversy involving and Net neutrality, Attorney-General Mukul Rohtagi told a constitution Bench.

The court was hearing an appeal by two students, who alleged that the available with was not protected and third parties could use them for commercial and other purposes, endangering the users’  

While senior counsel Harish Salve argued for the students, Kapil Sibal asserted no in the hands of was shared. 

Rohtagi intervened to say the whole case should wait for the new guidelines being drafted by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, the Department of Telecommunications and other stakeholders. 

Rohtagi said the issue of is before another constitution Bench in the case, and that is another reason to postpone the hearing in this case. According to the government, the Constitution does not spell out right to as a fundamental right nor any judgment of the Morover, protection applies to a whole range of applications. "Even if you pay Rs 20 to a rickshawallah, the provided give the profile of the customer. If you search in google, what you search for along with your profile is available to interested parties,” counsel explained. According to him, domestic servants these days are well-versant with all these services more than educated persons.

The five-judge Bench, presided over by Justice Dipak Misra, asked the petitioners to draft the propositions that can be argued before the court.

After getting the proposals, the court will take further steps on April 27. Sibal argued that the smaller bench which heard the appeal against the Delhi high court judgment did not draft the questions to be decided by the constitution bench. 

There was no constitutional question involved in the appeal. has asserted time and again that the information passing through its service was encrypted and no outsider has access to it. It is in full compliance with the Information Technology Act, he asserted. 
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Data privacy rules to be ready by August-September

Govt says the Constitution doesn't clarify right to privacy as fundamental right nor any SC verdict

The Centre on Tuesday informed the that a comprehensive policy on electronic transmission was on the anvil and would be ready by August-September.

The policy will take care of the controversy involving and Net neutrality, Attorney-General Mukul Rohtagi told a constitution Bench.

The court was hearing an appeal by two students, who alleged that the available with was not protected and third parties could use them for commercial and other purposes, endangering the users’  

While senior counsel Harish Salve argued for the students, Kapil Sibal asserted no in the hands of was shared. 

Rohtagi intervened to say the whole case should wait for the new guidelines being drafted by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, the Department of Telecommunications and other stakeholders. 

Rohtagi said the issue of is before another constitution Bench in the case, and that is another reason to postpone the hearing in this case. According to the government, the Constitution does not spell out right to as a fundamental right nor any judgment of the Morover, protection applies to a whole range of applications. "Even if you pay Rs 20 to a rickshawallah, the provided give the profile of the customer. If you search in google, what you search for along with your profile is available to interested parties,” counsel explained. According to him, domestic servants these days are well-versant with all these services more than educated persons.

The five-judge Bench, presided over by Justice Dipak Misra, asked the petitioners to draft the propositions that can be argued before the court.

After getting the proposals, the court will take further steps on April 27. Sibal argued that the smaller bench which heard the appeal against the Delhi high court judgment did not draft the questions to be decided by the constitution bench. 

There was no constitutional question involved in the appeal. has asserted time and again that the information passing through its service was encrypted and no outsider has access to it. It is in full compliance with the Information Technology Act, he asserted. 

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