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Modified data protection bill to bring ease for startup ecosystem: Experts

MeitY on Friday released a draft version of the much-awaited data protection law, in the fourth such effort since it was first proposed in July 2018

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Sourabh Lele New Delhi
The modified version of the draft digital personal data protection (DPDP) bill has brought reasons to cheer for the startup ecosystem with relaxations for cross-border data transfer, removal of non-personal data, and certain exemptions, industry stakeholders and experts said.

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) on Friday released a draft version of the much-awaited data protection law, in the fourth such effort since it was first proposed in July 2018.

The 24-page document seeks to provide a legal framework for collecting and processing personal digital data in India. The government has argued that the draft manages to secure

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First Published: Nov 23 2022 | 5:20 PM IST

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