Spotlight on Srikrishna Committee, India's new data-privacy law: 10 points

Former SC judge B N Srikrishna is leading an effort to draft new data-privacy laws for India and the committee headed by him will submit its report by the end of June

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BS Web Team New Delhi
Can a stranger know everything about me, even my secrets, without my knowledge? This is a common question in netizens' minds in the post-Facebook-Cambridge Analytica episode. India stands at an important juncture on data security as former Supreme Court judge B N Srikrishna, who is heading an effort to draft new privacy laws,
is likely to send a Bill to the government by the end of this month.     

According to Bloomberg, a committee headed by Srikrishna was set to send its Bill last week. Now, reports have emerged that the submission has been delayed.   

Here's what you need to know:     

1) The Srikrishna Committee has been tasked by the government with studying issues around

First Published: Jun 18 2018 | 08:57 AM IST

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