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Panel's proposals on governance framework need a relook

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Business Standard Editorial Comment
The nine-member committee set up by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on non-personal data (NPD) governance framework submitted its recommendations recently and this is open for public comment until August 13. The committee, chaired by Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan, has made a commendable effort to rigorously define NPD, and suggested how it can be shared and monetised. It has recommended setting up a regulator with the powers to request data, supervise data-sharing requests, and settle disputes. However, several recommendations are open to question. The committee suggests the government should have access to all NPD, which it may use,

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First Published: Jul 29 2020 | 12:17 AM IST

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