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New data protection bill to peg age of 'children' at 18 years: Report

The companies will be required to get parental consent before processing any data belonging to 'children'

Data Protection, cybersecurity, digitisation, security
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The Centre will review the definition of "children" under the upcoming Digital Personal Data Protection (DPDP) Bill one year after its enactment, a report by The Economic Times (ET) said. Those under 18 have been called "children" under the bill. 
 
"We spoke to several stakeholders before coming to this decision. While parents

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First Published: Feb 22 2023 | 3:32 PM IST

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