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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

BS Web Team New Delhi
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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