23 September 2022, 06:30 pm
IIC Diamond Jubilee - Digital Governance
Programme Type
Discussions, Webcasts
Conference Room II, IIC main building

Data: New Oil and Privacy Rights

Panelists: Ambar Sinha, Advocate and Senior Fellow, Mozilla Foundation; Nikhil Pahwa, journalist and Founder, MediaNama;  Mansi Kedia, Research Fellow, ICRIER;  Sreenidhi Srinivasan, Partner, Ikigai Law; and Rama Vedashree, Chief Executive Officer, Data Security Council of India

Moderator: Apar Gupta, Advocate/ED, Internet Freedom Foundation

The discussion will present an overview of the policy developments on data governance and protection in India and also focus on a broad overview of global developments that are emerging from influential jurisdiction such as EU, the United States and the United Kingdom. The will also examine the motivations and interests on what a data protection law in India may look like, if any; what can be anticipated in the future and the risks and opportunities that it offers