A data protection law must grapple both with the needs of the present and the possibilities of the future. We cannot remain stuck in the past.
At the halfway point of our Brainstorm on Data Protection, we sum up some key insights.
Data is power, and we must restrict the amount of power we allow others to have over us.
Data protection regulation should not stifle innovation. Instead, it should focus on empowering users through information.
The fact that we don’t have privacy laws in India is a great opportunity to build one from scratch. Consent need not be its cornerstone.
We must create regulation for data protection not from an ivory tower, but after understanding what the individuals affected by it want.
In which we kick off yet another Brainstorm discussion.