Takshashila Blue Paper: Charting a New Framework for Data Protection in India

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This Blue Paper was prepared as a result of a roundtable discussion organised by the Takshashila Institution on 4 September 2017, based on the Discussion Document, Beyond Consent: A New Paradigm for Data Protection.

The discussion document brings forth a rights-based model (Rights Model) to help secure the interests of a data subject sharing his data with data controllers. This Rights Model assures to every individual, an inalienable right over his personal data. Any data collector that wishes to access a data subject’s personal data must ensure that they do so in a manner that does not violate this inherent data right.

The Blue Paper highlights the recommendations of the all participants at the roundtable discussion, which was chaired by Rahul Matthan.


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