#StartFromScratch: Why is the data protection bill being criticized?

In this post, the third in our series on the Data Protection Bill, we explain the various issues with the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019. There is, of course, a lot to write about, so think of this as a list of the key issues with the bill such as: the dilution of user’s rights, non-consensual processing of data, ambiguities in the definitions, the threat of large scale surveillance, a lack of independence of the Data Protection Authority, and the stifling of social media

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://internetfreedom.in/why-is-the-data-bill-being-criticized/