The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019: Boon or Bane

Sayanika Dey and Sneha Chatterjee
Amity University, Kolkata, India

Volume III, Issue IV, 2020

In the recent acquisition matters relating to cyberlaw has gained a wider approach. It is an important upcoming sensitive topic in the world that is to be dealt with. The advancement of scientific technology has paved the way for international law relating to data protection. The authors of the article have portrayed a comparative analysis of various countries in the context of The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019. Main issues arising out of it has been discussed vividly. Critical analysis of cases in such light has been traced. The paper also focuses on data protection laws that are followed by United States of America putting forward its pros and cons.

The lacuna of the above-mentioned Bill that are prevalent in India has been mentioned in the paper. Suggestions and measures have also been observed in order to overcome such loopholes.  Thereby a beneficial law relating to data protection at national level should grow which in turn will enhance the development of the country. The authors bring in forth the comparative analysis of different nations along with suggestions that are needed to be implemented in India on the ground of data protection so as to intensify the backdrop.

The methodology of our research is Doctrinal one.

Keywords: Comparative analysis, loopholes, implementation, cyber laws, data protection laws.