If the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021 (2021 Rules) herald the anticipated Data Privacy Law for India, then the inevitable conundrum of data ownership by the Data Principal will expectedly soon follow suit. Is data ownership the solution to protecting information privacy?
Intuitively, people believe they ‘own’ their own content. Will data need to be licensed by the Data Principal before it is used by anyone else? Will the consequent corollary be to expect or seek compensation from intermediaries for sharing the Data Principal’s data?
Please click here to read the full article by Sajai Singh, published in Fortune India.