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India introduces new data-protection concepts amid privacy concerns over Covid-19 response

By Phoebe Seers
  • 11 May 2020 19:45
  • 11 May 2020 19:45
India’s IT ministry has introduced rules requiring that Covid-19 data be collected in a fair, transparent and non-discriminatory manner, alongside the right to be forgotten, as the government struggles to contain the backlash over its mandatory contact tracing app.

In a protocol published this week, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology,

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