Privacy law

The missing Act

Print edition : July 12, 2013

A queue outside a centre that collected biometric particulars for the National Poulation Register, in Chennai. Photo: R. RAVINDRAN

Justice Ajit Prakash Shah. An expert group led by him recommended a framework for a Privacy Act. Photo: Shanker Chakravarty

At the launch of the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and System (CCTNS), at the Police Headquarters Office, Bangalore on November 27, 2012. Photo: K. MURALI_KUMAR

After inaugurating the DNA profiling laboratory at the CBI Headquarters in New Delhi in 2005, CBI Director U.S.Misra gives his blood sample for test. Photo: R.V. Moorthy

An expert panel recommends a comprehensive law and changes in the existing legal framework to protect the right to privacy.
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