The launch of India’s Data Empowerment and Protection Architecture (DEPA), a consent management tool, has generated both excitement and concern among stakeholders.
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As the world becomes increasingly digital, the G-20 has recognised the need for international cooperation and collaboration in addressing the challenges, opportunities and risks posed by the rapid growth of data and digital technologies. In this, India has a unique opportunity (as the G20’s President) to develop and implement a data governance regime that can become a model for other countries.
Source – The Hindu
QUESTION – The establishment of Data Empowerment and Protection Architecture is a step in the direction of maximising the potential of data utilisation for the greater good of economy whilst democratising the access to data for intermediaries and users. Discuss how?