Passing the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018, dealing with platform' concerns about the proposed intermediary guidelines, working on new initiatives geared towards digitisation of India's villages, and ensuring a smooth 5G rollout will be key priorities for new electronics, IT, telecom, and law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, according to ET. The data protection bill was drafted by a panel headed by (retd) Justice BN Srikrishna and submitted to Prasad in August 2018. It was expected to be ratified by the Lok Sabha last year. The same goes for the guidelines on intermediary liability. Thus, the key issues that Prasad is expected to bring up in Parliament are: Data protection bill 2018 The personal data protection bill was expected to be taken up in the last session of Parliament, but that didn't happen. It is now expected to be tabled in…
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