The government is looking to chart out a policy on the regulation of non-personal data, reports the Economic Times. For the same, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) might come up with a report on non-personal data - community data, anonymised data and e-commerce data - held by different companies, per the report. The government might also ask concerned ministries and regulators to decide which kind of data would fall under such a policy's ambit, the report continues. This report comes after MEITY had privately sought responses to fresh questions on the data protection bill from select stakeholders – a development we made public last month - which covered data localisation, enabling free access to non-personal and anonymised data and whether the Data Protection Authority should also govern non-personal data, among other things. The ministry will use the responses received from these additional consultations for floating…
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