Cross-Border Data Forum Bannner
In a new in-depth report published by the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) and developed with the support of the Cross-Border Data Forum, authors Sreenidhi Srinivasan and Osho Chhel discuss the current state of play in India's negotiations for a comprehensive data protection law to standardize how data may be collected, used and shared in an effort to protect individual privacy.  [...]
Four years have passed since the United States and the European Union set out to design an improved mechanism for transatlantic e-evidence transfers, but minimal progress has been made.  While the United States enacted the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act (CLOUD Act), a parallel EU effort to pass a uniform E-Evidence Regulation remains stalled due to disagreements primarily over individual privacy rights.  In the absence of EU legislation, transatlantic negotiations have stalled. [...]
This piece was originally published by about:intel and is reprinted here with the permission of same. Two years after the European Commission released an omnibus Data Strategy, it has proposed the Data Act, the last major component of its legislative plans to reshape Europe’s digital economy. The Data Act is intended to stimulate the re-use of data generated by the burgeoning number of connected or ‘smart’ products and services that transmit information back to manufacturers and service providers. The Act would [...]
This post examines a report issued in March 2022 by the Atlantic Council entitled, “Trading in U.S.-India Data Flows: Prospects for Cooperation in U.S.-India Data Policy.” Noting the opportunity created by the reconvening of the U.S.-India Trade Policy Forum (TPF), this report urges the Biden administration and the Modi government to pursue cooperation on cross-border data flows. [...]