Q.2)The issues related to privacy in social media have been a major concern. Critically analyze how the Personal Data Protection Bill can help in addressing the issue.

Why this question:

Recent change by WhatsApp in its privacy policy has made the Personal Data Protection Bill a need.

Key demand of the question:

Importance of the Personal Data Protection Bill.


Critically analyze- The key to tackling this question is providing ample evidence to support the claims. Ensure that the analysis is balanced by shedding light on, and presenting a critique of, and alternative perspectives. Present extensive evidence taken from a varying range of sources.


Give a brief introduction about the current laws governing the data privacy currently in India.


In the first part, mention the need for data privacy laws highlighting examples like the Whatsapp privacy policy.

In the next part, mention how the Personal Data Protection Bill addresses the key issues of data privacy highlighting the core provisions of the Bill.


Conclude with a way forward.