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There is a growing consensus on the need for a Data Protection bill for India.
With the rise in smartphone adoption, ubiquity of
Between September and November 2017, a multidisciplinary team of strategists, lawyers, designers and researchers from Dalberg, Future of Finance Initiative at Dvara Research and CGAP set out to understand ‘how do ordinary citizens of India think and act on their privacy and data protection?’ Some of the key questions we wanted to understand were - How aware are people about data usage? What types of data do they value? Does consent matter? What risks and harms do they perceive? How do they make trade-offs and decisions? What are their expectations from the government and service providers?
The report is a collection of insights, design principles and stories from face-to-face interviews with close to 50 people and experts spread across 4 regions of India (Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu and Uttarakhand). The study used Human
Our conclusion is that people strongly