Trading away our digital rights


In the article 'Trading Away our Digital Rights', Parminder Jeet Singh notesĀ  with concern the usurpation of digital issues by the ever increasing ambit of global trade treaties. The fundamental shift in the way corporations function has resulted in troves of user data, which is inter alia crucial for policy building, being held by these private actors. The article breaks down the key demands of developed countries in negotiations for such a treaty, and suggests possible actions for India in light of its native technical and entrepreneurial capabilities in the digital area.

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