Around the time the Supreme Court held privacy to be a fundamental right in 2017, the government had formed a committee of experts headed by Justice B.N. Srikrishna to produce the framework for a law to address the question of who can access and benefit from the data of Indian citizens and under what conditions. It was on the basis of its report submitted on July 27, 2018, that the government introduced the Personal Data Protection Bill 2019. Excerpts from an interview with Siddhartha Mishra:
How do you view the changes from your original white paper to the final bill?