The government has invited inputs on the "Draft Non-Personal Data Governance F
The government has invited inputs on the “Draft Non-Personal Data Governance Framework” by July 19. The committee to study issues under non personal data was set up last year in September under the chairmanship of Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan.
The committee has made a case for regulating non-personal data, defining it under three main categories- public non-personal data, community non-personal data and private non-personal data.
It has further outlined the need for defining a new category or taxonomy of business called data business.
“Data Business is a horizontal classification and not an independent industry sector,” the report says. “Many existing businesses in various sectors, collecting data beyond a threshold level, will get categorized as a data business. It is important for such Data Business to register once they reach a certain data related threshold. This will be applicable to not only commercial organizations, but also Governments and other non-government organizations…