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Takeaways from @Dell financial call today... Dell is taking share across the board...will do $90-$92B in revenue this fy. Setting up for tough compare for next year. Dell citing favorable spending environment, assumptions are 2X GDP for IT spend...
Dell citing attractiveness of 1-stop shopping (end-to-end - edge->core->cloud) I surmise their cloud is VMware with AWS...Since EMC transaction, Dell is posturing as a much more strategic supplier than either Dell or EMC was as an independent company.
new sales comp plans implemented by Dell - @JClarkeatDell fingerprints seen on the enterprise storage biz which he took over about 1 yr ago. Storage was sucking wind post EMC transaction & is now gaining share. I think IDC numbers coming out soon showing Dell EMC gains
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UCC had opportunity to comment on the #Data.Protection & Privacy Bill. The enactment of this law is long overdue. A comprehensive law on the collection & processing personal information gives effect to the right to Privacy envisaged under Article 27(2) of the Constitution
UCC welcome the protections offered by the Bill in terms of export of data, breach notification requirements, data subjects access rights, automated decision making, compensation and the right to be forgotten and provision for financial and penal sanctions for breach of the law.
Distinction between Data collectors & data controllers.
The Bill should however clarify & distinguish Data Collectors, from Data Processors & Data Controllers. Clause 2 is inconsistent with international good practice which provides for two broad categories of Data Controllers
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#Consumerprotection
This thread explores #consumerprotection aspects in the new broadcasting licensing regime. When in full force it will have hallmarks of what is happening else where in the region. Currently, all broadcasting are in advanced stages of signing agreements
There are three fundamental reasons why we regulate:
1. For effective and robust competition (avoid market failure)
2. Protect #consumers (ensure #consumer interests are protected)
3. Ensure widespread access to networks and services (preventing anti-competitive practices
#Consumerprotection in the new PUBLIC SERVICE PROVIDER LICENCE has a pricing condition requiring the Licensee (broadcaster) to within fourteen (14) days after signing the Licence Agreement, to provide @UCC_Official with a copy of its charges for all licensed services.
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Our questions to Justice Srikrishna on the concerns and criticisms since Friday evening on #DataProtection here. Of course, there will be more but this covers what has been discussed so far. Thread 👇
1. You mentioned the premise of the report is to unlock the data economy while keeping data of citizens secure and protected. Basically ensure public good plus protect informational privacy. Was this balance all the more needed for a developing economy like India?
2. While you have defined consent, consent is only one of the grounds for processing of personal data. There is provision that allows processing for reasonable purposes,especially allowing the state to process data. Does this give the govt overarching power?
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Thread of Justice BN Srikrishna #dataprotection committee analysis:

Here's @Ujwala_U, saying the draft Bill puts digital economy ahead of individual’s rights over data scroll.in/article/888371…
Next, @smithakprasad argues that there are gaps between that the report says would be ideal and what the draft Bill actually delivers: scroll.in/article/888365…
"The Bill broadly does a good job in moving the debate forward on issues of data protection and privacy," writes @VrindaBhandari, "however, the Bill, fails to deal with the issue of surveillance." thequint.com/voices/opinion…
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When it comes to #DataProtection ..
Indians must ask for all the rights mentioned in #GDPR from Article 12 to Article 22 ..
If govt don't want to give apply Article 23 .. I won't even press for it ..
Stop writing sham of laws Mr. @rsprasad ..
India demands Real GDPR
#GDPR Article 15 has "Right of access by the data subject" (Screenshot 1)
In Prasad babu's #Dataprotection it become "Right to Reconfirmation and Access"
Huge and Vast differences ..Means, It has no rights at all for the Indians
#GDPR Article 16 Gives CLEAR & UNAMBIGUOUS "Right to rectification"
Prasad Babu's #DataProtection Section 25 becomes "Right to correction etc"
A Wholesome Cocktail of Ambiguous Processes and obfuscations so User may have to wait "from Weeks to Forever" to rectify
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Reading the #dataprotection bill from the following point of view
How can the state violate our privacy? Let me count the ways
1. Processing of personal data in the interests of security of the state
(Our current surveillance laws would keep the stasi perfectly happy)
2. For the 'prevention' of offences and contraventions of law.
( Remember sedition is a criminal offence)
#DataProtection #privacy
3. For the 'detection' of an offence
(Same as above but prevention and detection are different so merits its own place on my list)
#DataProtection #Privacy #surveillance
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I am trying to read the Data Sharing Bill. #dsbill

Why. Why is it like this?

"Base registry". "Base registry owner."
It is not just the Data Sharing Bill, but the Data Sharing And Governance Bill.

The Governance part, one might have thought, is covered by the GDPR & DPAs. But no, it creates a shadow system.
The scope of "public bodies" covered is eye-watering: ministers, Revenue, Gardaí, Defence Forces, E&TBs, schools, bodies partly funded by Gov, subsidiaries ...
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Today, @NITIAayog released a Discussion Paper titled ‘National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence”. #AIforAll
niti.gov.in/writereaddata/…
We provide our initial thoughts on the paper here. 1/n
We welcome this initiative by @NITIAayog, but a call for comments would have been a welcome addition. The paper takes important steps forward from the #AI Task Force report released earlier this year by the DIPP, Ministry of Commerce and Industry (dipp.nic.in/sites/default/…). 2/n
This paper attempts a more holistic look at a broader range of issues concerning AI including #regulation, #ethics, #fairness, #transparency and #accountability. However, a number of issues still remain with this paper. 3/n
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Today, @CER_EU publishes my piece on #Brexit and #JHA. I have been looking at this for 1,5 years so I hope I did not make too many mistakes (links to piece - cer.eu/publications/a… and opens thread)
At the outset of the #Brexit process, most people assumed that a deal on #police and #judicial co-operation was easier to get than one on #trade. Time has shown this is not the case. Ongoing co-op on #JHA is one of the few items yet to be agreed on #withdrawal deal. Why?
Well, because the #EU and #UK's opening positions in the #negotiation are incompatible: Britain wants a #bespoke agreement with the EU, a la #Schengen, but is not willing to accept #ECJ or #EUCharter. EU wants to replicate existing models. What to do?
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getting reading to introduce @NoraNiLoideain : "A Game Changer for Research? GDPR and Health Data" #DataProtection @SANBI_SA
last week we were discussiong @rdpeng 's simplystatistics.org/2018/05/15/ret… #datasharing @SANBI_SA so this talk is very timely!
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Back in Brussels 🇪🇺 after 3 weeks in DC & NYC 🇺🇸

High on my 'To do' list:

Catching up on avalanche of news on #CambridgeAnalyticaFiles.
Starting here:

‘I made Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare tool.’

Meet @chrisinsilico, the data war whistleblower.

#CambridgeAnalyticaFiles #CambridgeAnalytica
#InformationWarfare #BigTech #BigData

theguardian.com/news/2018/mar/…
Read & follow @carolecadwalla for outstanding reporting on the big, dark tangled web of Brexit, Trump, Russia -- and how Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, WikiLeaks, Bannon, the Mercers, are involved.

#CambridgeAnalyticaFiles #BigTech #BigData

theguardian.com/news/series/ca…
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Thread for #readings that @AnirudhRastogi and I prescribe for our semester long seminar course 'Law, Policy and Emerging Tech' @nlu_delhi this semester. Day 1 - #Blockchain [1/n]
1) Institute for the Future, Understand the #Blockchain in Two Minutes -
2) Savjee, How does a blockchain work - Simply Explained -
3) Don Tapscott, How the blockchain is changing #money and business - ted.com/talks/don_taps…

2/n
4) Peter B. Nichol, If I only had 5 minutes to explain blockchain - cio.com/article/311277…
5) @RishabhSinha311 and Nehaa Chaudhari, How should India regulate the ticking time bomb called bitcoin - qz.com/1155127/neithe…
[3/n]
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Tweetstorm coming up on the 9 distinguishing points of our thinking on #DataProtection ☔️ @dvararesearch @benichugh @julupani @binduananth 1/n
1. Scope —the law should apply to protect the personal data of all people in India, foreign entities conducting business in India + those outside India processing personal data from india. 2/n
2. Protect all personally identifiable data—do away with the distinction b/w “sensitive personal data” and “personal data”. Protect all personally identifiable data.This means the law will not apply to de-identified data; incentivising de-identification (as techniques evolve) 3/n
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Her daughter was banned from Home Office building because officials refused to tolerate being told they were wrong. Let’s think on that. 1/5
Over several years, Ministers & Parliament have cut & removed rights of appeal because they refuse to tolerate people insisting officials are wrong & trying to correct that. 2/5
Ministers & Parliament have cut & removed #legalaid & constrained access to judicial review because they refuse to tolerate people insisting officials are wrong & trying to correct that. 3/5
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"Facebook and Google helped an anti-refugee campaign push ads in swing states" bloomberg.com/news/articles/… via @technology
2"Facebook advertising salespeople,creative advisers & technical experts competed with sales staff from Alphabet Inc.’s Google for millions
3: in ad dollars from Secure America Now,the conservative, nonprofit advocacy group whose campaign included a mix of anti-Hillary Clinton &
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Oh the geezers are hard at it grafting media, it's always great to have easy scapegoats "North Korean cyber gangs.." a.msn.com/01/en-ie/AAt9g…
2/"Mr Murphy’s firm was the first in the world to liaise with computer giant IBM over the use of the super-computer ‘Watson’ for real-time--
3/artificial intelligence-based defence against cyber criminals." Bear with me, I'm about to post a few more links in #THREAD #CyberSecurity
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