TRAI had invited comments of stakeholders on Consultation Paper on Data Privacy, Security and Ownership of the Data in the telecom sector on August 9, 2017. The last dates for receiving written comments and counter-comments from the stakeholders were fixed as September 8, 2017 and September 22, 2017 respectively.
On receipt of request from some stakeholders, the last date for submission of comments was extended up to October 8, 2017 and for counter-comments up to October 24, 2017. Some service providers’ associations have however requested for another extension for more deliberations to formulate the responses to the issues raised in the consultation paper. The authority has further extend the last date for filing comments till November 6, 2017 and for counter comments till November 21, 2017.