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The Necessity of the Cyber Privacy Law to Enhance the Economic Growth in Sri Lanka

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dc.contributor.advisor Privacy is a right and a tool to protect human dignity and esteem. Which protects one’s autonomy from public scrutiny. Therefore this right is enjoyed by all Individuals, Institutions, Groups and Governments. Simply each and every sector anticipates privacy threats. Although, Sri Lankan legal regime does not provide a specific legal recognition to protect the individual privacy, Information and Communication Technology Act No.27 of 2003, Electronic Transactions Act No. 19 of 2006,Computer Crimes Act No. 24 of 2007, Payment And Settlement Systems Act, No. 28 of 2005, Payment Devices Frauds Act No.30 of 2006, Telecommunication Act of Sri Lanka(with Amendments) etc. considerably attempts protected the right to privacy. However the absence of express protections heavily impacted the Economic growth in adverse manner. Due to that reason institutions and investors are reluctant to comply with cyber transactions. The paper is based on socio – legal study. It is a qualitative mode of approach, authors of this paper, tries to reflect the complex textual descriptions of how people experience a given research issue which is vary from the already done research. The data for this research was collected from Acts, International Conventions and judicial decisions as a primary source, journals, scholarly articles, empirical data available at both library and electronic data bases as secondary sources. The close proximity in the impact on Economic developments is realised in Sri Lanka. This paper suggests implementation guidelines for the government to take into consideration in the future legislative progress!
dc.contributor.author Supasini, P
dc.contributor.author Soorya, B
dc.date.accessioned 2019-11-06T09:48:11Z
dc.date.available 2019-11-06T09:48:11Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.uri http://ir.kdu.ac.lk/handle/345/2096
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Information technology en_US
dc.subject Privacy en_US
dc.subject Fundamental rights en_US
dc.subject Economic growth en_US
dc.title The Necessity of the Cyber Privacy Law to Enhance the Economic Growth in Sri Lanka en_US
dc.type Article Full Text en_US
dc.identifier.journal KDUIRC -2019 en_US
dc.identifier.pgnos 851-860 en_US


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