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Tipping the scale: Weighing Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 against EU's GDPR
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Tipping the scale: Weighing Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 against EU's GDPR

The present PDP Bill reflects that it embodies the principles of GDPR for liberalisation of cross-border flow of data and data protection.

Personal Data Protection Bill 2019: Impact on private companies is hard to tell yet, given the exemptions for State intervention
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Personal Data Protection Bill 2019: Impact on private companies is hard to tell yet, given the exemptions for State intervention

The private sector is closely watching the new Personal Data Protection Bill as data has become the most crucial asset of a company.

Govt needs to reduce e-commerce restrictions, red tape to revive economy, boost domestic growth: Amazon executive
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Govt needs to reduce e-commerce restrictions, red tape to revive economy, boost domestic growth: Amazon executive

The government revised its e-commerce rules in early 2019, creating hurdles for Amazon and rival Walmart Inc’s e-commerce subsidiary, Flipkart.

US mulls caps on H-1B visas: Recent development makes handling of trade relations with America immediate priority for govt
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US mulls caps on H-1B visas: Recent development makes handling of trade relations with America immediate priority for govt

The action of the US is in response to India’s regime of data localisation which is not acceptable to firms from the United States

US tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules; another tit-for-tat tariff action?
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US tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules; another tit-for-tat tariff action?

India has upset companies such as Mastercard and irked the US government with stringent new rules on data storage

Future of Internet policy in India: Privacy, data protection, cybersecurity among critical aspects
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Future of Internet policy in India: Privacy, data protection, cybersecurity among critical aspects

A look at the themes or trends that are likely going to define Internet policy in India going forward.

Amazon Pay starts offering peer to peer transactions using UPI via its Android app
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Amazon Pay starts offering peer to peer transactions using UPI via its Android app

Amazon's UPI ambitions had come to a halt after it failed to fulfil the data localisation mandates from RBI.

Facebook will not comply with data localisation laws in authoritarian countries
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Facebook will not comply with data localisation laws in authoritarian countries

At a recent earnings call, he said he is ready to risk Facebook shutting down in authoritarian countries if forced to locally store data.

WhatsApp finally agrees to comply with RBI's guidelines on storage of payment data
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WhatsApp finally agrees to comply with RBI's guidelines on storage of payment data

WhatsApp complying with the central bank's guidelines will enable a wider roll-out of WhatsApp Pay.

Aadhaar privacy debate, data protection regulation to intermediary guidelines: Tech policy trends of 2018
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Aadhaar privacy debate, data protection regulation to intermediary guidelines: Tech policy trends of 2018

Looking at the year gone by for privacy, one can look ahead at 2019 only with concern

India's data must be controlled and owned by Indian people, not by corporates: RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani
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India's data must be controlled and owned by Indian people, not by corporates: RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani

Ambani said that for India to succeed in the data-driven revolution, "necessary steps will have to be taken to migrate the control and ownership of Indian data back to India.

European Commission flags concerns over India's data localisation norms, elevated import duties
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European Commission flags concerns over India's data localisation norms, elevated import duties

In April this year, the RBI had given six months' time to global payment companies to store transaction data of Indian customers within India

More than data localisation, data ownership is important: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey
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More than data localisation, data ownership is important: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey believes that 'Internet is trending towards where data sits to be irrelevant'.

Decoding Xiaomi's success with Manu Kumar Jain: Highlights from an exclusive interview
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Decoding Xiaomi's success with Manu Kumar Jain: Highlights from an exclusive interview

What are Xiaomi's plans for the country? Will we see new feature phones? Manu Kumar Jain bares all!

Traders body seeks exemption of payment gateways from data localisation norms
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Traders body seeks exemption of payment gateways from data localisation norms

CAIT also sent a copy of the letter to the RBI Governor and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Mastercard to store payments data locally to comply with RBI's regulatory directive
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Mastercard to store payments data locally to comply with RBI's regulatory directive

Mastercard has started storing all its new payments transaction data at its technology centre in Pune.

Microsoft to comply with the data localisation requests from all countries
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Microsoft to comply with the data localisation requests from all countries

From device to platform, Microsoft is building solutions to meet the needs of the regulatory guidelines.

Data protection bill detrimental to economy, writes advocacy group to RS Prasad
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Data protection bill detrimental to economy, writes advocacy group to RS Prasad

The group wrote to R S Prasad saying that the bill "harm the overall globalization of the economy."

RBI's data localisation deadline to not change, digital payment firms worried
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RBI's data localisation deadline to not change, digital payment firms worried

The RBI guidelines say that all digital payment firms must store data locally for their businesses.

Govt and RBI not in favour of extending 15 October data localisation deadline
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Govt and RBI not in favour of extending 15 October data localisation deadline

Two US senators have asked the Indian Prime Minister to adopt a soft stance on data localisation.