“The Indian government’s stand on data localisation is a bit of an overkill”

Sangeeta Tanwar
“The Indian government’s stand on data localisation is a bit of an overkill”

Indians’ long wait for a policy framework that safeguards their privacy, at work and in personal spaces, may end soon. Yesterday (Dec. 4), the Narendra Modi government approved the personal data protection bill, which provides guidelines for the collection, storage, and processing of citizens’ data with an emphasis on the need for the individual’s consent to share it.