Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Comment India's new data protection bill gets Big Tech, startup support Modi administration is likely to pass long-delayed legislation India eased data localization requirements in its latest data protection bill in hopes of winning support from tech companies.
KEN KOYANAGI, Nikkei senior staff writer December 8, 2022 12:42 JST | India
TOKYO -- After protracted efforts that stretched over four years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government looks likely to win parliamentary approval for its personal data protection legislation.
A compromise bill put forth by the government tries to strike a balance between protecting data privacy and avoiding an onerous burden on businesses. The business sector has signaled its support.
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