data localisation

Govt to build data & analytics platform; FaceApp in new row

Team TC

The government is planning a new data platform. Microsoft shares rally on cloud show. FaceApp is facing a new challenge. NITI ....

19 July, 2019

Payments data processed abroad must be stored in India: RBI

Payal Ganguly

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday said that all data related to payments must be stored only in India and data processed ....

26 June, 2019
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Won’t tolerate violations of FDI norms, govt warns e-commerce firms

Payal Ganguly

Union commerce minister Piyush Goyal has warned top executives of e-commerce companies that the government will not tolerate violations ....

25 June, 2019

Data localisation in focus as govt unveils draft e-commerce policy

Payal Ganguly

The Indian government has issued a draft national e-commerce policy that aims to regulate cross-border data flow, fight piracy ....

25 February, 2019

Flashback 2018: Policy moves that shook the startup ecosystem

Payal Ganguly

The year saw the powers that be take proactive measures to regulate and create a framework for emerging technologies, which took ....

24 December, 2018

Mastercard says it's now storing all Indian payments transaction data locally

Reuters

Global card payments giant Mastercard is storing its new Indian transaction data locally, the company said on Tuesday, as ....

30 October, 2018
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Not surprised by Indian govt’s data localisation directives: Michael Dell

Anand J

The Indian government's attempts to ensure that companies adhere to data localisation norms will spawn similar requests from ....

17 October, 2018

Explainer: How does the RBI’s data localisation directive impact payments firms?

Payal Ganguly

The Reserve Bank of India’s refusal to extend the deadline for localisation of payments data in India has left global companies ....

16 October, 2018

RBI to stick with plan to force payments firms to store data locally

Reuters

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will implement in full its directive that forces global payment companies to store data locally ....

11 October, 2018

Infibeam complaint over rumour adds to WhatsApp’s woes in India

Anirban Ghoshal

There appears to be more trouble in store for instant messaging platform WhatsApp, which has been struggling to get its payments ....

1 October, 2018
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Data protection bill: Why the data localisation clause is not convincing enough

Harsh Walia

The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018, which was India’s latest effort to bridge the gap between outdated data protection ....

3 September, 2018

Nasscom’s Ashish Aggarwal on why proposed data privacy laws could hurt Indian cos

Anand J

Data privacy has been a hot topic in India of late in the aftermath of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica controversy, the release ....

20 August, 2018

US tech giants to intensify efforts against India’s data localisation norms

Reuters

U.S. technology giants plan to intensify lobbying efforts against stringent Indian data localisation requirements, which they ....

20 August, 2018