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Tech Giants Plan to Fight Against India’s New Data Law

Tech Giants Plan to Fight Against India’s New Data Law (Photo Credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE,NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

Leading global technology giants plan to oppose a new law in India which would ask Facebook, WhatsApp, Paypal, Google, and many others to store user data in the country. The business who oppose the law said that the legislation could spoil the investment and business models of international and domestic businesses operating in the country. In July, a government panel recommended that all “critical personal data” should be processed in India, and presented a draft bill that could affect how global firms store customer data. Facebook, Mastercard and PayPal fear the new law, which follows similar measures in China and…

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