Clarity sought on cross-border data flow
The industry has been seeking more clarity on how trusted countries will be defined by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and when they will be notified
NEW DELHI : Industry bodies and startups have been pushing the government for clarifications on cross-border data flow rules detailed under the new Digital Personal Data Protection (DPDP) bill. The bill, a draft of which was issued on 18 November, allows firms to store data from Indian users in “trusted" jurisdictions. However, the government has said it will notify a list of countries where data can be stored.
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