15 Sep Hyderabad to Veto India Data Protection Bill
The state of Hyderabad is expected to veto India’s Data Protection Bill as it recently stated that the proposed legislation may harm local businesses.
The state administration said that clauses in the bill referring to data localisation and notice requirements are particularly excessive and may harm Telangana-based start-ups.
It was pointed out that the United States, by contrast, has vetoed data localization. The state’s IT minister KT Rama Rao may send a written protest to the country’s IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad who Google CEO Sundar Pichai has previously reached out to in order to defend the free cross-border data flows.
Source: Information Age