India removes data localisation from proposed DPDPB

24/04/2023 | The Hindu Businessline

The data localisation provisions have been revised in the latest version of the proposed Digital Personal Data Protection Bill (DPDPB), according to the Indian Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology, and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajeev Chandrasekhar. Data localisation was previously a requirement for cross-border transfers of sensitive and critical personal data under the draft bill. "We want to create a framework for every legislation that allows it to evolve and we certainly will not impose hardcore data localisation as a condition," Chandrasekhar said. 

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