Exclusive: India panel wants localization of cloud storage data in possible blow to big tech firms | Reuters

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Exclusive: India panel wants localization of cloud storage data in possible blow to big tech firms | Reuters:

The policy will be the latest in a series of proposals that seek to spur data localization in India, as the government finalizes an overarching data protection law. Local data storage requirements for digital payments and e-commerce sectors are also being planned.

The authorities want the information stored locally so that they can more easily get access to it when conducting investigations.

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