Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicData localisation

Topic: data localisation

India should remove Chinese firms Huawei, ZTE from 5G & other ICT networks, US official says

Greg Kalbaugh, an official under the US Department of Commerce, says vendors from China cannot be trusted as they 'are subject to the control of their government'.

India needs policy ‘predictability’ to be an alternative to China: US-India trade body

Mukesh Aghi, president & CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum, says India should make some things easier for companies, like Vietnam & Cambodia do.

Lost in the data localisation debate: Does India have full power to exploit its own data?

The debate on data localisation is now not only a political one, but also a geopolitical one, and a key aspect of trade talks.

Global digital economy will take off without India if New Delhi can’t make up its mind

India must identify partnerships and coalitions that can help it achieve its core interests.

Privacy is dead. So, it’s time to turn data into a bargaining chip

Tech firms offer services in exchange, but the government will argue it needs your data for national security. Why not trade it then.

India, the biggest open data market, has a chance to lead the world on data arbitration

No other country enjoys the structural advantages that India possesses. So, it can create a multilateral platform for inter-governmental data mediation.

India’s policy on data must focus on access, not physical location

To address strategic concerns, Narendra Modi government can create a whitelist of countries that can be trusted to store and process Indian data.

India was about to align its e-commerce market with global rules, then it lost trust

Global economy is under a new industrial transformation, with digital technology leading the change but India wants to address its own rising aspirations.

Can our water, power woes hit data localisation plans? New BJP or Congress govt must answer

Locating data on Indian soil may not necessarily give the government jurisdiction over it.

Indian worker may lose 11% of monthly salary if data localisation becomes law, study says

European think tank study has predicted that if data localisation is enforced, India’s projected growth could be affected by 20%.

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Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.