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Big Tech faces ongoing uncertainty in India, as minister hints at further delays to privacy law

By Freny Patel
  • 16 Feb 2022 18:38
  • 16 Feb 2022 18:38
India’s long-awaited privacy legislation may be facing further delays, with a key minister saying on Wednesday that significant changes have been made to the 2019 bill and further work is needed.

Speaking at an online conference*, Indian Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar hinted that the Personal Data Protection

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Freny Patel


Freny has been covering antitrust law, M&A and regulations for over a decade, serving as Asia editor at Policy and Regulatory Report. Prior to joining as an editor at Mergermarket, she headed the banking bureau of a leading Indian financial daily, Business Standard. When India privatized the insurance sector, she had her own column in The Observer.

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