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Global e-commerce companies would be forced to store data in India under lawmakers' proposal

By Phoebe Seers
  • 28 Mar 2021 18:56
  • 28 Mar 2021 18:56 and Walmart may be required to establish data centers in India, after lawmakers suggested that existing rules for the e-commerce industry didn’t go far enough in protecting personal data and recommended that “major” e-commerce companies store data locally.
The parliamentary panel studying consumer protection rules also recommended that e-commerce

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Phoebe Seers


Phoebe has covered Financial Crime and compliance issues for MLex since 2015, initially in the Hong Kong bureau and currently in London. While in Hong Kong she won two SOPA awards for her reporting on corruption in the energy sector in Indonesia. Prior to journalism she worked as a solicitor with a focus on white-collar crime litigation in London and Hong Kong. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Newcastle University.

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