Tech companies flag licensing, non-personal data terms

Tech companies flag licensing, non-personal data terms

Top multinational technology corporations and local software companies expressed a range of concerns over India’s Personal Data Protection Bill, arguing that some provisions restrict business growth and scuttle ongoing innovation in the country.

Their apprehensions include sharing of non-personal data with the government, exceptions that the government has given itself, verification of social media users, certification requirements from the Data Protection Authority,