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8/9/23 REUTERS 13:09:23
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August 9, 2023
India passes data protection law amid surveillance concerns
Blassy Boben
Kirsten Donovan
Shivam Patel
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian lawmakers on Wednesday passed a data protection law that will dictate how tech companies process users' data amid criticism that it will likely lead to increased surveillance by the government.
The law will allow companies...
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Company: META PLATFORMS, INC.
News Subject: (Consumer Protection (1CO43); Data Privacy & Protection (1DA12); Emerging Market Countries (1EM65); Government (1GO80); Legal (1LE33); Legislation (1LE97))
Region: (Asia (1AS61); India (1IN24); Indian Subcontinent (1IN32); Southern Asia (1SO52))
Language: EN
Other Indexing: (Editors Guild of India; Internet Freedom Foundation; Facebook)
Keywords: dataprivacy
Word Count: 266
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