The muddled economics of Data Localisation in India

Through this article Nilay aims to explore the economic consequences of data localisation and what must the Indian policymakers be proactive rather than reactive towards for designing an efficient and holistic data protection regime.

Data Protection and Surveillance

In this article, Neel charts out the evolution of the Indian State’s equation with people’s private communication. He examines historical, current and proposed legislations, judgments and expert opinions, to analyse whether this increasingly intimate equation is a cause for people in India to worry about violation of their right to privacy, and what can be done to rectify the situation.