Allowing the private sector access to select databases for commercial use can be fraught with risks
The central bank said that while there is no bar on the processing of payment transactions outside India, the PSOs will have to ensure the data is stored only in India after the processing.
Google Pay swept past other UPI platforms in India, clocking over 240 million transactions, 10 million more than its nearest competitor PhonePe
According to a report, the data created by the Internet of Things devices is a huge source of the 2.5 quintillion bytes of data we create every day.
The eight core sectors, which include coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilizers, steel, cement, and electricity, had recorded a growth of 5.4 percent in February 2018.
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In a recent blog post, Zuckerberg said the aims to build Facebook into a private service which is more secure, like WhatsApp, which has end-to-end encryption
What passes off as a policy draft is a generous sprinkling of digital buzzwords, less than profound observations and an inability to connect the dots across distinct issues such as privacy, data ownership and data security.
The government has invited comments from the public on the policy till March 9.
India, with its population, massively used infrastructure, mobiles, e-commerce and now smartcities has humongous DATA volumes.
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Cumulative growth of the eight sectors—coal, steel, natural gas, cement, crude oil, fertilisers, refinery products and electricity during April to November was 5.1 percent, data released by commerce ministry showed.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in April issued a new regulation, which came into effect from October 16, requiring payments companies to store all information about transactions involving Indians solely on computers in the country.
The trend is visible from the data consumption trends in India, where Internet networks expected to carry 646 petabytes of data per day by 2022, up from 108 petabytes of data per day in 2017.
Several cases of personal data breaches by tech giants like Facebook and Google came to the government's notice only after the companies released public statements
Facebook identified 48 disruptions of its services in eight countries in the first half this year, compared to 46 disruptions in 12 countries in the second half of 2017.
By the October 15 deadline, almost 80 percent of industry players including Amazon, Alibaba and WhatsApp have managed to comply with data storage norms issued by RBI.
Security experts fear that if this avenue is exploited by cyber criminals, it could lead to cases of identity theft or blackmail.
RBI is taking stock of the progress on a fortnightly basis. But it is yet to issue any extension or clarification on the same
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RS Sharma said India has created a number of platforms which generate huge amounts of data and cited examples like GST and UPI.