The Economic Times reports that India may make changes to its Personal Data Protection Bill after government officials met with members of U.S. tech companies to discuss their concerns related to data localization in the proposed bill. One potential change includes relaxing the mandate that all personal data be stored in the country and instead store only "critical" or "sensitive" information. Additionally, proposed changes could reduce the number of times a company executive could be jailed for violating data breach security. A number of international companies raised concerns that data localization of Indians would impact planned investments.
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