Hackers Take Advantage of India’s Loose Data Privacy Laws

SiliconIndia reports:

India has some of the loosest data policy laws on the planet. Hackers have seen these loose data privacy laws as the opening they need to steal data and sell it on the black market. Regulations are changing, but many experts that are seeing the importance of data protection feel that they are not moving at a fast-enough pace.

Since India lacks comprehensive privacy laws, little is being done to protect people’s personal data. The Personal Data Protection Bill is an initial step by the lower house of parliament in India to provide a level of security. This bill is designed to regulate how the personal data of people in India is used by companies, the government, and law enforcement.

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