JPC on data protection: Paytm says yes to govt regulation, Google differs

Topics Parliament | data protection | Paytm

Financial services provider Paytm and global search engine giant Google, which deposed before the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) with their inputs on the personal data protection architecture in India, posted a wide divergence on the issue of government regulation. While Paytm was open to being regulated and even offered to provide an encryption key to the government, Google wanted minimal government control. Both were cross-questioned on the feasibility of their position. Paytm said it wanted the government to ensure that all companies in the digital sphere offering services in Ind.....

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