Top Amazon officials appear before Parliamentary panel on data protection

Topics Amazon | Parliament

Top officials of e-commerce giant Amazon appeared on Wednesday before the joint parliamentary committee (JPC) looking into the Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill, 2019.  Earlier, experts at the Jeff Bezos-led firm had expressed their inability to appear before the JPC, citing travel restrictions due to Covid-19. The JPC saw this as “breach of privilege of Parliament” and planned to take “coercive” action against the e-commerce behemoth.  It was then decided that a team of Amazon experts based in India would appear before the committee and ma.....

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