Create Robust Data Centres
Apropos ‘For Data Protection Minus Data Residency’ (Aug 4). You are right to say that data on Indians should necessarily reside in India, and that the ‘minus residency’ feature must be removed. Towards this objective, two actions are needed. Firstly, India must necessarily possess adequate data centre capacity within the country. Secondly, it must have sovereign control on Internet over its soil. Surely, a wider debate on global best practices in data protection, leading to a firm policy will help.