TRAI Wants To Regulate Cloud Services Market In India

August 29, 2017

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) recommended to the government of India that it should amend legal assistance treaties signed with foreign countries to facilitate lawful interception of data available on cloud computers.
The telecom regulator has suggested the government to consider to enact an overarching and comprehensive data protection law covering all sectors for the cloud services.
In its recommendation on framework for cloud services in India, the regulator has suggested formation of a Cloud Service Advisory Group. It also said that the country should consider negotiating new Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties (MLATs).
Recently, Gartner analysed that public Cloud services market in India will reach $1.8 billion by the end of 2017, and as per 451 Research, India will soon become a powerhouse of Cloud computing in Asia-Pacific, on-par with China.

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