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Data colonisation the new looming danger

Updated : June 27, 2019 01:31 PM IST

Until the turn of the 21st century, data used to be in megabytes (MB) and gigabytes (GB). Now, with the advent of the digital era, this data is measured in zettabytes (ZB), equivalent to 1 trillion gigabytes.
Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal announced that data localisation norms had been kept out of the final e-commerce policy draft, leaving the issue to the Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) Ministry that is working on a data protection bill. 
Data colonisation the new looming danger
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