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Is India going where U.S. fears to tread?

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • India, USA
  • -
  • October 27 2012

While Congress has bottled up proposals that the government promulgate even voluntary cybersecurity standards for private companies, in India the government and industry appear to be walking hand-in-hand down the road to such standards

Outsourcing companies in India do not need consent

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • India
  • -
  • September 3 2011

Indian outsourcing firms that handle personal data do not need written consent from data subjects in other countries in order to process their information in India, according to a clarification issued late last month by India’s Ministry of Communications & Information Technology

US-India homeland security collaboration deepens as India invests more than $10 billion in homeland security in 2011

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • India, USA
  • -
  • July 7 2011

In May 2011, DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano traveled to India and participated in the first US-India Homeland Security Dialogue

India lightens up on communications companies -- a bit

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • India
  • -
  • June 23 2011

India’s Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has released new license amendments for communications providers that address network security issues and supersede previous amendments, including some issued in 2010, which we previously reported on

Next -- will India now restrict the sale of foreign telecom equipment?

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • India
  • -
  • May 6 2011

The Indian Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRAI) is recommending measures to boost the domestic manufacture of telecommunications equipment, to the detriment of foreign equipment makers

India finalizes data privacy, security, and third-party content rules

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • India
  • -
  • May 6 2011

India has finalized regulations establishing new data privacy and security requirements for companies doing business there, including a requirement that companies obtain individuals' consent before collecting or disclosing personal information

India proposes onerous rules on data privacy, security, and responsibility for third-party content

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • India
  • -
  • February 12 2011

India has released draft regulations implementing parts of the Information Technology (Amendment) Act, 2008 dealing with protection of personal information, data security, and responsibility of service providers for IP infringement and publication of "harmful" content

Changes to EAR will ease dual use, space, and medical exports to India

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • India, USA
  • -
  • February 1 2011

On January 25, 2011, the Bureau of Industry and Security, Department of Commerce (BIS), eliminated major restrictions contained in the Export Administration Regulations on high-technology trade with India

India issues harsh new rules for communications companies

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • India
  • -
  • August 14 2010

In the great game of who can impose the greatest burdens on communications companies, India has just upped the ante in a big way

India imposes stringent requirements on foreign network equipment

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • India
  • -
  • April 6 2010

Meanwhile, with all eyes focused on Chinese censorship of the Internet and cyberattacks on U.S. companies, India has quietly taken another path that could jeopardize U.S. technology companies’ intellectual property and threaten their commercial prospects in India