Majority of Indians claim personal data leaks from government, telecoms, and banks

  • In a report conducted by LocalCircles, 72% of Indians believe their personal data is in the public domain due to government, banks, and telecom companies.
  • Of the respondents, 81% blamed local government offices, 75% blamed telecom service providers, and 69% blamed banks and financial services for the leaks.
  • The Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, aiming for lawful and fair data usage, is under consideration in the Parliament.
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