India's move to protect citizens' data is resonating globally, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
By Anandita Singh Mankotia & Anumeha Chaturvedi, ET Bureau Last Updated: Aug 08, 2020, 01:19 PM IST

NEW DELHI: India has taken the lead in ensuring data security and sovereignty of its citizens by blocking apps such as TikTok and US President Donald Trump has taken note of this move in his executive orders, said telecom and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday.

"India has been pursuing all means to protect the digital security, privacy, and rights of its citizens. It has exercised sovereign powers for defence and security of India while blocking apps including TikTok and the move is now resonating globally," Prasad told ET...