The extent to which privacy frameworks are standardised around the world will be "very, very critical" to driving digital trade, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said at the India Ideas Summit of the US-India Business Council in Washington DC, The Hindu reports. He said that India and the US have “reasonably aligned” values around freedom and expression and a free and open internet, and thus ought to take the lead in establishing privacy frameworks "both for users to have choice and total transparency and for companies to be accountable as well". Pichai added the free flow of information was essential for digital trade, but that better safeguards were also needed around user privacy, which people are "increasingly" and "rightfully" concerned about. https://twitter.com/mshaks01/status/1138892375131009025 Pichai also spoke about... Digital payments in India: Google thought India would be the best market to push the future of digital payments as…
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