The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is likely to recommend as part of its consultative process on data ownership that data portability should be accessible to everyone.

Data portability will be soon coming to India. Consumers will have an opportunity to export their data, which would end data monopoly by a few big players. TRAI Chairman RS Sharma described data portability like this:Data portability means that a subscriber who is the owner of the data shared on any social media site can authorise another such site to take the data for purposes assigned.

Although the article continues with the fact that this comes with a catch. Continue reading the article here

Data portability will be the new standard in the EU, and it’s becoming more popular worldwide. Read more as to how you can comply with the rules, and how you can get the most from it as an individual or a company here.