India to tighten data-secrecy laws

Thursday, 30 June 2005, 3:03 AM EST

India will tighten laws to prevent cyber crimes and ensure data secrecy after a call center employee allegedly sold personal data on 1,000 British customers, an official said Wednesday.

The scandal has shaken India's booming outsourcing industry, which provides telemarketing services, call center operations, payroll accounting, and credit card processing for hundreds of Western companies.

At Security Pipeline.

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