Proton CEO Is Shutting Down India VPN Servers to Protest Cybersecurity Rules

The Swiss firm behind well-known virtual-private-network service Proton VPN is pulling its servers from India, the newest supplier to take action in response to new authorities guidelines that corporations and rights teams say threaten customers’ privateness.

India’s company overseeing laptop safety will efficient Sunday require VPN operators within the nation to gather data comparable to prospects’ names, e mail addresses and the IP addresses they use to connect with the web. The businesses should preserve the information for not less than 5 years and furnish it to authorities when requested.