Google Drive, DropBox BANNED for Government employees! Know why

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Google Drive, DropBox, and other third-party cloud storage services banned by Indian Government for its employees. Here are all the details.

As part of a new Government order, government employees are now restricted from using third-party non-government cloud services. This includes popular could storage services such as Google Drive and DropBox. Along with these cloud services, the government employees are also banned for using VPN services such as NordVPN, ExpressVPN and others. The order has been passed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) and is circulated to all ministries, and departments. All government employees are required to comply with the new rules.

This move comes just weeks after the Indian government directed VPN service providers and data centre companies to storage user data for five years, and even share it with the government when required. First reported by…

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