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May 9th, 2016
India’s New Draft Bill for Geospatial Information Could be a Rs 100 Crore Headache for Google, Apple

The Indian government has prepared a draft law that if implemented will make it mandatory for maps and navigation services like Google Maps, Apple Maps or Here Maps to secure a licence from the government for operating in India. Under the draft bill, those violating the law will be slapped with a fine ranging from Rs 1 crore to Rs 100 crore and/or jail for up to seven years. The government has put the draft bill for comments from public until next month. The law, if implemented, could have big implications on the current maps services used by millions of users in India. Here are a few important things you need to understand about the draft bill. Read More at BGR