The era of data-globalism is over. The absolute free flow of data across borders and national jurisdictions is no longer viable. Whether for reasons of security or economics, the slow slide towards collective protectionism in the United States and Europe is unmistakable. In China, it is absolute. Where then does this leave India, a country that opened its doors and its oversized data market to the rest of the world, including Chinese firms and investors, but who’s leaders and technology champions are more than aggrieved?