Surfshark VPN Shuts Down India Servers

 Surfshark VPN Shuts Down India Servers

Surfshark VPN Shuts Down India Servers



The giant VPN service provider named SurfShark will be the second VPN service provider after Express VPN to shut down its India server following the new directives of cybersecurity. Recently, a wing of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology known as CERT-In (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team) released new guidelines for proxy service providers. But VPN service providers are not seeming to be happy with this development and some of them have chosen to take down their Indian servers. But why VPN service providers are not in favor of new cybersecurity directives and what CERT-In mentioned in newly released guidelines? There are still many questions that have to be answered in this article. If you follow this page till it’s not ended then you will surely get the details that you are looking for related to this headline (SurfShark VPN took down India servers). 

Express VPN was the first to take down its India server and it is sure it will not be the last to do the same as SurfShark VPN also has decided to shut its India server. Some rumors also claim that Nord VPN could be the next service provider to take down servers in India. But what is the reason behind this sudden shutting down of India servers by VPN service providers? Let’s explore things in the next section of this article.


According to the new cybersecurity directive all VPN service provider companies have to store the data of their users for a significant period of time which is said to be a minimum of 5 years. The new Indian data regulation laws made compel all VPN service providers to save the data of its user who used their VPN service, service providers have to save data of their users such as IP address used by the user, websites visited, time period while using VPN and user’s name or email address. Fetch further details in the next section of this column.





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