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WhatsApp cites privacy issues; Obey, orders Govt
Pioneeredge | 27/05/2021 11:23 AM | Click to read full article
Refusing to come under pressure from the Government to embrace its new rules even a day after expiry of the deadline, Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Wednesday challenged the provision of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021.
Forcing the platform to build the ability to identify the first originator of information in India would infringe upon the privacy of every individual who uses WhatsApp in India, the company has argued.