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WhatsApp treating Indian users differently from Europeans matter of concern: Centre to HC

The Hindu | 25/01/2021 01:49 PM | Click to read full article

The Centre on Monday told the Delhi High Court that WhatsApp was treating Indian users differently from its European ones with regard to opting out of its new privacy policy, and this was a matter of concern for the government which is looking into it.

By not giving Indian users the option to opt-out of sharing their data with other companies of Facebook, WhatsApp prima facie appears to be treating users with an “all or nothing approach”.