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Why WhatsApp is dragging the Indian government to court this week

26/05/2021

WhatsApp has sued the Indian government in Delhi high court over its new intermediary rules. These rules — which are coming into effect starting today — force chat platforms to find the ” first originator” of a message, endangering end-to-end encryption provided by WhatsApp, Signal, and other platforms. In a...
WhatsApp has sued the Indian government in Delhi high court over its new intermediary rules. These rules — which are coming into effect starting today — force chat platforms to find the ” first originator” of a message, endangering end-to-end encryption provided by WhatsApp, Signal, and other platforms. In a statement, the Facebook-owned service said that traceability will meddle with people’s privacy on the platform. The company added that it’ll continue engaging with the Indian government to find a middle ground: Requiring messaging apps to “trace” chats is the equivalent of asking us to keep a fingerprint of every single…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: WhatsApp WhatsApp has sued the Indian government in Delhi high court over its new intermediary rules. These rules — which are coming into effect starting today — force chat platforms to find the ” first originator” of a message, endangering end-to-end encryption provided by WhatsApp, Signal, and other platforms. In a statement, the Facebook-owned service said that traceability will meddle with people’s privacy on the platform. The company added that it’ll continue engaging with the Indian government to find a middle ground: Requiring messaging apps to “trace” chats is the equivalent of asking us to keep a fingerprint of every single…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: WhatsApp
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