Whatsapp sues Indian government over privacy rules

Whatsapp sues Indian government over privacy rules


WhatsApp is suing the Indian government over new digital rules that will force the messaging service to violate privacy protections.

Whatsapp sues Indian government over privacy rules

It said rules that require tracing the origin of chats were the equivalent of keeping a “fingerprint of every single message sent on the service”.

In February, the government introduced new guidelines to regulate content on social media and streaming platforms.

India is WhatsApp’s largest market with about 400 million users.

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