Whatsapp Privacy-policy

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Centre asks WhatsApp to withdraw changes to privacy policy, says it is discriminatory towards Indians
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Centre asks WhatsApp to withdraw changes to privacy policy, says it is discriminatory towards Indians

In a letter to WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart, the government said the proposed new changes raise 'grave concerns' about the 'choice and autonomy of Indian citizens'

'Don't join WhatsApp, it’s voluntary': Delhi HC tells petitioner challenging platform's new privacy policy
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'Don't join WhatsApp, it’s voluntary': Delhi HC tells petitioner challenging platform's new privacy policy

The court also said that if the terms and conditions of most mobile apps are read, 'you would be surprised as to what all you are consenting to'. It adjourned the hearing to 25 January

Parliamentary panel summons Facebook, Twitter officials over misuse of social media platforms on 21 Jan
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Parliamentary panel summons Facebook, Twitter officials over misuse of social media platforms on 21 Jan

The summons comes amid a raging debate after messaging platform WhatsApp updated its privacy policy. The panel, chaired by Shashi Tharoor, will hear the representations from 4:00 pm

WhatsApp delays new privacy policy by three months amid backlash over data sharing with Facebook
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WhatsApp delays new privacy policy by three months amid backlash over data sharing with Facebook

WhatsApp now says it is now going to use the three-month delay to better communicate both the changes in its new policy and its long-standing privacy practices

WhatsApp's Privacy Policy, Terms of Service update does not affect the privacy of your messages in any way, company says
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WhatsApp's Privacy Policy, Terms of Service update does not affect the privacy of your messages in any way, company says

WhatsApp has released a clarification on how the new policy is different, what has changed, how the new policies work for business accounts and personal messaging and more.

WhatsApp updates Terms of Service, privacy policy, asks users to accept by 8 February
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WhatsApp updates Terms of Service, privacy policy, asks users to accept by 8 February

WhatsApp's new terms and privacy policy will take effect on 8 February 2021, and users are supposed to accept the terms by then.

Expert committee set up to identify country's data protection issues, Centre tells Supreme Court
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Expert committee set up to identify country's data protection issues, Centre tells Supreme Court

The Centre told apex court that after the committee's report is submitted, "there is a possibility that the law shall be passed regulating data protection".

WhatsApp privacy policy: Government working on data protection framework
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WhatsApp privacy policy: Government working on data protection framework

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told a five-judge constitution bench that the Trai was in the process of evolving the data protection framework.

The Delhi High Court allows WhatsApp's new privacy policy, but restricts scope of shared data
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The Delhi High Court allows WhatsApp's new privacy policy, but restricts scope of shared data

The Delhi High Court on Friday allowed WhatsApp to roll out its new privacy policy but said it cannot share data of its users collected up to September 25, 2016.

WhatsApp tells Delhi High Court it does not access user data; its Privacy Policy says otherwise
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WhatsApp tells Delhi High Court it does not access user data; its Privacy Policy says otherwise

The Delhi High Court has asked WhatsApp to file a short affidavit before 20 September explaining the factual position.

WhatsApp's new privacy policy: Are you really surprised?
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WhatsApp's new privacy policy: Are you really surprised?

The latest conundrum over WhatsApp's privacy policy reminds me of the old adage - All good things come to an end.

WhatsApp's new privacy policy is unfair, but legal
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WhatsApp's new privacy policy is unfair, but legal

WhatsApp has always made huge promises of safeguarding privacy, whether through the introduction of end-to-end encryption or through its promise of no compromise with privacy following its acquisition by Facebook.