Tag: Whatsapp Privacy Policy

Supreme Court
WhatsApp privacy policy: New data protection Bill is underway, Centre tells SC

The submission by the Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta, on behalf of the Centre, came during a hearing on a batch of pleas challenging the instant messaging app WhatsApp's privacy policy.

  • Thursday, 29 September 2022
WhatsApp Toes Govt's Line, Tells HC Won't Enforce Privacy Policy

WhatsApp's counsel also accepted that its commitment is "we need to fit in the law".

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
WhatsApp & FB
HC Refuses To Stay CCI Notice To Facebook, Whatsapp In Privacy Policy Matter

The Delhi High Court has refused to stay the Competition Commission of India (CCI) notice asking Facebook and WhatsApp to furnish certain information in relation to a probe ordered by it into the instant messaging app's new privacy policy.

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Restrain WhatsApp From Implementing Privacy Policy: Centre To HC
WhatsApp Reiterates Its Stand On New Privacy Policy Till India Gets PDP Law

"We reiterate that we have already responded to the Government of India and assured them that the privacy of users remains our highest priority. As a reminder, the recent update does not change the privacy of people's personal messages."

  • Thursday, 03 June 2021
WhatsApp New Privacy Policy Row In India; Telegram Vouches For User Privacy

Telegram on Thursday reiterated that unlike many other messaging apps, it is not dependent on a third-party platform to store its user data that leads to an additional layer of security, thus eliminating the possibilities of a back-door access.

  • Friday, 21 May 2021
WhatsApp Expands Status Messaging To Reassure Users About Privacy
WhatsApp Privacy Policy: 'Individual Chats Protected As Users Shun Platform'

New Delhi: Facing intense criticism over its upcoming policy on February 8 as users leave the platform for rivals Telegram and Signal, WhatsApp on Tuesday issued a clarification, saying that individual chats would not be affected by the changes. “We want to address some rumours and be 100 per cent clear we continue to protect […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Mark Zuckerberg Defends WhatsApp Privacy Policy Amid India Backlash

New Delhi: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has defended the upcoming WhatsApp privacy policy that has witnessed a massive backlash in India, saying that the update does not change the privacy of anyone’s messages with friends and family. The WhatsApp policy has now been put on hold till May 15. It aims to share commercial user […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Can't Read Your Chats With New Privacy Policy: Whatsapp

New Delhi: Facing intense scrutiny over alleged data sharing with Facebook via new privacy policy, WhatsApp has reiterated that personal messages will always be end-to-end encrypted and the company can’t read or listen to them. In a new blog post on Thursday, WhatsApp said that in the coming weeks, it will display a banner in […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
Restrain WhatsApp From Implementing Privacy Policy: Centre To HC
Restrain WhatsApp From Implementing Privacy Policy: Centre To HC

New Delhi: The central government on Friday urged the Delhi High Court to restrain WhatsApp from implementing its new privacy policy. “It is humbly prayed that the Respondent No. 2 [WhatsApp] may be restrained from implementing its new privacy policy and terms of service dated 04.01.2021 from 08.02.2021 or any subsequent date pending adjudication by […]

  • Friday, 02 April 2021