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WhatsApp​ Sues Indian Government, IT Ministry Hits Back

May 27, 2021 12:12 AM IST iVideos iVideos

WhatsApp has filed a lawsuit in the Delhi High Court against the government’s new digital rules. The Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code was supposed to come into effect from May 26.

The new IT rules would reportedly compel WhatsApp to breach the privacy protections. Since WhatsApp’s service is end-to-end encrypted, the company says that the new laws will force them to break the encryption. Will the new rules kill user privacy?

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