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Central government opposes Whatsapp New Privacy Policy

The Central Government has requested the Delhi High Court to stop WhatsApp from implementing its new Privacy Policy. The government said that due to the new WhatsApp policy, the risk of data misuse of citizens will increase.

Central government gave affidavit in High Court

The affidavit was presented by the central government in the court hearing on Friday. In this affidavit, the central government said, ‘It is humbly prayed that WhatsApp can be banned by this honorable court from implementing its new privacy policy.’ Let me tell you that in the hearing held on February 2, the court sought a response from the central government on the petition challenging the new privacy policy of WhatsApp. After which the government has filed its answer.

Dr. Seema Singh has filed the petition

In this case, Dr. Seema Singh, who filed a petition in the Delhi High Court, said that WhatsApp had given its consent to the users to share data with Facebook or to close their accounts after 8 February. Was threatened However, due to heavy opposition from the users, this policy has been put on hold till 15 May.

Request for instructions for data security

Dr. Seema Singh said in the petition that the law regarding data is limited to a great extent. There is a need to create an action plan to regulate it. The petition has asked all the apps and organizations working in India to direct the government to the court to protect the data of the citizens.

People seeking the option of privacy policy

The petitioner also urged the High Court to provide an option to WhatsApp to withdraw its new policy (Whatsapp New Privacy Policy) or opt out of the privacy policy of January 4, 2021. Those who have accepted the privacy policy should also be given the option to opt out. Now after the response of the Central Government, the High Court will hear the next hearing in this matter.

केंद्र सरकार ने Whatsapp New Privacy Policy का किया विरोध


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