A WhatsApp spokesperson responded to the affidavit, “We reiterate that we have got already responded to the Government of India and assured them that the privacy of users remains our highest precedence. As a reminder, the recent update does not change the privacy of people’s personal messages. Its purpose is to supply extra information approximately how people can interact with businesses whether they select to take action.”
“We can not limit the functionality of how WhatsApp works in the coming weeks. Instead, we will be able to continue to remind users once in a while approximately the update in addition to when people select to use applicable optional features, like communicating with a commerce that is receiving enhance from Facebook. We are hoping this approach reinforces the choice that every one users have if or not they need to interact with a commerce. We can handle this approach until no less than the forthcoming PDP law comes into effect,” the spokesperson added.
One of the most pleas, which was once the first one to be filed, was once moved by Chaitanya Rohilla, a lawyer, in January this year.
But even so, the policy also does not supply an option to users to review or amend the information, does not supply an option to withdraw consent retrospectively and also fails to assure further nondisclosure by third parties, the affidavit has said.
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