Delhi High Court Whatsapp case calls for urgent government action to protect user privacy

Today (September 23, 2016) the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi passed orders in the case of Karmanya Singh Sareen and Anr. v. Union of India [W.P. (C) 7663/2016]. The case related to a prayer by the petitioners regarding a threat to their privacy due to product changes in the popular messaging application WhatsApp. These changes related to its integration with the social media platform Facebook and the protections under the privacy policy of WhatsApp. We await the order of the court at this time.

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