People are still outraged by the new policies of WhatsApp. In India, where the application has 400 million users, judicial authorities are evaluating a formal request made by the community in the interest of national security.
The Delhi High Court is evaluating the request made by lawyer Chaitanya Rohilla on the new terms and conditions of WhatsApp, in which the company informs that it will share the data of its users with Facebook and allied companies.
“It practically gives a 360-degree profile of a person’s online activity”Rohilla warned.
According to Reuters, the petition states that WhatsApp puts Indian citizens at risk by sharing, transmitting and storing user data in another country with the information thus governed by foreign laws.
“WhatsApp has mocked our fundamental right to privacy (…) This type of arbitrary behavior and intimidation cannot be accepted in a democracy and is completely ‘ultra vires’ (beyond its powers) and against the fundamental rights enshrined in the Constitution of India “, reads the document.
The petition will be evaluated by the Delhi High Court this Friday. WhatsApp It did not rule on what would be the first legal action against its new privacy policies, which will be in effect from February 8.
WHATSAPP | Come out front
The communiqué of WhatsApp It takes place after having announced the binding nature of the conditions and privacy policies for all its users. Those who do not agree with WhatsApp sharing community data with Facebook and other affiliated companies will not be able to continue using the application.
“We want to address some rumors and be 100% clear: we continue to protect your private messages with end-to-end encryption”, public WhatsApp on his Twitter account.
WhatsAppIn addition, it published an image with all these points about what it does and what not with the data of its users.
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