Government examining WhatsApp's user policy changes amid privacy debate

Government examining WhatsApp's user policy changes amid privacy debate

The government is examining and evaluating the recent privacy policy update announced by WhatsApp, amid an outcry over the controversial changes linking data of WhatsApp users to Facebook's other products and services, according to sources. Internal discussions are on within the IT Ministry over the implications of the recent move by the Facebook-owned messaging platform, they said. Sources further said that WhatsApp's policy update would also be evaluated in the context of the current legal framework.

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