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India suggests WhatsApp attaches alphanumeric hash to messages to achieve traceability

By Phoebe Seers
  • 24 Mar 2021 04:18
  • 24 Mar 2021 04:18
The Indian government has suggested that WhatsApp could assign an alphanumeric hash to each message so as to be able to comply with a new requirement that each message should be traceable back to its originator, or the first person who created it. 

The hash travels with the message and in case of

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