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Indian government asks court to stop WhatsApp pushing privacy policy notifications

By Freny Patel
  • 04 Jun 2021 06:24
  • 04 Jun 2021 06:24
The Indian Government has asked the Delhi High Court to stop WhatsApp from "pushing notifications" on existing users who have yet to accept the messaging service's controversial 2021 privacy policy.

In an affidavit filed on Thursday, the government also asked the court to direct the Facebook-owned messaging service to provide a record

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Freny Patel


Freny has been covering antitrust law, M&A and regulations for over a decade, serving as Asia editor at Policy and Regulatory Report. Prior to joining as an editor at Mergermarket, she headed the banking bureau of a leading Indian financial daily, Business Standard. When India privatized the insurance sector, she had her own column in The Observer.

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