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WhatsApp asked by Indian government to withdraw 'discriminatory' privacy-policy changes

By Freny Patel
  • 20 Jan 2021 03:03
  • 19 May 2021 00:21
WhatsApp has attracted the wrath of the Indian government, which called on the messaging app to reverse its privacy policy for India announced earlier in the year. In a strongly worded letter to WhatsApp’s chief executive office Will Cathcart, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said the proposed policy could

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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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