Antitrust Antitrust

WhatsApp privacy policy attracts Indian lawsuit, injunction call over national security claims

By Freny Patel
  • 17 Jan 2021 20:33
  • 19 May 2021 00:19
A lawsuit targeting WhatsApp in India is set to proceed, with the messaging service’s decision last week to push back the deadline of a controversial privacy update not affecting the legal action’s timetable.

Speaking to MLex, privacy advocate Chaitanya Rohilla, who brought the petition to the Delhi High Court on Jan.

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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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