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WhatsApp receives notice from Indian Supreme Court on privacy policy

By Freny Patel
  • 18 Feb 2021 01:57
  • 19 May 2021 00:22
The Supreme Court of India has threatened to intervene to protect the privacy rights of citizens in the wake of the proposed change in WhatsApp's privacy policy. 
WhatsApp announced a change in its privacy policy (see here) on Jan. 4, requiring users outside the European Union either to agree to an updated privacy policy

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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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