While companies like Apple have fought to protect their customer’s data, Indian firms such as Reliance Jio and Paytm advocate for less privacy. A mindset change about the Right to Privacy is overdue, and the technology holds the answers.
The government wants ‘traceability’ of WhatsApp messages, and a child porn case from August may be the excuse it is looking for.
WhatsApp is allowing 30 days to users to opt out from data sharing with Facebook, but despite that some data will be shared.