Delhi HC: WhatsApp’s users forced into agreement over ‘take it or leave it’ privacy policy

Posted on: August 27, 2022 at 7:13 pm, in
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The Delhi High Court, in dismissing Facebook and WhatsApp’s appeals against the Competition Commission of India’s order for a probe into WhatsApp’s 2021 privacy policy, stated that the policy update placed messaging app users in a “take-it-or-leave-it” situation, effectively forcing them into agreement by providing a mirage of choice. The division bench of Chief Justice […]

WhatsApp’s new features cater to privacy protection

Posted on: August 9, 2022 at 6:44 pm, in
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On Tuesday, WhatsApp announced three new privacy features. The three new features will allow users to leave groups silently, opt who can and cannot see them online, and block screenshots of view-once messages. They will also be able to leave groups without announcing it to the entire channel. WhatsApp is owned Facebook (FB) parent company […]