Privacy issue in Supreme Court: Court told WhatsApp – you will be a trillion dollar company, but people’s privacy is more important than money
Fear among Indians about your new policy
The court also supported the plea of senior advocate Shyam Dewan, in which he said that there is no law on data protection in India. A bench of Chief Justice Bobde, Justice AS Bopanna and Justice V Ramasubramaniam said in a note that we are impressed by Mr. Dewan’s plea. Such a law should come into effect. WhatsApp will share data of Indians under its new privacy. There are apprehensions among Indians about this data sharing.
Court’s questions on European rules and the answer from WhatsApp
The Supreme Court has sought a response from WhatsApp on allegations of dropping the privacy standard in India compared to Europe. WhatsApp said on this that Europe has special laws about privacy. If there are similar laws in India, then we will follow them also.