WhatsApp, govt at loggerheads over traceability of messages2 min read . Updated: 24 Aug 2018, 05:01 PM IST
Building traceability will undermine end-to-end encryption,says WhatsApp, even as India builds pressure on the Facebook-owned firm to curb spread of fake news
New Delhi: The face-off between Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp and the Central government continued on Thursday. After WhatsApp said it was not possible to trace the origin of a message on its platform, given its privacy settings, the government appeared unwilling to give in and, instead, sought “technical innovation" from the company to address the issue.
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