Why data privacy has become a nightmare for Indian startups4 min read 12 Jul 2022, 05:57 AM IST
No matter how stringent any Indian privacy law is on paper, the state is bound to seek a large exemption for itself on grounds of national security
Twitter Inc. recently took the Indian government to court over what it views as “arbitrary" and “disproportionate" directions to take down content and block accounts. Last year, Meta Platforms Inc.’s WhatsApp began legal proceedings in New Delhi against India’s new internet rules demanding traceability of chats. Such an obligation, the messaging service contends, will force it to break its promise of end-to-end encryption, posing a serious risk to journalists and political activists.
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