WhatsApp has filed an action in India against a prescription of the government, which must ensure that the provider must ensure that messages in your own messenger can be accessed. This reports the Indian newspaper The Hindu citing the operator of the Messenger. Accordingly, a rule of the specifications presented in February states that operators have to assist social networks on request to communicate the author or the author of a divided information divided therein. Because the messenger of Facebook the news but end-to-end-cased, Konne WhatsApp do not afford that. A duty to break the closure of clarifications against data protection rights of the people in India, are given to WhatsApp.
Government vs. social networks
The rules for the recovery of information had been announced in February, shortly after the Indian government had also approached high-social networks for coarse farmers’ protests. With the presentation of the new duties, the operators were given three months to implement them at that time. This deadline until the conversion obligation has now expired. The specifications also provide that networks have to be lost content within 36 hours if there is a judicial request. The action against the requirements for the recovery of content was now submitted before Delhi High Court.
The discussion in court is now another step in the increasingly escalating disputes between India’s government under Premier Narendra Modi and social networks. Although sab place in the country for years again and again on Internet locks when it comes to the occurrence of protests, but last were the social networks in particular in focus. So in the course of the peasant protests, targeted twitter locks against hundred accounts and at the end of April had allegedly had Facebook "inadvertently" Contributions hiding in which the jerkiness of modes was required. The is in the face of the catastrophic corona situation in his country in criticism. At the beginning of this week, empty Buros of Twitter in New Delhi were visited by India’s anti-terrorism unity, as reported to the New York Times.