Indian govt will impose WhatsApp traceability provision even if court rules it out

Nick Clegg, the head of meta policy, was informed that the government would impose traceability on WhatsApp for security and law enforcement purposes in any case, even if the courts overturned a legal clause requiring the ability to identify the message’s initial sender.

As end-to-end encryption of WhatsApp communications is a key component of the platform, Meta is wary of the traceability clause.


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