New Delhi: A PIL in the Delhi High Court has alleged that WhatsApp is violating the right to privacy and is a threat to national security.
The petition listed before the SC bench challenged WhatsApp’s recent terms and privacy updation and demanded an immediate moratorium on the company’s terms and conditions.
According to the highlights of the FAQ, the following are summarized:
1. Whatsapp cannot see your private messages or listen to your calls nor can Facebook.
2. WhatsApp does not keep logs of people messaging or calling people.
3. Whatsapp cannot see your shared location nor can Facebook.
4. WhatsApp does not share its contacts with Facebook.
5. WhatsApp Group Be private.
6. You can set your messages to disappear.
7. You can download your data.
On Monday, concerned over private group chat links available on Google search, WhatsApp said that they had asked Google not to index such chats and advised users not to share group chat links on publicly accessible websites . Google had invited invite links for private WhatsApp group chats, meaning that anyone could join various private chat groups with a simple search.