The matter is still under consideration in the Delhi High Court regarding the new policy. The ministry has clearly stated that the new WhatsApp policy is going to break many Indian laws. The ministry has sought a reply from WhatsApp within seven days and has also said that strict steps can be taken against WhatsApp if a satisfactory response is not received.
WhatsApp’s reply in High Court
What is the new policy of WhatsApp?
WhatsApp users who upload, submit, store, send or receive content, the company can use it anywhere. The company can also share that data. It was previously claimed that if the user does not ‘Agree’ with this policy, then he will not be able to use his account. However, the company later described it as optional.
Sending reminders to users will continue
Central government has expressed objection
Delhi High Court sought reply till May 13
Parliamentary committee has also summoned
Can keep chat history on mobile
If users do not want to accept the new privacy, then they can keep their chat history on the phone. Once the account is deleted, users will be removed from all groups. He will not be able to delete the message from the message history. Their WhatsApp backup data will also be deleted.