Why You Should Quit WhatsApp :2 billion people should be careful.

Whatsapp, the popular messenger application has posed serious threats to around 2 billion users that are impossible to resolve. WhatsApp offers end-to-end encryption for its messaging platform by default, but the platform itself is owned by Meta, known for its privacy-related scandals, and appears to engage in an outstanding amount of data collection. According to some new reports, users who value privacy may be better served jumping to a more secure and private messaging platform.  Those on the fence or who may need a push may also find this video…

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India Gives WhatsApp 7 Days to Roll Back New Privacy Policy

India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) on Wednesday has directed Facebook-owned messaging platform WhatsApp to take back its contentious new privacy policy, according to government sources quoted by ANI. According to MeitY, deferral of the privacy policy beyond May 15, 2021, does not absolve WhatsApp from respecting the values of informational privacy, data security and user choice for Indian users, sources told ANI. MeitY has reportedly given WhatsApp seven days to reply to its notice. If WhatsApp’s response isn’t deemed satisfactory, the Indian government may take legal action…

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