EP720 – Why has WhatsApp claimed Centre’s new social media rules endanger privacy? | Nation Wants To Know
26 MAY 2021 07:32 IST | TIMES NOW TV | 16 MIN 54 SEC
In this episode of Nation Wants To Know Padmaja Joshi takes on the discussion of the WhatsApp vs Centre debate. Facebook-owned WhatsApp has moved to the Delhi High Court, challenging the government’s new set of social media rules.
‘Even Sec 72 of IT Act specifically protects the privacy of individuals and makes it actionable in the event if there is a breach of privacy’, Abhishek Malhotra, Technology Law Expert, tells TIMES NOW.
‘Govt respects the right to privacy and has no intention to violate any personal space but there are requirements when it comes to the security & sovereignty of India’, Shaina, Spokesperson BJP, tells TIMES NOW.
‘Every law or weapon can be misused but it doesn’t mean that govt should not have given weapons to his Army or not have laws in place to deal with unforeseen circumstances’ Jiten Jain, Director, Voyager Infosec, tells TIMES NOW.
Watch the full video to know more.