“We want to reinforce that this update does not expand our ability to share data with Facebook. Our goal is to provide transparency and new options available to interact with companies so that they can serve their customers to create, ”said a WhatsApp spokesperson.
The spokesperson added that WhatsApp will always protect personal messages with end-to-end encryption, so that neither WhatsApp nor Facebook can go down.
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“We are working to bring disinformation closer and we remain available to answer any questions,” the spokesperson said.
The letter said that with more than 400 million users in India, the changes will have a disproportionate impact on the country’s citizens, he said.
It has also asked WhatsApp to provide details of the services they provide in India, the categories of data collected and the permits and consents requested. He has also asked WhatsApp to remove the proposed changes and reconsider his sobriety that instills information privacy, freedom of choice and data security.