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SC asks WhatsApp, why did you change your privacy policy after FB takeover

You were not sharing it in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015. Why you want to share it in 2016? SC

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The Supreme Court on Monday asked online messaging service WhatsApp why it changed its policy of non-sharing of data of its users after its acquisition by the social networking site Facebook in 2016 to permit sharing of the attributes of its users. "You were not sharing it in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015. Why you want to share it in 2016?" asked the five judge constriction bench of Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.K. Sikri, Justice Amitava Roy, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice Mohan M. Shantanagoudar. "There is a third party also on your network," said Justice ...

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First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 10:41 IST
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