Zee Media Bureau
What could be termed a not so good news for the Facebook-owned instant messaging app is that the court asked the government to examine feasibility of bringing messaging platforms like WhatsApp under regulatory framework.
The new policy is likely to come into effect from September 25, however,it is not compulsory for users to agree to the new policy.
While passing its order on the petition on Friday, the High Court also asked the instant messaging app to remove all the information and data of users who decide to delete account and not to share it with Facebook. The court added that the data of users shared on the platform before 25th Sept should not be used by WhatsApp