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The march towards an equitable data economy

29th April 2021
The march towards an equitable data economy
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By Sushant Kumar

Over the past few months, many of us have been part of various WhatsApp group debates about migrating to platforms that provide better privacy. The root of these concerns lies in new terms of service circulated by WhatsApp, informing users that data about chats with business accounts would be shared with Facebook. These policies seemed unfair to India as they were not applicable to the European Union (EU), given their strong data protection WhatsApp has provided clarifications regarding the nature of data sharing and reaffirmed its commitment to privacy, backed by an extensive media campaign.

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