Centre To WhatsApp: Want Location, Identity Of Those Spreading Fake News - Etv
Thu, Nov 01, 2018, 11:43 AM
Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad met WhatsApp Vice President Chris Daniels and insisted that the institutional integrity of the platform be maintained ahead of the crucial elections. He said that the government has not sought decryption of WhatsApp messages but it wanted to know the location and the people misusing the platform to spread the fake news that provokes violence and other serious crimes threatening lives of many. WhatsApp Vice President Chris Daniels is learned to have given assurance on this aspect.