Defying the orders of the Delhi High Court regarding sharing of the user’s account information and data that has been collected till September 25, with its parent company, Facebook, WhatsApp has gone against the court rule and has said that it will share the information with Facebook as it had planned earlier.
The Court Verdict
The court had also directed the Indian government to consider the issue regarding the functioning of the instant messaging apps like WhatsApp and has requested them to take appropriate decisions with respect to the feasibility of bringing the social messaging app functions under the framework of the statutory regulations.
In response to the Delhi High Court’s order against sharing of user data with Facebook, a spokesperson of WhatsApp was quoted saying on Thursday in a statement, that the ruling giving by the court will not have any impact on the company’s earlier planned updates of the terms and policy of service.
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