Facebook-owned WhatsApp has moved the Delhi High Court against the government over the new Internet media rules. Under the new rules, message services must find out who initiated a message. A WhatsApp spokesperson has confirmed that the company approached the Delhi High Court on 25 May against the recently implemented IT rules.
The company has termed these rules a violation of the right to privacy granted to the people under the constitution. This step has been taken at a time when new ones. Social media companies more and more accountable and responsible through information technology regulations.
The process of making is going on. A WhatsApp spokesperson said that the need for the messaging app to monitor chat is equivalent to asking them to keep a fingerprint of every message sent on WhatsApp. The spokesperson said that it would break the end-to-end encryption and weaken people's right to privacy. The new information technology regulations came into effect on Wednesday 26 May.