Lawsuit says controversial new laws are unconstitutional and violate the right to the preservation of privacyWhatsApp has sued the Indian government over new internet laws which the company says will “severely undermine” the privacy of their users.The new IT laws, which have been described as oppressive and draconian, give the Indian government greater power to monitor online activity, including on encrypted apps such as WhatsApp and Signal. They were passed in February but were due to come into effect on Wednesday. Related: ‘Wolf in watchdog’s clothing’: India’s new digital media laws spark fears for freedoms Continue reading…

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