Possible to identify originators of WhatsApp messages, IIT Madras Professor

Meera Emmanuel July 25 2019

Challenging the submissions made so far by the messaging platform, a technical expert from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, yesterday told the Madras High Court that it is possible to add an identification tag to WhatsApp messages, and thereby trace the original sender.

The Bench of Justices S Manikumar and Subramonium Prasad was told that it is possible, in a metaphorical sense, to alter . . .

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