WhatsApp surveillance spyware: Supreme Court refuses to entertain petition by RSS ideologue

Shruti Mahajan December 2 2019

The Supreme Court today asked former RSS ideologue KN Govindacharya to withdraw his petition seeking perjury action against WhatsApp after the NSO Group surveillance scandal surfaced.

The petition had sought action against the Facebook subsidiary for perjury on the grounds that WhatsApp claims that there is end-to-end encryption in the app which protects the same from being breached. A Court monitored SIT to look into the matter was also prayed for by petitioner.

The Bench of Chief . . .

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