CCI Orders Probe into WhatsApp’s Privacy Policy

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The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered an investigation into the updated privacy policy and service terms of WhatsApp for suspected anti-competitive practices. The CCI has asked its director general of investigation to complete the probe in two months. A spokesperson for WhatsApp said the company was committed to protecting users’ personal communications. “We look forward to engaging with the CCI.
WhatsApp remains committed to protecting people’s personal communications with end-to-end encryption and providing transparency about how these new optional features work,” the WhatsApp spokesperson said.

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