The senior advocate Shyam Divan highlighted that WhatsApp is differentiating between India and Europe’s users in terms of privacy standards. However, the messaging app authority already denied this allegation. Mr. Divan also alleged that WhatsApp already sold a huge amount of metadata to third parties.
From the company side, senior advocate Kapil Sibal said that Europe has their General Data Protection Regulations, where Indian doesn’t. “We will follow the law if Parliament makes it,”
The CJI said, “We are telling you what we heard and read. People think that if A sends a message to B and B to C, the circuit of messages is revealed to Facebook,”