WhatsApp With India?
Roughly four hundred million people in India use the encrypted messaging platform WhatsApp. Now, the country’s ruling party is trying to force WhatsApp to let the government trace and censor messages. The outcome could change digital freedoms in the world’s largest democracy, and could have strong implications for the future of privacy everywhere.
Seema Mody (Global Markets Reporter, CNBC)
Vindu Goel (Technology and Business Reporter, New York Times)
Chinmayi Arun (Resident Fellow, Yale University)
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