Audio podcast: Why you should care about Whatsapp’s lawsuit against the government


Ashraf Engineer

June 30, 2021

Whatsapp’s case against the new digital rules is important for India’s internet future. WhatsApp argues that the rules violate privacy rights. This comes on the back of attempts by the government to control the digital narrative about it, including pressurising social media companies to remove posts critical of it. Kushagra Sinha, the Litigation and Intermediary Liability lead at the Delhi-based Software Freedom Law Centre, speaks to All Indians Matter.