“We’ve asked users to agree to the policy. If they don’t agree, we will delete them. There’s no deferment of the policy, says Sibal to the court.
A petition was filed by Seema Singh, through her advocate Meghan, and law student Chaitanya Rohilla asking Whatsapp to roll back their updated policy.
They even asked Whatsapp to either roll back their policy or provide an alternative to opt-out of their platform.
Further, the center cited the 2011 IT Act rules specifying that Whatsapp doesn’t adhere to it plus it fails to recognize the categories of sensitive personal data.