Govt asks WhatsApp to fingerprint texts to ensure traceability, says report
Updated : June 18, 2019 08:10 AM IST
WhatsApp should be able to identify the origin of the text and how many people have read it and forwarded it without having to read it, the report said.
“Fingerprinting WhatsApp messages will help find the originator of the message. That is all we want,” a government official told ET.
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